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It's a free download with fairly complete instructions and examples available at microsoft.com. Do you if there is any easier way to find a name of the manufacturer than to look onto the box in which my power supply came? 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 You may be prompted for a driver. Source

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 | Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/693442 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-performance/vista-hangs-at-shut-down/fe4a8be9-d4ac-4d79-8226-3f8d9ffd55f8

Windows Vista Won't Shut Down

I also agree that running the Microsoft Memory Diagnostic tool is an excellant idea; it will pinpoint memory that is in a state of failure. Creating your account only takes a few minutes. Perform a chkdsk /r for each drive.

I have performed a cleanstartup (no driver startup through msconfig) and tried in safemode; and yet this problem persist and vista refuses to shutdown (without a hard shutdown through the switch).I You can go ahead and defragment your hard drives though this is less likely to be causal than the chkdsk. 3. It seems to restart and shut down fine but still this DST Short Test has me worried. 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.

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Thanks!! Download and run this and see whether you discover something. Think that's a Vista issue in general though. Thanks.

Windows Vista Takes A Long Time To Shut Down

You can look in Windows Update's log to see if any new drivers were installed by Windows Update 2) If no new drivers have been installed, please go to the http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/windows-vista-does-not-shut-down Advertisement minigunn Thread Starter Joined: Nov 1, 2007 Messages: 97 I recently finished a new build and clean installed vista premium. Windows Vista Won't Shut Down Do you think that running Removal Tool again may help? Vista Not Shutting Down Fix The error message should be there.

Just leave it running overnight, and if you still have a problem, come back. this contact form Allen Windows 7 Ultimate SP 1, 64 bit, 32 GB * NIS Vers. 21.6.0.32* Ghost 15 * IE 9, Firefox, Safari. I will be tracking AllenM's diagnostic procedures so as not to interfere with what he is asking you to do. I can get this to happen on any of our Vista machines under any profile I try, so I feel like I can safely rule out the profile at this point. 

Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 Allan Allan BC Advisor 8,080 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:New Jersey Local time:02:31 PM Posted 13 Still got XPS support with Dell, I'll check with them. i have no additional software at this time so it appears to be the same as many others. have a peek here ABOUT About Us Contact Us Discussion Forum Advertising Privacy Policy GET ARTICLES BY EMAIL Enter your email address to get our daily newsletter.

Reports: · Posted 9 years ago Top whs Posts: 17584 This post has been reported. Reports: · Posted 8 years ago Top Jean1971 Posts: 1 This post has been reported. 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?

I have also uninstalled the last round of windows updates that are suspect.

PS. Can you confirm? 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 Please advise on how things go.

Register now! FWIW....your reported Adobe apps are outdated and vulnerable. Txs, WHS, i'll try and will get back with the results. Check This Out Please reply!!! -Andrew Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top Darkness169 Posts: 40 This post has been reported.

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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. I feel that someone actually wants to help me. Oddly enough this never happened until I upgraded to NIS 2011 from 2010. ARTiCREATE, Mar 11, 2017 at 1:16 PM, in forum: Windows Vista Replies: 16 Views: 237 ARTiCREATE Mar 12, 2017 at 6:31 PM Thread Status: Not open for further replies.

Allen Windows 7 Ultimate SP 1, 64 bit, 32 GB * NIS Vers. 21.6.0.32* Ghost 15 * IE 9, Firefox, Safari. Not necessarily, if you have made lots of changes, it takes a while to shut down. I may consider trying to restore system to an earlier point but I fear things are corrupt...any other ideas? more hot questions question feed about us tour help blog chat data legal privacy policy work here advertising info mobile contact us feedback Technology Life / Arts Culture / Recreation Science

Reports: · Posted 9 years ago Top platinum Posts: 1 This post has been reported. I don't have any other Norton products or real time security programs installed. Tech83 :) konrip Contributor4 Reg: 06-Sep-2010 Posts: 59 Solutions: 0 Kudos: 1 Kudos0 Re: Vista won't shut down Posted: 27-Oct-2010 | 2:08AM • Permalink AllenM, sorry I forgot to tell you, Replies are locked for this thread.