Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Windows 98 SE Shutdown / Restart Issue

Posted on 2004-09-10
4
Medium Priority
?
142 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-28
I'm familiar with the common shutdown issues associated with Win 98, but the issue I'm seeing with this system is a little different.  When I try to shutdown the machine it reboots instead.  Any ideas or suggestions?

Thanks,
Brandon
0
Comment
Question by:brandonr2d2
4 Comments
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:llcooljayce
ID: 12030648
Hi brandonr2d2,

I believe that this is a function of your motherboard and not windows.  I have seen numerous times when the computer does not shut down but restarts and I cannot think of any other reason than hardware.  

Cheers!
0
 

Author Comment

by:brandonr2d2
ID: 12030952
I disabled fast shutdown and that fixed it...  I didn't try this originally because it was the solution to the problem of the computer just not shutting itself off.  I guess it fives this problem as well.

0
 
LVL 59

Expert Comment

by:LeeTutor
ID: 12031935
brandonr2d2, if you solved your problem yourself, then you should go to Community Support (click on the link at the top right of the page labeled Support) and enter a zero point question asking that the question be deleted because you solved it yourself.  Your points will be returned to you.  See this link for more info:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/help.jsp#hi70
I answered my question myself.  What do I do?

LeeTutor
Experts-Exchange Page Editor for Windows 3.x, 9x, ME, and XP
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
ee_ai_construct earned 0 total points
ID: 12204249
Question answered by asker or dialog valuable.
Closed, 85 points refunded.
ee_ai_construct (replacement part #xm34)
Community Support Admin
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Windows 10 Creator Update has just been released and I have it working very well on my laptop. Read below for issues, fixes and ideas.
IF you are either unfamiliar with rootkits, or want to know more about them, read on ....
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …
With the advent of Windows 10, Microsoft is pushing a Get Windows 10 icon into the notification area (system tray) of qualifying computers. There are many reasons for wanting to remove this icon. This two-part Experts Exchange video Micro Tutorial s…

877 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question