computer restarting after i shut down?!!

I just put together a system and every time I shut down windows xp the computer reboots itself. does anyone know how i can fix this problem?
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  1. what mothetboard and PSU dou you have?

    <b>(<font color=yellow>as good as it looks</font color=yellow>)</b>
  2. I have a p4 2.53 on a ecs p4vxad w/ 350watt psu
  3. <b><A HREF=";en-us;Q320299" target="_new"><font color=blue>Windows XP Restarts Unexpectedly or Restarts When You Shut Down the Computer</A></b></font color=blue>

    :smile: Good or Bad have no meaning at all, depends on what your point of view is.
  4. Thanks for the help... now i know that theres an error when shutting down

    error message says "IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL"
    I have taken all the pci cards and booted the computer and shutting down with the same error...
    anyone have any ideas?
  5. Are all of your drivers updated? Also, what version of XP are your running and is it updated? I know Win XP had that problem when it was first released.

    :tongue: <font color=red>Cut the mullet!!</font color=red> :tongue:
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