PC Restarts When “Shut Down” is Clicked

Posted On 2008-04-16 by FortyPoundHead
Tags: Software Hack/Tweak Tip Windows XP
Views: 1562

When you click on the Shut Down option, your computer restarts instead of shutting down.

  1. Click Start > Run and type REGEDIT

  2. Click the plus sign next to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    then System
    then CurrenControlSet
    then Control
    then click CrashControl

  3. Double-click on AutoReboot on the right side and change the value from 1 to 0.

Close regedit and restart the computer. Now the computer should shut down normally instead of restarting.

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