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Shutdown taking very long time


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#1 Kunal Shah

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Posted 31 October 2009 - 10:39 AM

Hello,
I am using XP professional SP2. Recently i have seen that shutdown is taking very long time (about 4 to 5 minutes)
Probably not a virus issue since i have scanned my pc by Malware bytes Anti-malware, Bitdefender 2010 and Spybot.

What could be the reasons?

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#2 petewills

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Posted 31 October 2009 - 11:02 AM

If you're sure you're not infected, you could try this tool:

Microsoft User Profile Hive Cleanup Service (UPHClean)

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/837115

I find it very effective.

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Posted 31 October 2009 - 11:09 AM

When you shutdown Windows, it closes all open programs. It may be an unresponsive program taking long time to close down.




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