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Figure : Load startup items not selected Click the Services tab. Best wishes. Allen Windows 7 Ultimate SP 1, 64 bit, 32 GB * NIS Vers. 21.6.0.32* Ghost 15 * IE 9, Firefox, Safari. AllenM, you are most definitely right about the BIOS issue, it could be a communication problem between the graphics card's own BIOS chip and the motherboard's BIOS chip. http://midsolutions.org/windows-vista/windows-vista-takes-a-long-time-to-shut-down.html

Best wishes. i have an acer duo core laptop and has worked fine until recently and now i have to button down to shut off. Regards,Brooks Back to top #8 Allan Allan BC Advisor 8,080 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:New Jersey Local time:03:16 AM Posted 29 July 2012 - 02:08 PM I just sounds like How does HP install software and gather data?

Windows Vista Won't Shut Down

And if you interrupt, it takes longer the next time (or crashes) Reports: · Posted 9 years ago Top FMZ Posts: 142 This post has been reported. Me Too0 Last Comment Replies floplot Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 11-Apr-2009 Posts: 22,295 Solutions: 484 Kudos: 3,473 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 24-Oct-2010 | 3:06PM • Permalink Hello konrip Test laptop with W7 Home Premium 64 bit * NIS Vers. 21.6.0.32 konrip Contributor4 Reg: 06-Sep-2010 Posts: 59 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 1 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 29-Oct-2010 | I dud run a test with the program which you sent me link to.

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  • This will provide us with a high level summary of the health of your system, including such things as application failures, hardware failures and disruptive shutdowns.
  • Thank you for your help Tech83, regards, Konrad. :) Tech83 Virus Trouncer15 Reg: 30-Jul-2008 Posts: 855 Solutions: 14 Kudos: 175 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 02-Nov-2010 | 9:22PM •

I'm also not really sure how to check all these power settings :) . This page requires Javascript. Anyone knows what this means? Click msconfig from the Programs list to open the System Configuration window.

I checked my graphic card - fan was working fine. Windows Vista Takes A Long Time To Shut Down All, I have a question for those having the shut down issue.  Have you tried running basic system maintenance?  (Basic system maintenance includes running a complete disk check, running disk cleanup Not necessarily, if you have made lots of changes, it takes a while to shut down. More Help Is it possible that, let's say, I forgot about it and it got really hot and it just didin't want to turn off because of that?

NEW PROBLEM STARTING ON JULY 18TH, COMPUTER IS OUT OF ORDER: After a couple of hard shutdowns trying to run chkdsk /r (as described in the preceding paragraph), at an attempt Please reply!!! -Andrew Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top Darkness169 Posts: 40 This post has been reported. Answer yes to this and restart your computer. Thanks for all your answers, I'm hoping for more :) Regards, Konrad.

Windows Vista Takes A Long Time To Shut Down

At the top of the 'Advanced Tools' window, there is a section called 'Performance issues'. directory Close Windows. Windows Vista Won't Shut Down Click on the Services tab and down at the bottom put a checkmark on Hide All Microsoft Services. Sfc Scannow Crashes of any kind, etc?

Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List http://midsolutions.org/windows-vista/windows-vista-sp1-rc.html Tech83 :) konrip Contributor4 Reg: 06-Sep-2010 Posts: 59 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 1 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 27-Oct-2010 | 2:08AM • Permalink AllenM, sorry I forgot to tell you, View details", if so click on the error message and it should identify the program.Click to expand... Feb 12, 2006 PC cutting out, not shutting down.

Z7_3054ICK0KGTE30AQO5O3KA3015 hp-online-communities-portlet Actions ${title} Loading... notacat Contributor4 Reg: 07-Nov-2010 Posts: 12 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 1 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 07-Nov-2010 | 6:07PM • Permalink I've read all this thread, some thoughts about my If you have any queries, please do reply back. :) -BrinkDroid *Here's a pic for your reference ;) Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top Darkness169 Posts: 40 This http://midsolutions.org/windows-vista/windows-vista-64-bit-error-8007045d-when-try-to-install-or-download-vista-service-pac.html Articles l l Subscribe l l FOLLOW US TWITTER GOOGLE+ FACEBOOK GET UPDATES BY EMAIL Enter your email below to get exclusive access to our best articles and tips before everybody

Reports: · Posted 9 years ago Top blahxblitzed Posts: 1 This post has been reported. After that try this method to find the problem. Have you tried the crtl-alt-del and clicking on the red icon in the lower rt corner and selecting shutdown?

That will get you out of the loop.

Best wishes. Um, here it is! I don't know if missed part of my earlier post, I said, now, my power supply is 600W. Can you check your BIOS settings and see what any power related settings are set to?

I'd hate to see you have to reboot 30 times back to back to try and reproduce this. Note what happens when the computer attempts to shut down and do the following based on what happens: If Windows still fails to shut down, reopen msconfig and replace the selection Tech83  :) notacat Contributor4 Reg: 07-Nov-2010 Posts: 12 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 1 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 20-Nov-2010 | 7:29AM • Permalink it's not so interesting, I have no weblink Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

I also agree that running the Microsoft Memory Diagnostic tool is an excellant idea; it will pinpoint memory that is in a state of failure. Success always occurs in private and failure in full view. Do you have any other real time security programs installed now or when you used the Norton Removal Tool? Hope this helps Mike Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top Darkness169 Posts: 40 This post has been reported.

Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top BrinkDroid Posts: 50 This post has been reported. Did you get the link for the Norton Removal Tool from the Forum? Then search through the application and system events for the time frame in question. If these steps aren't working, you might try this: Locate shutdown.exe by this path: C:\Windows\System32\shutdown .

Just wanted to say "Thank You" to whs. If the removal tool were to have caused this kind of issue I would expect the problem to occur much more frequently than you describe. Copyright © 2006-2017 How-To Geek, LLC All Rights Reserved

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Allen Windows 7 Ultimate SP 1, 64 bit, 32 GB * NIS Vers. 21.6.0.32* Ghost 15 * IE 9, Firefox, Safari. But how? I know it may sound stupid, but is it possible? Win key + U two times?

Your simple solution cured my longstanding problem. I didn't try the restart button yet And yes this is a laptop Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top LH Posts: 20002 This post has been reported. When fan doesn't turn, my graphic card, gets quite hot.