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Pc Does Not Shut Down Instead It Restarts


I have one of 2 problems. 1. When booting my pc, it shows a "verify dmi data pool" something like that msg. But it does not hang, i just want to get rid of it. Help? 2. When trying to shut down my pc (through start menu > shut down) it shuts down and at that same time starts up again (seeing it as i restart). I have tried unchecking the box at the pm in control panel, i have tried disabling power management in the bios. Is there any chance it might be hardware related?Sins the case was build these problems were there. If somebody can help me?

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