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XP Won't Shutdown


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#1 Fett 1138

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Posted 20 February 2009 - 02:17 PM

I have Windows XP Professional SP3 on an HP Compaq, every time I try to shutdown Windows it goes to the welcome/shutdown screen logs off then stays on "Windows is shutting down" forever (literally I've waited up to a week for it to turn off!). I have to turn it off with the power button every time.
I was wondering if there was a patch or something to fix it.

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#2 hamluis

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Posted 20 February 2009 - 03:35 PM

Just a start point...Troubleshooting Windows XP Shutdown Issues - http://www.theeldergeek.com/shutdown_issues_in_xp.htm

I suggest scrolling down to the section where XP hangs at shutdown.

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