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Computer Feezing At Shut Down


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#1 LimeDisease1

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Posted 12 December 2007 - 04:21 PM

everytime I try to shut down my computer, it feezes when it says something like 'computer is now shutting down...'. after this happens, I have a hard time getting windows to restart. I have to try turning my computer on and off multiple times before anything actually happens. does anyone have any suggestions?

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Posted 12 December 2007 - 06:33 PM

First thing I would do...take a look in Event Viewer and see what errors are reflected there that might be pertinent.

You say the computer "freezes"....I think some would say "hangs", just want to be sure I am understanding what happens.

My guess is that the reason you have a hard time restarting Windows...is the fact that a hard shutdown probably corrupts a number of system files, crippling the system just a bit.

http://www.theeldergeek.com/shutdown_issues_in_xp.htm Skip down to Shutdown Does Not Complete...

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Posted 13 December 2007 - 10:35 AM

Another thing to try is downloading and installing the User Profile Hive Cleanup Service which helps to ensure user sessions are completely terminated when a user logs off. System processes and applications occasionally maintain connections to registry keys in the user profile after a user logs off. In those cases the user session is prevented from completely ending.

Also see:
Windows stops responding during Windows XP shut down
Troubleshoot shutdown problems in Windows XP
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Posted 13 December 2007 - 12:21 PM

this could also be that you have too many softwares on your computer which is slowing it down try deleting some if this doesn't work check event viewer as another member said.




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