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« on: October 31, 2004, 09:10:37 AM »

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hey, ive just got my new comp but there is a problem when i shutdown my pc, everytime i shutdown my computer 5 minutes or so later it turns back on again just by itself... so if anyone knows how to fix this plz help me thanks.....
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« Reply #1 on: November 06, 2004, 06:39:59 PM »

Go into the bios and look for a section that might be called something like "power up control".
There are some external events if enabled in the bios that will cause the machine to turn on.
You might have something like "system inactivity timeout" set for so many minutes.... if so disable it.
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