That doesn't sound like a Hardware Fault - something on your Computer is making Windows think there is a serious error when it is turned off. When the box comes up - send the error reprot and look at what Microsoft have to say about it - that may help.
I don't know anything about Scuzzy wires - never had one before. I'm sure somebody will know about that though.
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