XP reboots imediately after shut down

I just built a new computer.  AMD 2700 processor, 512MB 3200 ram, 120GB harddrive and a Biostar M7NCD motherboard.  I loaded the OS (xp home), loaded the divers, did windows updates, loaded program software.  The problem is that it won't shut down.  After you attempt shutdown it will shutdown and then immediately reboots. I checked the power settings, looked for anything odd in he BIOS, and even tried changing the jumpers on the motherboard!  I'm stumped, anyone have any ideas?

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Look on the Biostar homepage for newer drivers and tools, download all and install them, then try again.
OK - Windows XP has a built in setting to restart on program failure - this usually the problem.

The most common problem is Roxio EZ-CD - you need to either update to the latest version, or use an alternative (such as Nero).

I had the same problem, but uninstalling roxio cured it.

Try this site for more possible solutions.


Hope this helps

jizwhizAuthor Commented:
Well, I tried all the Biostar stuff, even talking to them.  They were sure it was a windows problem.  But after a couple weeks it wouln't evn boot up!  Checked the cpu, memory and video and they were all ok.  So L just have to assume it was a bad board to begin with.  I put in a new board and it has been running fine since! Thanks to all!

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