Solved

How do shutdown win 2000 Pro

Posted on 2004-09-17
5
209 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-26
hi everybody
my PC use win2000 , Bios Award date 2002, when i shutdown: ... pc is safe shutdown....  
power not down
I must press power button 5 second
please help me
(Win98 :OK)
0
Comment
Question by:LearnITvn
5 Comments
 
LVL 95

Accepted Solution

by:
Lee W, MVP earned 250 total points
ID: 12083587
0
 
LVL 69

Expert Comment

by:Callandor
ID: 12084512
Take a look at the different shutdown diagnoses here (WinXP and Win2K are similar): http://www.aumha.org/win5/a/shtdwnxp.htm
0
 
LVL 5

Expert Comment

by:pysches
ID: 12084814
check that the pc is setup to shut down rather than hibernate, or go into standby..

check on the power options in the control panel.


see the following link for more details.

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=http://support.microsoft.com:80/support/kb/articles/q266/1/69.asp&NoWebContent=1
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:bobo_tech
ID: 12086389
I know the issue with that.  You have an older motherboard that isn't 100 percent acpi compatible.

Easy way to fix it:

Load windows.

Right click on an empty portion of your desktop-click on properties.

Click on the Screensaver tab.

Click on the Power Saving button at the bottom.

Click on the Advanced tab (i think its called advanced or maybe APM).

Check the box that says to use Advanced APM settings.

Click okay, it will take a while before it finally gets back to the desktop.

Now when you shut down, it will shut the computer down completely.
0
 

Author Comment

by:LearnITvn
ID: 12098834
Thanks leew

bobo_tech :
my PC don't have Advanced APM
0

Featured Post

Announcing the Most Valuable Experts of 2016

MVEs are more concerned with the satisfaction of those they help than with the considerable points they can earn. They are the types of people you feel privileged to call colleagues. Join us in honoring this amazing group of Experts.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Skype is a P2P (Peer to Peer) instant messaging and VOIP (Voice over IP) service – as well as a whole lot more.
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…
In an interesting question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/29008360/) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to split a single image into multiple images. The primary usage for this is to place many photographs on a flatbed scanner…

740 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