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When i start to shut down window 7 and it show logged off then shut down then it never shut off.

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Windows Will Not Shut Down

Since installing all my drivers and programs on ultimate 64 windows will not shut down. If i try to restart or shut down it just sits there on the logging off screen forever. There is occasional disk activity. I've tried safe mode and windows shuts down perfectly fine. So i can only assume its a driver of some system setting causing the problem, all the drivers are the latest and are also used on a dual boot vista system.

Posted On: 2009-11-21 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Pc Will Not Shut Down Completely

I have setup a dual boot system, xp & 7, on two separate hard drives. Everything was working fine for a couple of weeks. I am not sure what suddenly caused the problem but windows 7 will no longer shut down completely on its own. It spins at the shutting down screen. I have to hold to power button in to get the computer to shut down. I have tried restoring the computer to an earlier version without success. I have closed the anti-virus program and all other programs. I have also stopped unnecessary processes. It still will not shut down automatically. Windows xp still runs fine and shut down completely on its own.

Posted On: 2010-03-04 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Pc Will Not Sleep Or Shut Down

My computer will not shut down or sleep, i am running windows 7 64-bit on an hp pavillion slimline. When i click either of these options it tells me it is going to sleep or shutting down, but the actual computer never does. It stays on the shutting down screen with the circled icon constantly spinning. Eventually it just cuts out like after some time, ill say about 5-10 mins, then restarts saying there was an issue shutting down. So for the past couple of days i been trying to fix this problem and it seems i cant do it on my own.

Posted On: 2010-03-06 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Pc Does Not Shut Down Instead It Restarts

I have one of 2 problems. 1. When booting my pc, it shows a "verify dmi data pool" something like that msg. But it does not hang, i just want to get rid of it. Help? 2. When trying to shut down my pc (through start menu > shut down) it shuts down and at that same time starts up again (seeing it as i restart). I have tried unchecking the box at the pm in control panel, i have tried disabling power management in the bios. Is there any chance it might be hardware related?Sins the case was build these problems were there. If somebody can help me?

Posted On: 2010-02-05 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Randomly Unable To Shut Down

I'm running windows 7 ultimate 64 bit. Sometimes my machine will not shut down. It will stay at the "shutting down" screen indefinitely. The circle continues to turn but the computer does not shut off. This happens randomly. Sometimes it may shut down in a few seconds, sometimes in
A few minutes, sometimes not at all. I have updated all drivers to their latest versions, but the problem still persists.

My system specs:
Intel i7 975
Gigabyte ex58-ud4p
His hd5970
Creative x-fi titanum
Win 7 ultimate 64bit


Posted On: 2010-04-19 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Computer Wont Shut Down Sometimes

I upgraded from xp 32 bit home to 7 32 bit on my dell vostro 200 desktop. Since the upgrade when i shut down the computer sometimes it hangs on the windows is shutting down screen. After awhile it goes into hibernation. When i wake it up i get a message: windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown. If i get the details they are:

Problem signature:
  Problem event name: bluescreen
  Os version: 6. 1. 7600. 2. 0. 0. 256. 1
  Locale id: 1033
Additional information about the problem:
  Bccode: 9f
  Bcp1: 00000003
  Bcp2: 860a2030
  Bcp3: 8292cae0
  Bcp4: 8676f460
  Os version: 6_1_7600
  Service pack: 0_0
  Product: 256_1
Files that help describe the problem:
  C:windowsminidump


Posted On: 2010-02-12 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Pc Restarts Each Time I Try To Shut Down

I've looked through the forums to see if i could find a solution to this issue, but the most i've been able to find is that there might be an incompatible driver somewhere on my system that's causing this to occur. When i click on "shut down", the computer does shut down, but then it turns back on after a few seconds. I had a clean install of windows 7 ultimate (64-bit)done on the computer to wipe everything off of it and start from scratch, and this still occurs. My computer is an mpc clientpro 424. I've tried disabling automatic restart, and the issue still occurs. Can anyone help?

