|18 Nov 2009||#1|
| || |
"Waiting for Background Programs to Close" Symante
A friend has this problem with main PC running Win 7 Ultimate:
When Symantec Endpoint Protection is installed he logs off & gets the above "Waiting for Background Programs to Close" message. It then says, "to close the program that is preventing windows from logging off" click cancel or something, blah blah, but there is nothing in the programs list, no offending programs are given... the list is empty in other words and there is no refernece to Endpoint Protection being the culprit!
Upon uninstalling or removing this Symantec Endpoint program Win 7 behaves normally as before, i.e. it logs off without a hitch and in just a few seconds. However, if Symantec Endpoint Protection is once again installed the same log off difficulties are experienced with the same message, "Waiting for Background Programs to Close" with an empty list with no indication of a culprit!
He wants any info on what to try to resolve this. Or else not run Symantec? Anyone have any ideas or experience the same thing?
P.S. The same OS and Symantec program run on the laptop without any difficulty whatsoever!!
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: "Waiting for Background Programs to Close" Symante|
|Changing the "minimize" "maximize" and "close" buttons of a theme||Customization|
|Waiting For Background Programs to Return :(||General Discussion|
|problem changing "All programs" background for custom win7 theme||Customization|
|Waiting for background program to close||General Discussion|
|Image # for Start Menu "All Programs" background||Customization|
|Waiting For Background Process(es) To Close||General Discussion|
|"Waiting for Background Programs to Close" Symantec||Software|
|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 03:46 AM.