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: windows shut down too long

20 Mar 2010   #21

Windows 7 Ultimate x86 SP1

yeap, it's right..

My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Mar 2010   #22

XP Pro SP3 X86 / Win7 Pro X86

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tz frantic View Post
windows takes 2mins and 30 seconds to shutdown
but it only takes 40 secs to start up
can someone help me this is only starting to happen today
If you have enabled "Clear Pagefile At Shutdown" it's going to take some time to erase everything in the paging file... depending on the size of the file it could take a LONG time. But it is better to do this than not. Page fragments inside the file can seriously slow system performance.

1) In your advanced system settings try making the minimum and maximum size of your pagefile the same... this will considerably reduce pagefile mantenance. Also keep your pagefile as small as you can... if you have gobs of RAM, you might even be able to disable the pagefile altogether.

2) From your other comments, having the pagefile on a different partition (drive letter) is only an advantage if it's on a different physical drive... i.e. Windows on drive 0, swapfile on drive 1. Doing this on one physical drive can backfire on you because it creates long seeks to access the pagefile, which can, again, seriously degrade system performance.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Apr 2010   #23

windows 7

Hi All

I was battling with this problem for 2 days solid and worked out the solution.

If you have done an upgrade from windows vista and the computer freezes when shutting down/logging off/restarting it is a problem with roaming profiles.

To repair this remove the computer from the domain and make it a workgruop computer. Restart wait for it to restart even if it takes long.

Your problem should then be resolved.

Try rejoin domain once all has been resolved and you are confident that it is shutting down properly.

reply to this thread if you need any more help on this issue
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 windows shut down too long

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7 take long time to shut down.
My Windows7 take so long time to shut down when i trying to shut it down after i open my laptop for a long time. I wonder what is the cause of this problem, it takes about 5minute ++ to shut down my laptop completely, anyone know what is the causes of this problem ?
General Discussion
Windows takes a long time to shut down
I have a Toshiba Satellite C655 running Windows 7 64 bit. A week and a half ago it started taking over a minute to shut down. It started around the time I installed optional updates for Microsoft Security Essentials, my anti-virus program. I uninstalled it, shut the computer down and it still takes...
Performance & Maintenance
Windows 7 taking too long to shut down?
Lately I've noticed that my custom-built PC has been taking roughly 5-10 minutes to shut down, and upon start-up it takes 5-10 minutes to get past the screen for my motherboard. With my specs, I didn't think I'd have this problem. I just did a virus scan with avast free antivirus and it turned up...
General Discussion
Very long shut down time
Hey guys, I am having a problem relating to my shut down time. There is certainly no windows update running. The screen just go to the 'blue shut down screen' and the windows loading circle just go round and round. I havent really wait for the laptop to shut down as the laptop is in office and I...
Performance & Maintenance
Long shut down time
Applied the this script to solve lengthy time to shutdown W7. Not one iota of difference it made. It takes the same amount of time to shutdown. When you think about it a value of 10000 or 1000 makes no difference at all when you convert it to actual time.
General Discussion
Windows 7 takes very long to Shut Down
Hi there, Thanks in advance! I have purchased a Sony Viao laptop just a couple of days back. I have windows 7 installed on it. After buying the machine I installed a few programs on the machine like the F-Secure anti Virus, Google Talk and other messengers and basic Sony Vaio update. ...
Performance & Maintenance

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 19:31.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App