Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: PC won't shutdown, always hangs at "Shutting Down" screen

05 Dec 2011   #1
sastek

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 
PC won't shutdown, always hangs at "Shutting Down" screen

Hi all, you guys did a great job of solving the BSOD problem on my laptop, but now my PC is playing up so I need your help again

When I try to shutdown my PC it nearly always hangs at the "Logging Off" or "Shutting Down" screen, the only time it shuts down properly is immediately aftwer it has been freshly started. It seems to me that a program or driver is causing the problem.

if you can tell me what you need I can attach it asap.

Dell Optiplex GX620
Intel Pentium Dual Core Processor
4 GB RAM
Win 7 Ultimate


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

05 Dec 2011   #2
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Microsoft does have a fix available, but you have to request it from them.

Have a look at this article, and then click the fix link at the top of the page.

You cannot make a computer that is running Windows 7 shut down or sleep
My System SpecsSystem Spec
05 Dec 2011   #3
sastek

Windows 7 Ultimate x86
 
 

Thanks, I'll check it out
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


02 Sep 2013   #4
imcanadian

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
PC won't shutdown, always hangs at "Shutting Down" screen

I am not sure what caused this with the problem of shutdown or logging off in hanging. My computer is:

Acer M3450 with Microsoft Windows 7 with 64X. Yes I did ran through anti-virus or malware to see if any issues caused this. All I have is clean with no virus or malware. Any idea what next to correct this problem. Remember I am new with Windows 7 after many years with Windows XP Professional and never have Vista before got this new comptuer.

Your help would be appreciated!

Thanks,

John
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 PC won't shutdown, always hangs at "Shutting Down" screen




Thread Tools





Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7 - Stuck on "Shutting down screen" - Nvidia 110.70 beta drive
Hello, Sorry for making a new thread, but it seems this subject needs one as it differs from others. So basicly when I ever try to shut down my computer it just gets stuck on the shutting down screen. I search through older threads and such and found a way to see if there is any errors at Even...
Graphic Cards
Computer "hangs up" before windows 7 start up screen
Hi All, My name is Freddy and I have a big computer question. I am new to working on computers so I decided to build my own computer and it has been working great except for this major issue. When I started up my computer yesterday, it began boot as usual displaying the info for my graphics card...
General Discussion
Windows 7 "hangs" at startup, screen goes black and restarts itself
My acer laptop (acer aspire 5745DG 3D) recently got really slow and laggy. What was more strange is that in task manager it showed 0-9% CPU usage. Then there were more stages that lead it to go wrong. Anyway, i have removed the hard drive (Western digital blue) and saved all my important data to a...
General Discussion
Computer hangs at "Starting Windows" screen for over one minute.
Hello, I just finished building my computer the other day and installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit edition. The install went great and the computer is amazingly fast, but I am less than impressed with the boot time. I have windows installed on two Corsair Force GT 60 GB Solid State Drives in...
Installation & Setup
BSOD after shut down hangs on "Shutting down"
First let me thank those that offer their help to me. The time people put in to help strangers is hugely appreciated. I've followed the thread creation instructions and the files are attached. The problem I am having is the system hangs on "Shutting Down" and only throws the Blue Screen if I...
BSOD Help and Support
Change font of "Welcome", "Logging Off" and "Shutting down"?
How do I change the font of "Welcome", "Logging Off" and "Shutting down"? Is it hard coded in a uifile? Which file are the words in? Is the file written in XML?? John
Customization

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 15:53.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App