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Old 2nd February, 2003, 11:39 AM
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Xp Wont Shut Down!

I try to go into start then shut down but when i press shut down, it just returns to my desktop PLS HELP! i want to turn my comp off but i dont what to press power off.
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Old 3rd February, 2003, 02:10 AM
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XP is simply strange about shutting down. All members of the NT family need some time to shut down. Once you've waited long enough to be sure that she won't shut down, captain, holding the power button in for 4 seconds doesn't hurt the OS's feelings.

It's nice not to be reminded that you should shut your machine down properly, and we're running Scandisk(you idiot) the next time you fire up the XP box. Finalfreakingly, you're not a bad boy because the stinkin' OS wouldn't shut down properly. 'Bout time, Billy Bully Boy.
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Old 3rd February, 2003, 08:47 AM
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now your calling me an idiot for keeping my comp alive longer then it would be to just turn the power off?
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Old 3rd February, 2003, 08:48 AM
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Sigh never mind i get what your saying.
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