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Windows 7: Stuck on Shutting Down

28 May 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
Stuck on Shutting Down

Hi guys been a while since I have been on here my problem is when I shutdown my desktop PC the screen gets stuck on shutting down screen, this doesn't happen all the time but wouldn't mind what you thought the problem is. Haven't installed anything new for a while just updated drivers for hardware recently, could this be a issue?

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28 May 2013   #2

windows 7 home 64bit

Hi there do you have to force a shut down ... When this happens ?
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28 May 2013   #3

windows 7 home 64bit

You could check Event Viewer to see if there are any errors .... Also the link below might help

Shut Down -Speed Up
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28 May 2013   #4

Win 7 Pro x64, Win 10 Pro x64, Linux Light x86

Hi hybridfan

Shut down issues are generally caused by a program and/or process that is refusing to exit, do you see any notification ?
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28 May 2013   #5

Windows 7 x64

I know at work here we have the computers set to clear the pagefile at shutdown and that causes some hangups. You could check this article How to Clear the Windows Paging File at Shutdown and see if you are set to do that.
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29 May 2013   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

Hi hybridfan,

'Haven't installed anything new for a while just updated drivers for hardware recently, could this be a issue?"

IMHO, some drivers do cause slow shut down and Windows updates too.
Before shutdown press ALT+CTRL+DEL to enter Windows Task Manager to close processes before shutdown to reduce time consumed.
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29 May 2013   #7

microsoft window7 Ultimate x64


I think your question is similar to this one which i am sending you. Hopefully it help you

Windows 7 - Stuck on "Shutting Down

Best of luck...
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