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Issue with windows shutdown error after proper shutdown/reboot

Q: Issue with windows shutdown error after proper shutdown/reboot

We have a lenovo t440s laptop that had a failed harddrive. We manage to clone the drive but because of how bad the failure was, part of the mbr partition and the lenovo recovery partition was lost.
 
i manage to repair the mbr partition by using a Windows 7 DVD and using fixmbr, fixboot and rebuildbcd command from the recovery console to get the machine up and running.
 
We didn't see any other issue however whenever we shutdown the laptop or do a reboot for windows, it will say that windows did not shutdown properly  when it boots back up and to select start windows normally or repair mode.
 
The other strange issue I notice was that when using the windows 7 dvd repair option, it does not detect the OS installed when you get the GUI box. It does detect it when i did the rebuiltBCD option even thought it corrupted boot the second time I ran the command and to again reboot into the dvd and rerun it a third time allowing me to get into the machine.
 
Any ideas how I can resolve the windows did not shutdown properly error.
 
I could reinstall windows but since the machine came with Windows 8 media with downgrade to windows 7, I dont want to use a genuine dvd to reinstall it since i am not sure if it will even work.
 
People told me to just upgrade to Windows 10 but i cannot do that at the moment for this client of ours that has this issue.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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We have a lenovo t440s laptop that had a failed harddrive. We manage to clone the drive but because of how bad the failure was, part of the mbr partition and the lenovo recovery partition was lost.

i manage to repair the mbr partition by using a Windows 7 DVD and using fixmbr, fixboot and rebuildbcd command from the recovery console to get the machine up and running.

We didn't see any other issue however whenever we shutdown the laptop or do a reboot for windows, it will say that windows did not shutdown properly when it boots back up and to select start windows normally or repair mode.

The other strange issue I notice was that when using the windows 7 dvd repair option, it does not detect the OS installed when you get the GUI box. It does detect it when i did the rebuiltBCD option even thought it corrupted boot the second time I ran the command and to again reboot into the dvd and rerun it a third time allowing me to get into the machine.

Any ideas how I can resolve the windows did not shutdown properly error.

I could reinstall windows but since the machine came with Windows 8 media with downgrade to windows 7, I dont want to use a genuine dvd to reinstall it since i am not sure if it will even work.

People told me to just upgrade to Windows 10 but i cannot do that at the moment for this client of ours that has this issue.
 

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We have a Lenovo T440s laptop that had a failing drive. We manage to clone the systems partition and manage to repair a where after the clone, the MBR was corrupted and needed to be repaired using the Windows 7 DVD.

Everything else seems fine and we ran chkdsk to make sure their no errors (it repaired a few using the DVD in order to get it to boot and then ran fixmbr to repair the boot records).

However the only issue we are facing is everytime we do a proper shutdown or reboot, the machine will boot up saying that windows has not properly shutdown and to select "start windows normally". Any ideas what can cause this issue and what can we
do to fix it.

I am unsure if maybe the corruption caused this (as the recovery partition and the MBR partition were both lost). I reformatted the recoveyr partition into a NTFS drive since I couldn't recovery that partition by itself.

I dont have access to that laptop at the moment as the user took it on vacation till next week but was looking into inputs as to what I can do to resolve this.

I also checked the system logs and it shows "windows was shutdown uncleanly" and such but we did shut it down using the normal windows shutdown button and restart button, both of which cause this error.

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Edit: Delted old HJT log (new below)

A:Shutdown/Reboot issue - can not get past the Logoff point

Hi all.I have scanned my PC using both DDS and GMER and attached them.When I ran GMER, it gave a strange error and then another upon scaning. Screenshots of these errors are also attached. I tried again after shutting down ZoneAlarm, Spybot and AVG processes, but no luck.The problem:My Windows 7 PC has some mapped drives to a local Server 2003, but after a little while (anywhere between 10 mins to 15+ hours) the connections to the mapped drives are lost. However, my RDC to the same PC remains healthy. I do not know what action triggers the problem because I do so many different things every minute.From this point I cannot reboot without needing to press the restart button on the tower - The 'Logging off' screen will never progress to Shutdown. This has been going on since I built the PC a little over a month ago. My googles suggest it may have something to do with my network driver (using latest Realtek driver supplied by Gigabyte). I ran a HJT scan and it reported many missing files (see below), which I suspect may be caused by all those times I have been forced to shut down unnaturally.Yesterday, I repaired my windows installation, just to be sure any corrupted or missing files were replaced (I later learned there is a dos command to help discover missing or corrupted system files )This "kick-butt" computer was supposed to save my time but it's driving me nuts! Any help is greatly appreciated!Cheers!RickDDS (Ver_10-03-17.01) - NTFSX64 Ru... Read more

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Hi, erm i seem to get this suprise shut down every 10 mins or so, a blue screen flashes up then goes away.. i presume this means a driver is currupt/not upto date. im on xp home sp1. I have recently installed a wireless network, and i think it may have something to do with that/priter driver. How can i check or troubleshoot where the issue is.

Cheers, matt.

A:XP sudden Reboot/Shutdown Error.

You may want to make sure all your drivers are up-to-date. Go to the Device Manager and make sure all hardware is properly installed. You might want to do it in safe mode because it may shutdown again. Another thing is uninstall the wireless network, install SP2 and reinstall.

