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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: 26-Oct-2010 | So, I think inserting this screenshot will not help, but if you want this info anyway, I can do it :) . Konrad, AllenM, is right.  Once your graphics card fan begins to fail, you can rest assured that the graphics card itself will fail a very short time later (on rare occasion Do you have external USB devices connected during the shut down attempt? Source

The "hangs" you describe do not appear as yet to be really harmful since Windows is apparently shutting down properly but if the video card is going out then it will Wait a sec, do you have shutdown.exe in System32? But then after few days, when I wanted to turn it off, it stopped on "Shutting Down". Figure : Load startup items not selected Click the Services tab.

Windows Vista Won't Shut Down

But I will get it, if it's needed :) . Maybe Straspey might be right. the power button does not shut down the PC.... Tech83 :) konrip Contributor4 Reg: 06-Sep-2010 Posts: 59 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 1 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 29-Oct-2010 | 1:54AM • Permalink AllenM, I have 2GB RAM.

  1. Test laptop with W7 Home Premium 64 bit * NIS Vers. 21.6.0.32 Tech83 Virus Trouncer15 Reg: 30-Jul-2008 Posts: 855 Solutions: 14 Kudos: 175 Kudos1 Stats Re: Vista won't shut down Posted:
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  3. 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
  4. Txs, WHS, i'll try and will get back with the results.
  5. Best wishes.
  6. As I mentioned earlier, I am not of the belief that this really caused the problem.
  7. Big thanks for help from both of you, regards, Konrad :) AllenM Guru Norton Fighter25 Reg: 14-Dec-2008 Posts: 10,679 Solutions: 262 Kudos: 2,492 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 29-Oct-2010

Action taken: Cleaned by deleting - quarantined." (File recently had been used once unintentionaly, never used before.) SHUTDOWN FROM SAFE MODE: Yes, the system shuts down properly from safe mode. 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. Best wishes. Right-click on your empty desktop, click New Shortcut, and type in the following: After creating the shortcut, double-click on it, and a dialog box showing: "Your computer is about to shutdown."

I don't have any other Norton products or real time security programs installed. Fyi, I have a Vista recovery CD rather than the installation DVD if needed.) (By the way, the former Windows Error Recovery screen I was used to knowing before, is the No, create an account now. 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! Test laptop with W7 Home Premium 64 bit * NIS Vers. 21.6.0.32 elsewhere Norton Fighter25 Reg: 30-May-2009 Posts: 1,116 Solutions: 67 Kudos: 935 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 30-Oct-2010 Tech83 :) notacat Contributor4 Reg: 07-Nov-2010 Posts: 12 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 1 Kudos1 Stats Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 15-Nov-2010 | 3:24AM • Permalink Tech83, it looks like you are right. Here is a couple more ways to shutdown windows.

Windows Vista Takes A Long Time To Shut Down

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 http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/252057-44-computer-complete-shut-down May 1, 2011 #3 Mark56 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,889 Yes that would work on Vista but not the home edition as it does not have gpedit. Windows Vista Won't Shut Down Konrad, I have re-done the power analysis and yes a 600 watt psu should cover the work load.  The only other way I know to get the name of the psu Sfc Scannow Do you see any other symptoms at all?

Louis Using The REPORT Button BC Forum Rules Malware Removal Logs Forum Am I Infected Forum Before You Post About A Problem Back to top #3 Allan Allan BC Advisor 8,080 http://upxpress.net/windows-vista/wireless-dell-laptop-vista-doesn-t-see-wired-desktop-vista-printers.php Sep 22, 2005 Laptop shutting down (bluescreen, Vista Jan 1, 2011 PC reboots when shutting down Dec 15, 2006 PC randomly shutting itself down Oct 10, 2009 PC keeps shutting down Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate. What happens now ?

If you have trouble knowing which ones might be relevant let me know what the model and manufacturer of your mother board is. I tried it but get a error message "Windows cannot fine gpedit.msc. Vista General Vista will not shut down ????:cry: Hey all, I am new to the forums and have been using Vista for about 5 months (seems like 50 years :confused: ). http://upxpress.net/windows-vista/windows-vista-lost-vista-os-need-someone-to-help.php Reports: · Posted 9 years ago Top Lighthouse Posts: 13598 This post has been reported.

I have to manually hold in my power button for 5... From start menu go to Accessories and then find the Command Prompt entry. But it just does not shut down.

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Reports: · Posted 9 years ago Top whs Posts: 17584 This post has been reported. Allen Windows 7 Ultimate SP 1, 64 bit, 32 GB * NIS Vers. 21.6.0.32* Ghost 15 * IE 9, Firefox, Safari. whats you system spec's make & model, as it always been like this or just started ? http://upxpress.net/windows-vista/windows-vista-new-and-windows-vista-old-what-a-mess.php Click on "Performance Information and Tools", click on Advanced Tools and see if it has any yellow error messages at the top of the screen.

If so try disconnecting those and see if it makes a difference. Insert the screenshot(s) into your next post.  Below is an example of a 'System Stability Chart' showing a disruptive shutdown ie using the power button to shutdown the computer. ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter. ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter.

Hello So I tried shutting down my computer, but it won't shut down... note: Save your work and close any open software programs before troubleshooting. 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 In the left hand pane, under 'Monitoring Tools', select 'Reliability Monitor'.

Also if NIS is working properly for you, this would also indicate the removal tool did the proper clean-up. For tracking the cause, that is more difficult. 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. Why don't you try this method?

Thank you so much for your valuable support, I really dont know what to do. So now I need new help please, in order to get back to my normal life. Tech83 :) notacat Contributor4 Reg: 07-Nov-2010 Posts: 12 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 1 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 07-Nov-2010 | 5:28PM • Permalink I have Windows Vista Ultimate SP2 32bit, I To run checkdisk, right-click on a command prompt icon and open as administrator.