Quote: Originally Posted by spg123
I am running windows 7 Ultimate.
explorer often crashes.
When I restart the PC it takes a long time to log off.
And also the shutdown screen is on for at least 2 to 3 minutes.
What could be causing this?
It could be any one of a number of things. The most likely is a service or background task that's not shutting down in a timely manner. I would suspect the two issues are related... so, what software are you running?
Look for something that's always on... AV software, taskbar tool, gadget, etc.