Turning Computer off

  my life rulz 21:30 17 Feb 03

I recently invested in an upgrade to my old computer, replacing the motherboard processor and memory. On my previos machine when I clicked on shutdown it turned off automatically. However with the new system It comes up with the screen

It is now safe to turn off your Computer

And I have to manually press the button? Is there a way to change this. I guessed the power management in the bios but couldn't see anything obvious.

  PA28 21:55 17 Feb 03

You guessed what would normally be correct. Can you let us know your BIOS and someone with then same will, no doubt, post back and tell you where it can be found.

  my life rulz 22:14 17 Feb 03

The Bios is Phoenix Award Bios v6 .00PG i think, but I'm not sure if I'm looking at the right thing

  arykari 01:58 19 Feb 03

go to control panel power options then enable apm hey presto your comp will turn off

  my life rulz 22:23 20 Feb 03

I can't see that option. I've got windows me though.

  Djohn 22:31 20 Feb 03

my life rulz, it should be there, it will be under *Power management*

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