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Windows 7: Win 7 pro x64 takes ages to shut down

29 Dec 2010   #1
Kwak

Win 7 pro x64
 
 
Win 7 pro x64 takes ages to shut down

Hi everybody,

I work in a office who is going to install new PC & laptop for their new infrastructure. I'm engaged to format and prepare the machines.

All the pc's are fine but ours laptops takes ages to shutdown, staying at the wallpaper (explorer.exe close) for at least 5 minutes. The log off screen is ok. This is happening since we activate the BitLocker crypting.

As I know the users, they will freak out if their laptop does not shutdown immediately.Does any one have a solution?

Thank you.

PS: sorry for my bad english, i'm belgian


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29 Dec 2010   #2
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kwak View Post
...This is happening since we activate the BitLocker crypting.
Encryption is not fast.
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29 Dec 2010   #3
LiquidSnak

W7 Professional x64
 
 

I believe that there may be a choke point in the system that is slowing down the shutdown process, whether it be a slow hardware component, or a service that is taking too long to close down. What are the system specs on your laptops?
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29 Dec 2010   #4
Kwak

Win 7 pro x64
 
 

Core I5 and other stuff. One laptop cost 1.3k excluding VAT.
They are good, believe me
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29 Dec 2010   #5
LiquidSnak

W7 Professional x64
 
 

Is it a large hard drive with quite a bit of information on it? It sounds like bitlocker is taking up time to encrypt before shutdown. There might be a way to disable this in settings, but I am not very familiar with bitlocker.
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29 Dec 2010   #6
Kwak

Win 7 pro x64
 
 

It looks like it's our anti-virus software (Symantec Endpoint Proection) that block the shut down process...

Sorry for the waste of time :$
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29 Dec 2010   #7
LiquidSnak

W7 Professional x64
 
 

No waste of our time
Thank you for posting back with what the solution was!
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