win xp home shutdown

  mobileman1953 16:00 25 Sep 06

sometimes not every time when i shutdown my machine hard drive stops spinning monitor shuts down but cpu fan and case fan keep spinning till i turn off the power at the socket any ideas what may cause this

  Diodorus Siculus 16:05 25 Sep 06

Could be many things; take a look at the following link, especially half way down at hardware issues:

Windows XP Shutdown Troubleshooter
click here

  mobileman1953 16:45 25 Sep 06

thanks for the link but computer does not give any error message or hang on shutdown shutdown takes around 30 secs but as i stated sometimes cpu fan and case fan do not stop until power turned off at socket

  mobileman1953 18:44 25 Sep 06

any more ideas anyone if not i will tick resolved


  mobileman1953 19:54 25 Sep 06

thanks anyway

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