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Can't shut down Comp

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My computer uses WinXP professional, it works fine until last week. Now I can not shut down my computer by using the shut down command button. The shut down button act same as the re-start command. The only thing I can do is to turn it off manually. Need help!!!
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go to microsofts website. they have info on XP shutdown problems.
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by:LeeM01
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i can't quite remember whether xp has the same msconfig as win98

(note this is the win98 section)

but try running msconfig
then checking advanced and disabling "fast shutdown"
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