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  1. #1
    ROG Guru: Yellow Belt Array
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    Oct 2012

    Hold down power button, force shutdown. How to prevent reboot?

    I have a G501vw notebook.

    If computer blue screens or freezes, when i hold the power button down, it forces shutdown, as expected.

    BUT, as soon as I release the power key, it starts up immediately again.

    I don't want the pc to boot up. How do I set it that way?

    I can keep holding the power button down and it will not reboot, but as soon as I release the key, it boots up.
    I don't like that

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    ROG Guru: Brown Belt Array sk2play's Avatar
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    Dec 2013

    Check BIOS settings to change 'options' upon power failure
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