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Shutting Down Vista


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#1 oranznation

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Posted 04 December 2007 - 07:37 PM

My computer has trouble shutting down. I'm running Windows Vista Ultimate 32 bit. For about a month now, it'll get all the way to the shutting down screen, then stay there all night. It used to be that if I manually logged off first, it would then shut down, but now it no longer shuts down unless I turn it off in the back. My other problem, is that whenever I have a dropdown menu, whether it is in the address bar of Mozilla, or the location bar of a folder, it just keeps blinking a lot. Also I have noticed a large decrease in the speed of my machine. Please I need some help.

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Posted 04 December 2007 - 08:44 PM

Is there an extensive amount of red x's in the reliability monitor? Its bundled with Administrative Tools in the Control Panel. This might help you pinpoint the problem.

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Posted 05 December 2007 - 11:47 AM

My computer slowed down considerably when I installed Vista on it. I think Vista is just fundamentally flawed from the start.

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Posted 06 December 2007 - 11:32 AM

hi,,, do you mean you installed a new os on an xp machine,,,, vista needs alot more RAM than xp to run smoothly,,, on xp 1gig was recomended although 512 & 256 would work but it would be a bit slow & not very responsive,,, the same applyes to vista,,, 2gig is recomended although it will run with 1gig or 512 but once again there will be a big differance in proformance,,,, also i read somewhere that vista like's a high end processor like the core2 or the 2.5 GHz & up processors to run smoothley, but i dont know about that one as my friend has a pentium4,, 2.00GHz but with 2gig of ram and all works ok.
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