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Windows 7: Why my pc takes long time to "Shutdown"?

25 Aug 2010   #1
udagama

Windows7
 
 
Why my pc takes long time to "Shutdown"?

My windows7 PC get more-than 3 minutes for Shutdown. When i click "Shutdown" button it show more-than 3 minutes "Shutting down...." screen
So that i change it registry following value to 1200

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control

As mention in Here but i can't still solve the matter. Please tell me how do i solve this matter!


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25 Aug 2010   #2
Dwarf

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

Hi udagama,

It could be that you have your virtual memory (aka paging file, swap file) set to clear itself when you shutdown. Depending on its size, this could take some time. Check this Tutorial (it's for Vista, but also works with Windows 7): Virtual Memory Paging File - Clear at Shutdown - Vista Forums
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25 Aug 2010   #3
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Hi

Welcome to Seven Forums
Have a look at this thread and the solution suggested by Dwarf - Virtual Memory Paging File - Clear at Shutdown
Hope this helps and keep us posted on your results

Regards
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25 Aug 2010   #4
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

LOL@Dwarf

That's twice today - Have a great day
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25 Aug 2010   #5
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Although, the advice from Dwarf should solve the problem, here is another approach. Use the clean boot to test for the cause of the slow shut down. One of the startup programs may be slow to shut down, delaying the entire process.
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
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25 Aug 2010   #6
udagama

Windows7
 
 

It's now completely solve, after disable pagingThanks you all of you supported me!
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25 Aug 2010   #7
Lomai

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)
 
 

Thanks for posting your results.

have a great day and regards
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