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Problem first occured after I used Norton Removal Tool, was it just coincidence, or was it this program to cause the problem? 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" 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. oldbeefer2 21:25 06 Jan 09 Or it may have been this one click here (I had them both bookmarked). Check This Out

I'd like you to try using msconfig to do a selective startup. 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. ShaunPen 16:03 07 Jan 09 Tried both work arounds and switched off everything in Device Manager that can wake computer but still no luck. Windows Vista Home won't shut down. over here

Windows Vista Takes A Long Time To Shut Down

Please let me know if you have had this problem and found a way to correct it. 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, This will open the 'System Stability Chart' in the right hand pane. Um, my system restore was apparently turned off, and there are no restore points.

sonofwilliam Resolved HJT Threads 81 03-19-2013 08:30 AM computer shut down/ now vista won't start I am operating an Acer vista laptop. My Vista just hangs on message "Shutting Down", I don't get any option to cloes any process or anything. If you do not see the problem at this point then msconfig can be used to turn things back on one at a time until you find the one which is In the left hand pane, under 'Monitoring Tools', select 'Reliability Monitor'.

And I don't have any system restore points :( @Brink: I tried the shutdown /s method, but it gave me an error saying: shutdown.exe failed to initialize, or something close to Vista Not Shutting Down Fix i have an acer duo core laptop and has worked fine until recently and now i have to button down to shut off. Do this for each hard drive on your system. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/windows-vista-does-not-shut-down If all this does not tell us anything we can try using the removal tool one more time to remove NIS and reinstall.

Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top BrinkDroid Posts: 50 This post has been reported. When the screen display comes back, a Windows Error Recovery menu would show up. Let us know if it finds any problem. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and

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Reports: · Posted 7 years ago Top Dieann63 Posts: 1 This post has been reported. http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/forum/windows-29/vista-wont-shut-down-346472/ I usually do it, and everything is fine, but sometimes I just simply forget. Windows Vista Takes A Long Time To Shut Down Not necessarily, if you have made lots of changes, it takes a while to shut down. Will the option Restart work ??

I'm really baffled. his comment is here thanks Reports: · Posted 9 years ago Top whs Posts: 17584 This post has been reported. The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Do you have any other Norton products installed?

Also, when I tried to open Firefox or Openoffice, it did not open. Do you have external USB devices connected during the shut down attempt? 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 | this contact form the section Hard Drive DST Short Test failed.

Please try again now or at a later time. Please advise on how things go. I run Windows 7 Home Edition, Microsoft Essentials, CCleaner, and MalwareBytes.

I had this happen several times and never really found the cause.

OK, try this. Nothing happend for a few days - turning the computer off went without any problems. Maybe it's just my impression, but so far I had absolutelly no troubles with my PSU, it's completelly fine for me. If Check Disk passes, but you still have problems, then try running a Clean Boot.

Longest I waited was 15 - 20 minutes Reports: · Posted 9 years ago Top Lighthouse Posts: 13598 This post has been reported. At the top of the 'Advanced Tools' window, there is a section called 'Performance issues'. Do you see this "hang" on a computer restart or just a full computer shut down? http://controlpanelsource.com/vista-wont/vista-wont-install.html Perhaps, to avoid such issues, your installer should ask for admin rights during upgrade or pure install.

In that case, Lighthouse is right. I tried the battery method, and the computer still cannot shut down :( Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top marks100 Posts: 4507 This post has been reported. I hope you will still be helping me, regards, Konrad. After an hour it was still like that, so I pressed the power button, it went off and on without any problems.

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. I would sure appreciate any ideas on how I can correct this. Best wishes. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Broni Broni The Coolest BC Computer BC Advisor 41,674 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Daly City, CA

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 FWIW....your reported Adobe apps are outdated and vulnerable. Tonight I went to shut it down and when I came back 1 hour later, it said it was waiting for a background program to shutdown, but there was nothing listed MS Windows Vista Home Premium 32-bit SP2 Intel Pentium Dual CPU T3200 @ 2.00 GHz, 3.0GB RAM, Mobille Intel 965 Express Chipset Family This is a Dell Inspiron 1525, and this

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? thanks!! Here is a link to a Microsoft memory diagnostic tool if you don't have another one you prefer. Best wishes.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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