hardrive is still active after shutdown

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when i shutdown the screen displays (it is now safe to turn off your
computer) but the hardrive is still active, even pressing the power button to
turn of doe`s not work. so i have to switch it off from the mains. i had xp
home edition but upgraded to xp pro. i did not have this problem with xp home
edition. any idea`s. thanks mark
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    "mark" <mark@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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    > when i shutdown the screen displays (it is now safe to turn off your
    > computer) but the hardrive is still active, even pressing the power
    > button to turn of doe`s not work. so i have to switch it off from the
    > mains. i had xp home edition but upgraded to xp pro. i did not have
    > this problem with xp home edition. any idea`s. thanks mark

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