On a IBM Thinkpad 380z (which is not too old) running windows 98 (factory) when you ask it to restart or to shut down - windows does everything BUT actually turning the hardware off as it is supposed to do. The screen displays "windows is closing down" or whatever - but the hardware stays on. If you request a "restart" it just sits at that screen that says windows is shutting down...
DOES ANYBODY KNOW WHY THIS MACHINE IS DOING THIS? It is new to me so I did erase the drive and let the factory disks set it up same as new.