XP Pro SP3 wont shut turn off

  zeppman 16:16 17 Oct 09
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I hav'nt turned my PC off for a few weeks so dont know when this issue first started.When I try to shut the PC down It says logging off then goes to the Windows screen and I get " it is now safe to turn off your computer " and hangs there.The PC Is not rebooting on It's own as I have read with some.

  woodchip 16:34 17 Oct 09

Try doing a System Restore to older date before taking drastic action

  woodchip 16:40 17 Oct 09

Check BIOS power management according to this click here

Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) capability.

  zeppman 16:45 17 Oct 09

will try the restore and let you know.

  zeppman 18:10 17 Oct 09

have restored to 7 days without sucess .Have noticed that Standbye is greyed out when I go to shut down.

  woodchip 18:35 17 Oct 09

You could try a Repair if you have a full XP Pro CD

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