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PC won't turn off, not with Shut Down or Restart

Alaska Cowboy
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
My PC won't shutdown with "Shutdown" or "Restart" actions. When I click on these the computer does nothing, doesn't even blink.

I have to do a hard shut-down. When I do this, the PC says "Going to standby mode", and sometimes it goes to standby mode but mot of the time it shuts down. I then re-boot normally.

the PC also has another issue with remote desktop connection, perhaps that's related. If you think it might be related, I'll describe this issue in detail.

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