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Windows 7: Shutdown problem windows xp

09 Oct 2011   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Shutdown problem windows xp

Hi I have a problem on my old pc that my son uses every time I shutdown it just hangs on the blue shutting down screen. After a while i have to hold in the power button to turn it off and its a real pain. Any help would be very helpfull.

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09 Oct 2011   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

This is a Windows 7 support forum,not XP, but ...

Download and install User Profile Hive Cleanup Service, see if that helps the shutdown. If not, try opening Task Manager (Ctrl+Alt+Del) and look at the Processes tab. See what is running and start ending them one at a time until you find the one that is causing the shutdown to hang. Post back with that info and we'll see what can be done to resolve it.
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09 Oct 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1

Please open task manager and post a screenshot of the processes that are running.
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09 Oct 2011   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Thanx Ztruker will try the User Profile Hive Cleanup Service wont be untill tomorrow though wil let you know if it helps or not.
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