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Windows 7: Shutting down for hours

19 Apr 2012   #1

windows 7 ultimate
Shutting down for hours

Hello, my PC recently started to get stuck shutting down and I have to use the reset botton a couple of times and then it shuts down normally.

I recover it from a early date and it work OK for a couple of days but it is back doing the samething again.

I need some help with this problem please

L Morales

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19 Apr 2012   #2

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

Hello Imorales,

Try this tutorial out: SFC /SCANNOW : Run in Command Prompt at Boot - created by Bare Foot Kid

If that doesn't work, see if you are able to do this one: Repair Install - created by Brink

Make sure all windows updates are installed along with any drivers your system may need (or need updated). If you fill out your system specs I could help you in that area.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Apr 2012   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

If SFC /SCANNOW didn't fix this problem then try these steps::

Remove unused programs
Install and run antispyware software
Free up wasted space with Disk Cleanup tool
Defragment your hard disk drive
Disconnect unused network connections:

Click Start, and then click My Computer.

On the Tools menu, click Disconnect Network Drive.

Select the network drives that you no longer need, and then click OK.


Click Start - Run, type in %temp% and then click OK.

Once that temp folder is open and you can view its contents, select and delete EVERYTHING that's inside it.
It's all junk and is a good place for "nasties" to hide.
If a few files resist being deleted, that's normal. Leave them alone and delete EVERYTHING else.

Repeat the steps with c:\windows\temp

After you're done with both temp folders, restart the computer.
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