Posted On: 2010-08-05 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Pc Forced Shut Down Will Not Start

I have been using windows 7 64bit for quite a while on my sony vaio laptop.couple days ago i forced it to shut down because i had to go quickly to do something and when i came back it would get passed the windows 7 logo place with a resulting blue screen error . I have searched around the internet and have been told to use the windows 7 dvd which i have done. However when using the dvd i have changed mi bios and set it to load and pressed a key in order to load from cd- dvd but when it says loading files after that i get my mouse cursor key and a black background and am stuck in it for ever :( . Any help would be greatly appreciate, oh and i cannot loading in safe mode or command prompt neither

Posted On: 2010-06-25 . View Related Posts . . View 12 Replies .

Pc Will Not Shut Down And Explorer Crashing

Hey, so when i try to shut down my computer it just gets stuck on the shutting down screen and i have to switch it off by holding down the power button. I'm fairly sure this is because the system cannot end certain processes but i don't know which ones. At first i thought it was itunes because it wouldn't open but would start a process that wouldn't shut down. Then i got it uninstalled and it hasn't helped. Now the other problem, maybe related? When i right click on the desktop explorer crashes (not ie). It doesn't just shut off but stops responding. For some reason i can still use the taskbar and start menu (i thought that was part of explorer). And my computer is constantly running at 100% cpu usage. Its an hp laptop running windows 7 and has had windows on it for at least a couple months running fine.

Posted On: 2010-01-27 . View Related Posts . . View 3 Replies .

Media Center Will Not Shut Off

I am running windows 7 and this is a new problem. It did not occur when i installed windows 7. When i login to my laptop the media center comes up, i can not close it. When i hit the 'x' in the upper right corner, it expands but does not close. Then when i try to run any program, it brings up the media center - not the program. I can't access any of my installed programs - only media center. I'm at a loss. When i installed windows7 everything was running perfectly for several weeks and the only thing i have done is to run the automatic updates.

Posted On: 2010-08-05 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Many Messages About Updates Before Shut Down

Every time i click on the start up button, there is a little yellow shield with a exclamation mark in the center (). It says that i have updates to install, so far, nothing bad has happened. It's just that it takes a long time to shut down with the updates. It's happened about 4 times already ranging from 5 to 26 updates. I'm thinking that this can't be right. Why would there be so many updates to install? Testing it out, i immediately shut down the computer and let it install updates, then after that, i turned it on and waited, sure enough, there were more updates to be installed. I don't know if this is a some kind of bug of virus but the more i know and the faster it's resolved, the better i'll feel.

Posted On: 2010-03-04 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Pc Does Not Shut Down Nor Start Up Just Freezes

My pc boots up just fine, but when windows 7 home premium starts up it just freezes so i have no choice but to start up under safe mode w/ networking. The shut down screen also freezes even in safe mode so i also have no choice but to force it off. I have tried almost everything but all the methods require restarting or shutting down which is the problem in the first place. Any help given is greatly appreciated. P. S- give me a list of what computer specs i need to post in order to solve this problem

Posted On: 2010-07-17 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Internet Automatically Shut Off If Not In Use

I've been encountering internet access problem. If i did not access internet for at least 2 or 3 minutes, my laptop won't connect to the internet. So i have to reboot my laptop everytime i want to access the internet and making sure everytime there is a data transfer through the browser so that the internet won't shut off. The weird thing is that my windows live-messenger keeps connecting to the internet. But if i ever close it and try to reconnect, it won't connect again if the internet has been shut off. This has happened ever since i installed windows 7 to my laptop. My wireless access point has no problem.

