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Linux's poweroff resets the machine instead of powering it off

I'm using Fedora 20 with Gnome3, and sometimes when I click on Power Off, the machine resets instead of powering off. Actually I don't know if it's being reset or if it's being powered off and then it ...
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PC shut downs automatically after 10-20 second. No POST screen, no beeps

I have this not-so-old computer that's not being used for a year or so. Specs: Motherboard: ASUS PN5-E SLI CPU: Intel Core2Duo E4300 RAM:2x2GB SuperTalent DDR2-800 VGA: Zogis GeForce 7950GT PSU: ...
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Using power button to turn off my locked Windows 7 machine

I want to use the power button to turn off my Windows 7 machine without having to login or unlock it. I want to do this on my machine, plus we will likely want to do it on some student lab machines. ...