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Desktop takes a long time to shut down

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#1 inalambrico


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Posted 10 June 2012 - 06:15 PM

Gateway DX4850
i5 2300 CPU 2.8 GHZ
64 bit operating system
Windows 7 Home Premium
Service Pack 1

This problem started about 2 months ago. Windows takes a long time to shut down, at least 5 minutes. Sometimes it doesn't shut down and reboots.

Every shuts down normally, then the grey screen "SHUTTING DOWN" just seems to hang.

On one recommendation I updated the BIOS, that didn't seem to work.

I scanned in safe mode with Malware Bytes Anti Malware and the computer is clean. I use AVAST antivirus.

Any help would be appreciated

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 10 June 2012 - 07:41 PM

FWIW: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-performance/window-7-automatically-reboots-after-shut-down/a99ff8f3-f960-446d-abf3-e62d27ddfde1

Shutdown problems exist on every version of Windows and may occur for any number of reasons.


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