View Full Version : Auto-Power Off after shutdown

01-06-2005, 08:07 PM
My computer always displays the "It is now safe to turn off your computer"
I hasnt always, i used to go off straight away with Win98
Now i use Windows XP Pro It wont do it

Is there anything i can do in Windows or the BIOS to make it shutdown properly again?

Speedy Gonzales
01-06-2005, 08:11 PM
Did u install the videocard drivers?

01-06-2005, 08:12 PM
Video Card Drivers i dont know what that has got to do with it but yes

Speedy Gonzales
01-06-2005, 08:18 PM
Well with some videocard drivers u wont shutdown.

Or it could be the power supply isnt an ATX one. Or the power management in BIOS isnt enabled.

01-06-2005, 08:21 PM
Power Supply - good point.
It is a different one than usual (the other one died)
but i will look in the bios

01-06-2005, 08:24 PM
I did a google search :D
Found that APM needs to be enabled in windows so i will do a shutdown and check

01-06-2005, 08:33 PM
Problem Solved.
Thankyou for your suggestions Speedy_Gonzales