Posted On: 2010-04-10 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Shut Down Error 0x687bbd4b

On shut down i get the following error message:"start menu error explorer.exe - application error
Giving instruction: 0x687bbd4b". What does this mean and what can i do about it, please


Posted On: 2010-05-25 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

During Shut Down Blue Screen Appears

I am using windows 7 professional. The problem is that many a times when i shuts down my laptop during the process a blue screen appears which crash dumps and memory and my system within 30sec gets restarts without properly shut down. The details are like:-

Problem signature:
  Problem event name:    bluescreen
  Os version:    6. 1. 7600. 2. 0. 0. 256. 48
  Locale id:    1033

Additional information about the problem:
  Bccode:    1000007e
  Bcp1:    c0000005
  Bcp2:    832c02f1
  Bcp3:    8b123814
  Bcp4:    8b1233f0
  Os version:    6_1_7600
  Service pack:    0_0
  Product:    256_1


Posted On: 2010-07-31 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Monitor Shut Off After Boot Screen

Can't believe i have to ask this problem again, previously my problem is my screen gets lower resolution when windows supposed to shows login screen (honestly it's remain unsolved) now my monitor suddenly just turn off when windows supposed to shows login screen (even though i can clearly hear the login screen's sound. )

It works fine after i press the power button to power up my laptop, the monitor showing bios & windows boot screen, but after that my monitor just turn off. Even when i'm performing clean boot (disable all startup items and disable other than microsoft services via msconfig) this problems still remains.

The only thing i could do it's just press the power button to shut down my laptop improperly then press the power button again to power up, then the problem's gone. Why this problem come on my 1st boot, suddenly gone in 2nd boot and sometime happens again when i'm trying to restart or power up again after shutting down my laptop from my 2nd boot?

Need to upgrade my graphic driver? Already have the newest version 
15. 12. 75. 4. 1930 (8. 15. 10. 1930) from downloadcenter. Intel.com

My device manager shows no problem/conflict at all. Don't have any second monitor plugged in my laptop ever since i've installed windows 7.

Toshiba satellite m200
Intel core 2 duo t5250 @ 1, 5 ghz
Intel 965 graphics media accelerator
3 gb ram
Windows 7 home premium x86


Posted On: 2010-04-04 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Remote Shut Down Of Network Computers

We are a public library. We are now running 10 public computers-6 with windows 7 and 4 with windows xp. We were shutting down all the public computers from our main circulation (xp operating system) with psshutdown. I can't get the new windows 7 computers to shut down this way. What can i do? Is there a program? Could i set up something similar psshut down on one of the windows 7 machines to shut those 6 machines down? What do i need to do to make that possible?

Posted On: 2010-03-03 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Restart And Shut Down Problems After Upgrade

I used a toshiba upgrade disk ($35) to upgrade from vista to windows 7. Now, any time i use "lock", "sleep" , "hibernate", close down the lid, or simply "shut down" it has become harder & harder to restart my laptop. Its a disaster & i think that the windows 7 upgrade is to blame. On restart, i'm getting a message that windows didn't shut down properly (even when it was) if suggests "checking one of my disks for inconsistency" but fails to start the process & advises me to restore my system to an earlier date which i'v tried on numerous occasions. It shows an error reference number 766f6c756d652a63. I've tried numerous sites to try & solve this problem without success. I've also noted scores of people on these sites who have had problems after upgrading to windows 7.

Posted On: 2010-07-14 . View Related Posts . . View 8 Replies .

Win 7 Will Not Shut Down Or Hibernate Properly

Windows 7 will not shut down or hibernate properly after running for several hours. If shutting down, it hangs on the "shutting down" screen. If hibernating, it will eventually shut off but when i restart i get an error message that windows "encountered a problem. " If i click "details" it tells me that the computer suffered a "blue screen" failure. I am running windows 7 and norton antivirus. The computer is set up to connect to a windows media extender.

Posted On: 2010-03-23 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Shut Down Computer From Login Screen

I have my windows 7 systems set up with user account passwords. I sometimes accidentally bump my keyboard and wake my computer up from sleep mode, taking it to the login screen where it waits for a password. How do you shut the computer off or put it back to sleep from the login screen? There isn't a button or anything. Does windows not let you shut the computer off until you log in? It's a completely unnecessary hassle to have to log in to put the computer back to sleep, not to mention if someone else in my family accidentally woke the computer up they wouldn't be able to put it back to sleep at all.

