Problem with shutdown

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by hmadacompaq, Apr 27, 2013.

  1. hmadacompaq macrumors newbie

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    #1
    i have MBP late 2008 15 inch
    when i want to shutdown the lap is closing and open again
    so it make restart instead of shutdown

    i think that problem from hardware .... Am i right ?

    plz how can i fix it i can't shutting down my MBP
     
  2. hmadacompaq thread starter macrumors newbie

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  3. srsub3 macrumors 6502

    srsub3

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    #3
    to me is a software problem. try to backup everything and do a clean install...
     
  4. hmadacompaq thread starter macrumors newbie

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    i have osx and win 7 both of them have the same problem
     
  5. onirocdarb macrumors regular

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    First make sure that you have everything backed up.

    When you try to shut it down do you shut it down from the apple dropdown menu? If yes hold down the physical button and see if that does anything
     

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