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Which is when I found out that I was having my second problem.Upon "Sleep Mode" everything goes to sleep properly. 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. It may take a while to perform all the procedures, but it will help the machine run and boot quicker:For Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Win7, ignore the first couple of sentences about checking "resources" Symptom 2: The system wakes up for no apparent reason. http://roguewb.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-home-premium-won-t-shutdown-or-restart-half-the-time.html

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SearchEnterpriseDesktop Search the TechTarget Network Sign-up now. Download this expert guide to find the best choice for you. Tech83 konrip Contributor4 Reg: 06-Sep-2010 Posts: 59 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 1 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 25-Oct-2010 | 8:56AM • Permalink I have Windows Vista: Home Premium SP2 32bit, I know that is not the way to shut down a computer - and I'm probably causing myself more problems. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-hardware/windows-vista-wont-shut-down/caffec1f-7106-452a-88ba-df2a59559c85

I am older, my glasses are in the shop and I sincerely hope I... If all this does not tell us anything we can try using the removal tool one more time to remove NIS and reinstall. 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

  1. Unless you are running different software on the occasions that you see this "hang" that you are not normally running the other times I doubt this is the issue.
  2. And now my Adobe products are all up to date.
  3. And after a next week it happend again - computer didn't want to turn off.
  4. User-1229748 16:16 06 Jan 09 i would uninstall the recent updates then if that solves it reinstall them one by one to find the problem update.
  5. Thanks, Tech83, I had a look at this program, while my fan was working - it showed that temperature is fine.
  6. Any form of help will be appreciated. :smile: Thank you.
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  8. I mention the network device here as a specific example because one of the most common culprits for this problem is "wake on LAN," a feature where a computer can be

platinum, I think it is probably in a loop. I did make sure that all of these methods enabled the PC to wake up of course. Best wishes. DaveA, Jul 23, 2009 #5 aka Brett Banned Joined: Nov 25, 2008 Messages: 16,918 Do you have anything plugged into the usb ports aka Brett, Jul 25, 2009 #6 janehrn

Best wishes. Allen Windows 7 Ultimate SP 1, 64 bit, 32 GB * NIS Vers. 21.6.0.32* Ghost 15 * IE 9, Firefox, Safari. Ransomware prevention strategies for Windows Server admins One ransomware infection can lock up critical data and disrupt the business, but these tips can help boost your data center's ... https://community.norton.com/en/forums/vista-wont-shut-down Allen Windows 7 Ultimate SP 1, 64 bit, 32 GB * NIS Vers. 21.6.0.32* Ghost 15 * IE 9, Firefox, Safari.

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Tech83 Virus Trouncer15 Reg: 30-Jul-2008 Posts: 855 Solutions: 14 Kudos: 175 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 01-Nov-2010 | 9:50PM • Permalink Hi! http://searchenterprisedesktop.techtarget.com/How-to-troubleshoot-a-Windows-system-that-wont-shut-down You have exceeded the maximum character limit. I did the full 'format' of my system 2 months ago, and I didn't installed many programs, so I think my computer is relativelly clean. Success always occurs in private and failure in full view.

The most common symptom is a system that attempts to go into sleep mode, but then immediately wakes up for no apparent reason. (Or it may simply fail to sleep at this content I checked my graphic card - fan was working fine. What do you call a long time? I have a Dell Inspiron that is about 4 yrs old.

After the computer comes back up try a couple of shut down tests and see if there is any difference. This tells me that Windows has completed everything it needs to do for a graceful shut down. 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. weblink When fan doesn't turn, my graphic card, gets quite hot.

At some point Windows should forcefully shut down any processes that are still hanging. Next time you boot into Windows, go to Start/Search and type CMD, Right click the CMD results and Run As Administrator. This email address is already registered.

AllenM Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 14-Dec-2008 Posts: 10,679 Solutions: 262 Kudos: 2,492 Kudos2 Stats Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 28-Oct-2010 | 8:32PM • Permalink Hi Konrad, Your issue really does

Click 'Open Reliability and Performance Monitor'. Click 'Performance Information and Tools'. Nothing happend for a few days - turning the computer off went without any problems. Therefore, there are multiple factors that must...

For the system drive Windows will tell you that it needs to schedule the chkdsk for the next restart. PS. It has happened to me more than once. check over here Windows 7 Pro 64 bit NSBU 22.9.0.71 IE 11 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: 24-Oct-2010 |

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! At the top of the 'Advanced Tools' window, there is a section called 'Performance issues'. The device in question often sports an out-of-date driver, and a simple update may solve the problem. 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

Thanks.Jane janehrn, Jul 26, 2009 #7 jumanji Joined: Jul 25, 2009 Messages: 45 this hapened to me u shoould close all programs before u turn of and remove charge and ShaunPen 14:46 06 Jan 09 Locked Can anyone help? After that, no probs. I dud run a test with the program which you sent me link to.

I see the only warning for the shutdown time in the system log: event 1530 UserProfileSerce:  3 user registry handles leaked from \Registry\User\S-1-5-21-2029750519-851412660-3301030537-1000:Process 832 (\Device\HarddiskVolume1\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Engine\18.1.0.37\ccSvcHst.exe) has opened key \REGISTRY\USER\S-1-5-21-2029750519-851412660-3301030537-1000Process His/her last post was 7 months ago, but it solved my problem today. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Thanks for your help so far, regards, Konrad.

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