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Windows 7: Slow W7 Shutdown


13 May 2010   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Slow W7 Shutdown

I recently cleaned Windows 7 with System Suite 10 Pro - System Suite 10 - All-in-One PC Security, Repair & Tune-Up

now while cleaning, it didn't ask what i wanted to clean or optimize, it just done it auto, from then Windows 7 shutdowns slow. Its runs fine but that windows is shutting down message stays for ages then the system turns off. is there anyway of checking/changing timing?

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13 May 2010   #2

Windows 7
 
 

Try this. Go to start button (window flag in bottom left), in search type in msconfig then hit enter. On the window that pops up, click the Startup tab. Uncheck anything that looks like it may not be required, one at time, starting with System Suite related. Then try rebooting, it sounds like Windows is waiting for something to close.
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13 May 2010   #3
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Lonnie,

You might see if this may be able to help.

Shut Down -Speed Up

and

Optimize Windows 7

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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14 May 2010   #4

Windows 7
 
 

waittokillservicetimeout is set to 1000, the file in the link will just increase it right?

windows starts to shuts down straight away after i hit the shutdown button, its the final windows is shutting down message that stays active for while then the system turns off.
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14 May 2010   #5

 

avoid having to much maintainence software on your pc mate. They eat more resources than you know.
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14 May 2010   #6

Windows 7
 
 

Theres isn't any mate, i normally install > clean > remove. I only have a firewall and a/v running
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14 May 2010   #7
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by LonnieMac View Post
waittokillservicetimeout is set to 1000, the file in the link will just increase it right?

windows starts to shuts down straight away after i hit the shutdown button, its the final windows is shutting down message that stays active for while then the system turns off.
1000 may be to low, and is not enough time to allow programs to shutdown properly before Windows 7 does. Try 2000 or 3000 to see how shutdown performs afterwards.
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14 May 2010   #8

Windows 7
 
 

still no joy. it was shutting down quick before i messed about with that suite it could have asked me what i wanted to repair, optimize but instead it just done it. don't use the proggy fellow windows users!!!
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14 May 2010   #9
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You might see if doing a system restore using a restore point dated before you installed the suite may be able to undo whatever it did and fix this for you.
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22 May 2010   #10

Windows 7
 
 

it was the page file got messed up by System Suite 10 Pro, don't use it people
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