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Computer restarts instead of shutting down during 'Turn off'

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by Tommygunn, Mar 27, 2007.

  1. Tommygunn

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    Since I built my computer a few weeks ago it has been fine. However, in the past few days, when I go to shut it down and turn everything off, it decides to restart/reboot just at the final point when it looks to have turned itself off, exactly as if I had clicked 'restart' with the computer on.
    I have not messed with any options in past few days so I'm a little stumped.
    Any ideas?

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    Intel E6400
    ASUS P5W DH Deluxe
    X1950GT
    WD 320gb, S3, 16mb
    NEC 7173A DVD
    Windows XP
     
  2. Konstantinx New Member

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    It could be anything at this point when I built a computer I had the same exact problem your having I tried many things. What worked for me was getting another psu.
     
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    yeah your power supply has a bad 5 volt standby its not getting enough voltage so it just restarts
     
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    I think it means one of the voltages is too low - not sure which one, there should definitely be someone else on these forums which knows which one. Unfortunately I think the only solution is to get a new power supply, as Konstantinx did - this isn't the first time I've heard of such a problem, it does happen.

    Edit: well, athlon's already answered as to which voltage is low.
     
  5. Tommygunn

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    Ok fellas, I'll look into it.
     

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