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Small Problem Regarding My Desk Top

cicso sfp
05-18-2010, 10:47 PM
When i switch on the plug of my pc the cpu gets started automatically, can any one say what would be the reason behind it.

lsilvest
05-19-2010, 07:12 AM
Your bios power settings must be set to turn the computer on after a power loss which is a good setting for an HTPC so you don't miss any recordings.

You can change that in the bios.

cicso sfp
05-19-2010, 10:46 PM
So, what you advice me to do should i change the settings or leave it, if you want me to change how to do it can you please explain.

lsilvest
05-20-2010, 06:39 AM
I can't tell you what to do unless I know what you want.

If you use the computer to do recordings, then you want to make sure the computer comes back on if you have a power loss so you don't miss the recordings. In that case just leave it alone if it's automatically coming on after power loss.

If you don't want that, then change the settings in the bios. How to do that depends on your bios. There should be power settings that tell the computer what to do after a power loss: nothing, same state as when power went out, or full on. Check your motherboard manual.

cicso sfp
05-20-2010, 10:50 PM
It's nothing like it is coming on after a power loss, it's just that when ever i switch on my pc, the cpu turns on automatically. This problem started after a power loss as you said.

lsilvest
05-20-2010, 11:09 PM
You first said when you "switch on the plug", then you said "when I switch on my pc"???????

When you shut down your pc are you using a surge protector or power block that you are turning off? If so, that is the same thing as losing power since you are turning off the power to the pc. If that's not the case, then I have no idea what you are saying.

cicso sfp
05-21-2010, 10:41 PM
Sorry small mis communication it is actually the plug which is connected to my pc.

lsilvest
05-21-2010, 11:13 PM
Sorry small mis communication it is actually the plug which is connected to my pc.

Then it's what I said in the first place. If your bios is set to resume after power loss, it doesn't make any difference how the power goes off. Check your bios settings.

kharaa
05-22-2010, 01:59 PM
out of curiousity, are you shutting down your computer properly? or are you just taking turning the power off?

cicso sfp
05-23-2010, 11:42 PM
I do shut down my computer properly and switch off the plug after it is completely turned off.

kharaa
05-24-2010, 01:03 AM
weird, that it still boots up like that then..

well if you don't want it to happen like others said, you can change it in the bios, or you can leave it on, so that if your power is interupted you don't lose your recordings!

lsilvest
05-24-2010, 02:15 PM
weird, that it still boots up like that then..

well if you don't want it to happen like others said, you can change it in the bios, or you can leave it on, so that if your power is interupted you don't lose your recordings!

It's not weird. When he shuts down he's completely turning the power off. When he hits the switch again ( and I gather he's referring to the i/o switch, not the power button), the power is back on and the computer treats it just like a power outage and there are bios settings to start the system again. It's not just turning on for no reason. It's confusing because he is not explaining it properly and hasn't said what the bios settings are, so we can't help without knowing that.

cicso sfp
05-24-2010, 10:46 PM
Cool i will check out the complete information about the bios and get back to you.