Posted On: 2010-01-29 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Computer Hangs On Shut Down And Lockout

I'm running windows 7 ultimate x64 upgraded from windows xp pro 32x on a dell precision 490 (2 xeon dual cores 5130 2ghz, 4gigs ecc ram, radeon 4850 vc, sb x-fi xtreme audio sc). My problem is that windows 7 sometimes (not always) hangs when i attempt to shut down. It goes through the shutdown to the point where it displays just the background and then nothing happens. The only thing that can be done from this screen is a hard boot. A similar problem occurs, occasionally, when trying to lock out the pc (win + l). It sometimes fails completely (and at that point ctrl+alt+del no longer responds either) or other times it'll lock out and then not let me back in displaying the same screen as when the computer hangs during shut down.

I've attempted chkdsk and run numerous virus and malware scans (avg, malwarebytes, adaware, trendmicro etc) with no errors or issues detected. None of the software/processes i'm currently running are particularly contentious and the problem never seems to occur regularly while using one program in particular. Any thoughts/suggestions would be much appreciated.


Posted On: 2010-04-22 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Acer Aspire Refuses To Shut Down

I bought an acer aspire 5738 just before christmas and sent off for the windows 7 upgrade disc and installed it. It was working fine until today, when all of a sudden it refused to shut down.
I've left it for over an hour, and all it that happens is the screen switches off after a while. Every occasion so far, i've had to hard shut down the laptop. I've tried restoring from an earlier point, closing everything down via task manager before shutting down and the various windows diagnostic tools, but nothing seems to be working. I don't understand why it wasn't a problem until now, and is now screwed up, as i haven't installed any new software in a couple of months. Can anyone help me?


Posted On: 2010-05-08 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Unexpected Shut Down During Virus Scan

My son has a emachine laptop, when we try to run a full virus scan (norton antivirus 2011 beta) the machine will let the scan run and then after a while it will shut down due to an unexpected error. Any ideas why?

Posted On: 2010-05-16 . View Related Posts . . View 26 Replies .

Win7 Lock Disables Monitor Shut Off

I worked with medical records, and i found a screen lock that also disabled the task manager, but that feature doesn't work with 7. I tried using 7's built in lock feature, but my monitors don't shut off at the 5 minute idle time setting i've set. When i use the old lock, the monitors go off after being idle, even when i have my tv card running underneath.

I tried searching to see if others have reported that problem here, but i didn't come up with anything. Has anyone run into this problem and come up with any work-arounds or fixes?


Posted On: 2009-11-27 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Win7 Doesn't Shut Down Properly

I have a new dell all in one. It was delivered with vista. I purchased w7 from dell. I updated to w7 yesterday. During installation i received this error, dll is not available "something" program will not work correctly. My touch screen app didn't work properly, i updated the driver and all is well with the touch screen. That was yesterday. Today having serious issues with power options and shutting down. Screen saver does not come on in 10, display does not turn off in 30 and no sleep in 1 hour. Something is keeping this from using the power settings and shutting down.

If i re-start or shutdown, the screen stays on shutdown for ever. Not sure how long because i walk away, but 15 minutes might be about right. I have met the blue screen twice today and am not loving it. While it is stuck on shutting down, i can hold in the power button and it shuts down. It also the, restarts with no blue screen or error. Other forums are identifying the same issue, but their resolutions are not helping me. Need help, so my computer will sleep (or so that i can sleep).


Posted On: 2010-05-08 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .

Dell Printer Goes Offline After Shut Down / Restart

I have a netgear 802. 11g wireless router with an hp 6840 printer & a dell mfp 1600n printer attached via ethernet cables. My various macintosh, windows xp and vista computers have been printing to these printers via wireless connections without problems for the last several years.

