Having problems with your E-Machines eMonster 500a PC Desktop ?

This machine has WinXP pro on it. When shutting the machine down, it goes into "It is now safe to turn your machine off." when you hit the power button, it apparently goes into standby?, because the power light goes into a stutter mode, very fast blink. How can I get it to shut down.

Answers :

Check the BIOS to see if ACPI is enabled.
Might try looking in event viewer/Application or System log files to see what may be hanging it up.
It may also even be a virus.

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