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Windows 7: Windows 7 not shutting down

17 Dec 2013   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Windows 7 not shutting down

I had to do a fairly large windows update and after completing it just says "Shutting down...". Been like this for 45 mins. This normal?? Is it safe to turn it off manually?

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17 Dec 2013   #2

Windows 8.1 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kearn3y View Post
I had to do a fairly large windows update and after completing it just says "Shutting down...". Been like this for 45 mins. This normal?? Is it safe to turn it off manually?
Just wait a little bit longer , and I don't think if you just shut it down it's going to cause any harm , gotta to confirm it with someone else.
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18 Dec 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x86

if u did large update,then it'll take some time.wait untill it finish
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