I got a new lenovo t410 notebook, with windows 7, in january 2010. I can install both remote printers on this system, and then print to them via the wireless router. However, when i shut-down or restart the t410, the 1600n printer shows up as "offline". I must then "remove" this printer, and re-install it (via "add printer") on the t410. It seems to lack "persistence" across a system restart with the windows 7 system. The hp printer works fine, showing "ready" status after a restart. Both printers work fineafter shut-downs and restarts on the mac, xp and vista systems. I use a static ip address for the 1600n, and have the latest windows 7 driver from dell.

One other piece of data: during the "add printer" process, the hp printer is automatically discovered, i select it, and then add it. The dell printer is not discovered, and i have to add it as a tcp/ip address, "generic device", of type "dell network printer", then specifically "dell mfp laser 1600n". Any ideas would be appreciated - lenovo and delltech support refuse to help troubleshoot- both say it is a microsoft problem.


Posted On: 2010-02-12 . View Related Posts . . View 12 Replies .

Shut Down Unexpectedly - Problem Event Name: Bluescreen

Last couple of days ago, i install windows 7 home premium into my new shuttle pc. Since then my pc begin to shutdown unexpectedly and restarts. I don't have any idea how to fix it. I appreciate very much if somebody can help me fix this problem.

Programs that i install are the following:

The kmplayer 2. 9. 4. 1435
Corel windvd 2010
Xmplay 3. 5. 0. 0

Error report:

Problem signature

Problem event name: bluescreen
Os version: 6. 1. 7600. 2. 0. 0. 768. 3
Locale id: 1033

Extra information about the problem

Bccode: a
Bcp1: 00000028
Bcp2: 00000002
Bcp3: 00000001
Bcp4: 828390e9
Os version: 6_1_7600
Service pack: 0_0
Product: 768_1
Bucket id: 0xa_ntmiidentifypfn+1ed
Server information: 59a47b3f-1110-4727-a45d-883f04bf0064

Also, my pc begin to stop working. The computer has rebooted from a bugcheck. The bugcheck was: 0x0000000a (0x00000028, 0x00000002, 0x00000001, 0x828390e9). A dump was saved in: c:windowsmemory.dmp. Report id: 013010-19219-01.


Posted On: 2010-01-31 . View Related Posts . . View 5 Replies .

Continuous Crashing, Failure To Start / Shut Down

I bought a dell inspiron 1545 last august and upgraded it from windows vista to windows 7. Until then, there had been no problems whatsoever. Now, the computer will entirely freeze, programs will crash continuously and it will occasionally will not turn off or will not start. Usually, once i turn the computer on from sleep mode, many programs will not start when i select them, so i'll restart the computer. Once i've clicked shut down, the computer will say "logging off" and will not change from that mode, and i end up being forced to shut down. After that i will start it again and sometimes it will not start, so i keep starting it until it works and then sometimes the desktop will appear in windows 98 style and say it could not find any preferences on my hard drive, or something similar.

Posted On: 2010-03-17 . View Related Posts . . View 2 Replies .

Video Hardware Error And Pc Shut Down Unexpectedly

This is what happens: my computer will hung, then will shut down unexpectedly (blue screen). Upon restart, windows will report a video hardware error. I brought my laptop to the sony center, they reinstalled the hardware driver. But this did not fix the error. They are saying that this is not the graphic card's problem - so i assume this is a bug of windows 7. Also, when i check the solution box this is what i get: this problem is being researched thank you for submitting a problem report to microsoft. At this time, we are researching the cause of this problem.
Please continue to submit all windows problem reports.

This will ensure that when a solution is available, you will receive updated information. I have experienced this problem several times since i had my computer seven months ago. I wonder, what causes this problem since it comes out randomly (ie playing games, standby, copying files)? And is this a windows 7 bug? And how can i permanently fix this so that i do not experience the blue screen again?


Posted On: 2010-05-06 . View Related Posts . . View 4 Replies .