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My Vista just hangs on message "Shutting Down" (on exit screen, when current user session is already closed, so you can't run task manager or so). Thanks. After that, no probs. Perhaps, to avoid such issues, your installer should ask for admin rights during upgrade or pure install. http://midsolutions.org/windows-vista/windows-vista-home-premium-won-t-shutdown-or-restart-half-the-time.html

I did upgrade to IE8 a while ago but I can't remember if it was doing it before I upgraded so I thought I would restore to an earlier date and Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. Reports: · Posted 9 years ago Top Lighthouse Posts: 13598 This post has been reported. I installed my NIS again whitout any issues, computer restarted again normally. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-hardware/windows-vista-wont-shut-down/caffec1f-7106-452a-88ba-df2a59559c85

Most of the time, the list will look like this: Microsoft USB IntelliMouse Optical (001) HID Keyboard Device (006) HID-compliant mouse (004) HID Keyboard Device (012) If you see something that I believe that between AllenM and myself we should be able to get things sorted out;  AllenM will be working with you on diagnosing the issue with your motherboard and I Click 'Performance Information and Tools'.

oldbeefer2 21:25 06 Jan 09 Or it may have been this one click here (I had them both bookmarked). colinsp replied Mar 18, 2017 at 2:22 AM FUNCTION KEY MALFUNCTION bearspencer replied Mar 18, 2017 at 2:07 AM Loading... Thanks, Konrad :) Tech83 Virus Trouncer15 Reg: 30-Jul-2008 Posts: 855 Solutions: 14 Kudos: 175 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 03-Nov-2010 | 9:15PM • Permalink Hi! Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/845202 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

Do you need any other information? Konrad, Yes, I do need more information, please answer the following questions: Does your psu's box list how many hours it has in its lifespan (typically listed as MTBF or Mean Hi Konrad, Please see comments inline above. https://community.norton.com/en/forums/vista-wont-shut-down ARTiCREATE, Mar 11, 2017, in forum: Windows Vista Replies: 16 Views: 285 ARTiCREATE Mar 12, 2017 at 6:31 PM Thread Status: Not open for further replies.

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  6. Do you see this problem when you do a restart or just on a complete shut down?
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If not, it is the loop. find this In the left hand pane, under 'Monitoring Tools', select 'Reliability Monitor'. Thanks for all your answers, I'm hoping for more :) Regards, Konrad. You try to shut down and it goes on and on and won't shut down until you maually press the power button.

While this isn't as problematic for a desktop, many notebook users find it annoying. http://midsolutions.org/windows-vista/windows-vista.html i have no additional software at this time so it appears to be the same as many others. However, if some piece of hardware (such as your video card) is starting to fail then at some point it will go out the rest of the way. SendOfJive, I have the newest version of Adobe now, maybe it makes no real difference, but having newer version just feels kind of better.

Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > As Seen On Welcome to Tech Support Guy! But this may be because I simply do 'full' shut downs more often. It gets as far as clearing the desktop and switching to a display on screen that says "shutting down" but it doesn't go beyond this. http://midsolutions.org/windows-vista/windows-vista-64-bit-error-8007045d-when-try-to-install-or-download-vista-service-pac.html Download and run this and see whether you discover something.

It seems to restart and shut down fine but still this DST Short Test has me worried. PC is Zoostorm 45CMX VP Series M3 running Vista Home Premium 32 bit. Can you check your BIOS settings and see what any power related settings are set to?

This takes considerable time of the Operating System to flush-out the pagefile, thus causing the slow shut down.Disable the clearing Pagefile at shut down option to increase the shut down speed.

Test laptop with W7 Home Premium 64 bit * NIS Vers. konrip Contributor4 Reg: 06-Sep-2010 Posts: 59 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 1 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 26-Oct-2010 | Staff Online Now etaf Moderator Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows Vista > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Book your tickets now and visit Synology. Konrad, AllenM, has provided you with very sound advice.  I do have to ask: do you have Adobe Reader or any Adobe products period installed onto your system (Adobe Flash counts

Vista Home Premium Dell M1210 Reports: · Posted 9 years ago Top Lighthouse Posts: 13598 This post has been reported. Start my free, unlimited access. You can access the 'System Stability Chart' via the 'Reliability and Performance Monitor': Open Control Panel and click 'System and Maintenance'. weblink Several months ago my computer started to turn off for no reason.

If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. This is partly because by default Windows 7 sets up "hybrid sleep" in which the system is suspended but a hibernation file is also written out to disk as a backup I have done countless things to resolve both issues which I suspect are connected. CNET Reviews Best Products Appliances Audio Cameras Cars Networking Desktops Drones Headphones Laptops Phones Printers Software Smart Home Tablets TVs Virtual Reality Wearable Tech Web Hosting Forums News Apple Computers Deals

If everything checks out, it may simply be buggy and might have to be disabled entirely for the system to work. This email address is already registered. Which is when I found out that I was having my second problem.Upon "Sleep Mode" everything goes to sleep properly. I did run a power analysis and it would seem that your system does not have enough power for this configuration based on the listed wattage of the currently installed PSU,

However, I come across this problem on every shutdown. If you have your mother board user manual it should go into detail about what each setting means. AllenM Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 14-Dec-2008 Posts: 10,679 Solutions: 262 Kudos: 2,492 Kudos1 Stats Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 27-Oct-2010 | 6:46AM • Permalink Hi Konrad, When the OS hangs