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Old 04-13-02, 03:16 PM
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How do you get Win XP to powerdown your computer?

Is there some kind of tweak, or box I have to check/uncheck?


Really like Win XP, but would like to have it turn off my computer automatically as it did when I had Win ME.

Also, if you have any sites that you recommend for tips, tweaks, and toys for Win XP then post a link.

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Old 04-13-02, 04:38 PM
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I click on start>turnoff>turnoff. Do you mean a shortcut?
You could try www.tweakxp.com
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Windows shuts down, but the computer doesn't turn off. You have to push the button to shut off the computer.

My family who use the computer while I'm at work forget to shut off the computer because it automatically shut off by itself when I had Win ME.

I just am afraid they'll damage it by not pressing the power button

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Old 04-13-02, 08:14 PM
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You can check the power options in the control panel to see if the power settings need to be tweaked.

Also, you could check the BIOS to see what the power save settings are set there... If Power Save is disabled, the computer won't automatically shut off.

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