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Modify your browser's settings to allow Javascript to execute. You should be clicking the Windows shutdown menu, not the power button on the computer system. Still got XPS support with Dell, I'll check with them. View details", if so click on the error message and it should identify the program.Click to expand... his comment is here

Today I also updated my graphic card drivers. Anyone of you have any idea why it's happening? http://www.microsoft.com/techn.....lorer.mspx Reports: · Posted 9 years ago Top lhackley Posts: 1 This post has been reported. I feel that someone actually wants to help me.

Windows Vista Won't Shut Down

I need my working horse to be really working. If your virus scanning software does not find any problems, skip to the next step. The usual Windows Error Recovery screen appeared, selected Start Windows Normally, but no signs of chkdsk process.

  1. Please see this post and follow the suggestions there.
  2. When fan doesn't turn, my graphic card, gets quite hot.
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  5. How much memory do you have by the way?
  6. konrip Contributor4 Reg: 06-Sep-2010 Posts: 59 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 1 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 28-Oct-2010 | 1:35AM • Permalink Tech83, as you said I did reinstall all the
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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. msconfig can help to narrow that down. Reports: · Posted 9 years ago Top platinum Posts: 1 This post has been reported. Be sure to run this for each drive if you have more than one. 2.

But this can't be the problem, because they were there for 2 years, and there was no problem at all. Windows Vista Takes A Long Time To Shut Down Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top BrinkDroid Posts: 50 This post has been reported. I hope you will still be helping me, >> I know I am happy to help when I can and I know everyone else who offers advice is also happy to thanks!!

Also I have an issue with my graphic card - fan on it, sometimes doesn't work unless I flick it with my fingers. I will be tracking AllenM's diagnostic procedures so as not to interfere with what he is asking you to do. Win key + U two times? May 1, 2011 #7 Mark56 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,889 It had to be something like that, the hard part is finding it.

Windows Vista Takes A Long Time To Shut Down

Can you do a system restore prior to the problem happening. Best wishes. Windows Vista Won't Shut Down 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 Sfc Scannow This is all for now. ;) -BrinkDroid (Andrew) EDIT: I forgot to add the -f switch in the picture.

Do you have any other Norton products installed? this content Do you see any such message? Can you confirm? Ask the experts!

After an hour it was still like that, so I pressed the power button, it went off and on without any problems. When turning on the PC again, starts the menu for safe mode because Windows was not closed properly at the last session. If it does work, then you will know that one of those programs is causing the issue and you can figure out which one it is by process of elimination. weblink Just leave it running overnight, and if you still have a problem, come back.

AllenM, I also don't really want to run Norton Removal Tool, although the problem first occured after running it, is it possible that it was just a coincidence? >> Absoutely! Do you have any other real time security programs installed now or when you used the Norton Removal Tool? Say yes, exit the command prompt window, and reboot.2) What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?3) Does the

I tried it but get a error message "Windows cannot fine gpedit.msc.

Cheers! I usually do it, and everything is fine, but sometimes I just simply forget. Now go back through the list and put a checkmark back on anything which has Norton or Symantec in the Service or Manufacturer columns. Thanks a lot.

As before, go back through the list putting a checkmark on any Norton or Symantec related entries. I did not realize it is only once in about 30 reboots. This is starting to make me think something is going on with the BIOS as it is the last piece which should be involved in powering down the computer. check over here Reports: · Posted 9 years ago Top Lighthouse Posts: 13598 This post has been reported.

CHKDSK: Ran chkdsk /r, exited Dos prompt, clicked the reboot instruction on Windows with no response, then clicked the currently non-working off icon, ctrl+alt+del, and physical switch, then had to make Most generally PNY's graphics cards ship with about a year warranty; how old is the graphics card? note: Save your work and close any open software programs before troubleshooting. I recommend that you download and install SpeedFan version 4.41 when the site loads click on the blue words SpeedFan 4.41 to begin the download and the follow your standard procedure for

The problem is that Vista doesnt shut down since about one week ago. I can only shut down by holding down power... But I will get it, if it's needed :) . Restart the computer and continue to the next step.

Click on the Services tab and down at the bottom put a checkmark on Hide All Microsoft Services. Back to top #6 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 52,357 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:02:16 AM Posted 27 July 2012 - 02:04 PM <> Tech83 :) SendOfJive Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 07-Feb-2009 Posts: 12,428 Solutions: 728 Kudos: 5,918 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 27-Oct-2010 | 10:09PM • Permalink Adobe Reader 8.2.5 is still Yes I do, I created a shortcut of it on my desktop and used it.