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Old 03-19-2004, 04:08 AM   #1
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Default XP shutdown causes lock up

I have a stable XP OS in my PC. Problem occuring on shutdown. When the OS reaches the final screen of the shutdown sequence, screen freezes, computer locks totally and I have to turn off the power at the mains socket. (neither reset or main switch on PC have any effect.) I am unable to reboot the PC for up to 30minutes and when I turn the mains power on the PC boots from the mains switch rather than the on/off button on the PC. No error messages appear at any stage.

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Old 03-19-2004, 01:03 PM   #2
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Default Re: XP shutdown causes lock up

Very weird. Try clearing the CMOS and see if that helps.
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