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3 year old Dell desktop computer does not power down, fan keeps running and green light blinking. I am going to Start, turn off computer, turn off. I have unplugged the computer and started it up again, but for over a week now it won't turn off!


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Usually when a computer won't shutdown in WinXP it is trying to close many files. It sounds as if you have something hanging up and until you find the specific driver this will continue.
\015\012I would first check your registry with some type of utility like Norton Disk Doctor which checks and removes unused and garbage from your registry. This would be at least a first start to find out what is happening.
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