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Windows 7: Why my pc takes long time to "Shutdown"?

25 Aug 2010   #1

Why my pc takes long time to "Shutdown"?

My windows7 PC get more-than 3 minutes for Shutdown. When i click "Shutdown" button it show more-than 3 minutes "Shutting down...." screen
So that i change it registry following value to 1200


As mention in Here but i can't still solve the matter. Please tell me how do i solve this matter!

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25 Aug 2010   #2

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64

Hi udagama,

It could be that you have your virtual memory (aka paging file, swap file) set to clear itself when you shutdown. Depending on its size, this could take some time. Check this Tutorial (it's for Vista, but also works with Windows 7): Virtual Memory Paging File - Clear at Shutdown - Vista Forums
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25 Aug 2010   #3

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)


Welcome to Seven Forums :)
Have a look at this thread and the solution suggested by Dwarf - Virtual Memory Paging File - Clear at Shutdown
Hope this helps and keep us posted on your results

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25 Aug 2010   #4

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)


That's twice today - Have a great day :)
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25 Aug 2010   #5

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

Although, the advice from Dwarf should solve the problem, here is another approach. Use the clean boot to test for the cause of the slow shut down. One of the startup programs may be slow to shut down, delaying the entire process.
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
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25 Aug 2010   #6


It's now completely solve, after disable pagingThanks you all of you supported me!
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25 Aug 2010   #7

Win7 HP (x64)/Win7 Ultimate (x64)

Thanks for posting your results.

have a great day and regards
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