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Pc won't shutdown or sleep, only restart


Vamoose

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#1
Hi there,

I was running Windows 7 home premium on my pc on a 2TB hdd, and it was running fine, I had a 500GB as a separate hdd aswell, attached at the time. So I installed windows 8 on the 500GB hdd, activated it, tried to restart, I restarts, but now in both windows 8 and 7, I am having trouble:

In windows 8:
Press shutdown, it does nothing, press restart, it restarts, press sleep, it restarts.

In windows 7:
press shutdown, it restarts, press restart, it restarts, press sleep, it restarts.

What must I do?!
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Wimdows

znod

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#2

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Win7 Ult on DIY; Win8 Pro on MBP/Parallels; Win7 Ult on MBP/Boot Camp; Win7 Ult/Win8 Pro on HP
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
    System Manufacturer/Model
    DIY Rig; MacBook Pro (MBP)/Parallels/Boot Camp; HP Pavilion dv6500t Laptop
    CPU
    Intel i7-2600K (sometimes OC'd to 4.8 GHz)
    Motherboard
    ASUS P8P67 Deluxe Rev B3
    Memory
    16 GB Corsair Vengeance
    Graphics Card(s)
    EVGA 570 SC
    Monitor(s) Displays
    Gateway
    Hard Drives
    Dual Boot:
    Win7 Ult RAID 0 on OCZ Revo x2 and
    Win7 Ult RAID 0 on Caviar Black SATA 3's
    PSU
    Cooler Master Silent Pro 1000W
    Case
    Cooler Master 932 HAF
    Cooling
    Zalman CNPS9900MAX-B CPU Fan
    Keyboard
    Logitech Cordless Desktop MX 5500
    Mouse
    Logitech Cordless Desktop MX 5500
    Internet Speed
    20 Mbps Download/2+ Mbps Upload
    Other Info
    Pioneer Blu-ray Burner/DVD Burner

liney2000

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#3
Hi, I had the exact same issue and tried ALL of the tricks from many sites.
The best clue came from someone who was suggesting that hardware drivers were the key to this problem and it seemed logical.
My problem was from a USB 4 port hub. I pulled the plug on it and everything went back to normal. I guess front USB ports could cause the same problem.
While this fixed my issues, I have read laptop users with the same or similar issues. I guess their best bet is to update the latest drivers from their manufacturer.
Hope it helps.

Hi there,

I was running Windows 7 home premium on my pc on a 2TB hdd, and it was running fine, I had a 500GB as a separate hdd aswell, attached at the time. So I installed windows 8 on the 500GB hdd, activated it, tried to restart, I restarts, but now in both windows 8 and 7, I am having trouble:

In windows 8:
Press shutdown, it does nothing, press restart, it restarts, press sleep, it restarts.

In windows 7:
press shutdown, it restarts, press restart, it restarts, press sleep, it restarts.

What must I do?!
 

My Computer

System One

  • OS
    Windows 8 64
    System Manufacturer/Model
    Self Built
    CPU
    Core i5 3570K
    Motherboard
    P8Z77-V
    Memory
    G.Skill DDR3-2133 16GB
    Graphics Card(s)
    Sapphire ATI HD 7870 OC

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