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PC randomly booting up Win7

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#1
I have a problem with my computer for the past 2-3 days, when it is off (fully shut-down, NOT hibernating or in sleep mode), a couple times randomly boots itself up. Mostly in the middle of the night waking me up an sometimes when i am away from home.
I have looked into event viewer to see what boots it, but I have found nothing.
In my BIOS i have WAKE-on LAN - DISABLED...

Anyone knows what is the problem ?! Thanks
 
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#2
turn off the psu switch or unplug

if it turns on again after you did those things run for your life.
 
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LoLz
 
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#5
Sounds like a good plot for a future addition to the Paranormal Activity series.

Jokes aside, could it be possible that your CPU socket has bent pins? I once purchased a Gigabyte board (which was fixed promptly), that had bent pins. When I 'shutdown' the computer, it would seem like it powered off, but will eventually turn itself back on. Possibly because the CPU was prevented from entering the powered down state.
 

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#6
Any dehumidifier option in the bios ?, if so turn it off.

 
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I think the psu or motherboard are the suspects, I will try with another psu first...
 
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i looked more deeply/closely in EventViewer and i found some WARNING logs (image 1) and i disabled WLAN AutoConfig Service (image 2) and i hope this will fix the problem...

IMAGE 1



IMAGE 2


 

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disable automatic power on in the bios
 
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I've had a faulty on off switch do that ,you can swap it with the reset button to test for that
 
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#11
This gave me a bit of a laugh, but I've had this issue before. I'll shut it down completely (after weeks of putting it to sleep) and out of no where it'll just boot up.

It might sound strange but try unplugging your mouse/keyboard when you shut it off.
 
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#12
i might reset bios setting first and test it back
 
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#13
i reset the BIOS and and i put everything related to power to DISABLED and in the evening when i go to sleep i switched off the PSU... :p