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I'm running on Windows XP Pro (SP2) fully updated with August 8th patches.
Recently I started getting an error message upon shutdown or reboot.
It's an explorer.exe application error. The message says that 0x0eedfade,
a software exception, has accurred. Then it says that the program is not
responding and I can hit 'cancel' to return to windows and check the status
of the program. When I do this, I get a 'runtime error 217' with the option
to click 'ok'. When I do this I get a clean shutdown or restart with no
further issues. I'm mot having any other issues with this desktop computer.

My concern is that it's about time for a new backup of the hard drive to be
made, and I don't want to backup this problem. Does anyone know what went
wrong and how it might be corrected?

Here is an HJT scan that I did today:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:51:38 AM, on 8/19/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton GoBack\GBPoll.exe
C:\Program Files\Common... Read more

A:Solved: Error in explorer.exe upon shutdown or reboot

Hi,
From the IE version, this is XP SP2, right?

Wininet errors are often caused by a corrupted cache. Try deleting the
Temporary Internet Files folder for the affected user account. Make sure
that you can see hidden files (Folder Options> View) Then login as another
user with administrator privileges, or from the machine's default
administrator account (startup in safe mode) and delete the affected TIF = Temporary Internet Files.
folder from Windows Explorer. It will be at [C:\Documents and
Settings\username\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files]
Then restart the machine.

You would not be able to delete this folder when logged in as
yourself- it's "In use." You should be able to delete it from the
Administrator account.

It's often recommended that the TIF folder size be set to about 50 MB.
 

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System: Windows 7 x64 Home Premium all patches up to date

I am getting involuntary reboots on my Windows 7 system. When I check the event viewer the only thing I can tie it to is the shutdown of the VSS service (as this happens before the reboot).

This is what the log says:

The VSS service is shutting down due to idle timeout.
Event ID = 8224

This is the data shown in the Details Tab:

0000: 2D 20 43 6F 64 65 3A 20 - Code:
0008: 20 43 4F 52 53 56 43 43 CORSVCC
0010: 30 30 30 30 30 37 37 33 00000773
0018: 2D 20 43 61 6C 6C 3A 20 - Call:
0020: 20 43 4F 52 53 56 43 43 CORSVCC
0028: 30 30 30 30 30 37 35 35 00000755
0030: 2D 20 50 49 44 3A 20 20 - PID:
0038: 30 30 30 30 34 38 31 36 00004816
0040: 2D 20 54 49 44 3A 20 20 - TID:
0048: 30 30 30 30 33 37 31 32 00003712
0050: 2D 20 43 4D 44 3A 20 20 - CMD:
0058: 43 3A 5C 57 69 6E 64 6F C:\Windo
0060: 77 73 5C 73 79 73 74 65 ws\syste
0068: 6D 33 32 5C 76 73 73 76 m32\vssv
0070: 63 2E 65 78 65 20 20 20 c.exe
0078: 2D 20 55 73 65 72 3A 20 - User:
0080: 4E 61 6D 65 3A 20 4E 54 Name: NT
0088: 20 41 55 54 48 4F 52 49 AUTHORI
0090: 54 59 5C 53 59 53 54 45 TY\SYSTE
0098: 4D 2C 20 53 49 44 3A 53 M, SID:S
00a0: 2D 31 2D 35 2D 31 38 20 -1-5-18


Does anyone have any idea what I can do to fix this?

Thanks,

YT

A:Windows reboot due to VSS shutdown?

1) Event id 8224 about the VSS service shutting down is a normal condition, its not connected to your rebooting problem.

2) You didnt mention any bluescreens so I presume you are not getting any. Look more carefully in the event viewer for errors related to unexpected shutdowns.

3) As a prelim measure, check your machine temps with an app like Speedfan, when the processor gets overheated the machine shuts down to prevent damage to it.

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Hello,

Since a week I can't shutdown, reboot or log out from windows 8.1 . The system stay stuck sometimes at "installing update 2 of 8" (I tried to disable windows update and when I do that the system is generally stuck at "Please wait..." with the points moving in circle). Doing a CTRL+ALT+DEL on this screen make the system freeze (points are not moving anymore).

I have done a "sfc scannow" command and I have no error.
I tried to boot in safe mode and everything is working fine there: I rebooted without problem.

However since I have done that I have a black screen each time I boot and I need to kill "explorer.exe" and create the task to see my desktop but it is another problem...

I also tried "powercfg /energy" and the command stayed stucks at "Observing system..." during an hour. When I close the cmd et retype "powercfg /energy" I have an error: "Unable to open ETW session... Session ETW is already in use...".

I also tried to create a new user on my computer but the system crashed even for that...!

I have no more idea how to detect where the is from. I tried to stop all non-windows services and it didn't made the trick. It should be a software maybe but I don't how to find which one... (it's not a virus or malware I already scanned my computer)

Thanks anyone who could help me.

A:Can't shutdown, reboot or log out on windows 8.1

Looks like its time to do a Refresh or reinstall Windows, back up your data before hand.

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Hello,

Last week I got the Live Security Platinum virus on my laptop (was running the latest version of MS security essentials). I tried running malwarebytes, but was unable (the program would not launch), and my MS Security Essentials seems to have been uninstalled/disabled.

I tried booting in to safe mode & safe mode w/command prompt, but to no avail. The virus seems to have happened after I installed an adobe update, but I can't be certain.

After seeing another post here for a user with a very similar problem, I've run the FRST tool and have attached my log below.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

- Ken
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST written by Farbar) Version: 23-08-2012 02
Ran by SYSTEM at 27-08-2012 09:59:51
Running from G:\
Windows Vista ™ Home Premium (X86) OS Language: English(US)
The current controlset is ControlSet002

========================== Registry (Whitelisted) =============

HKLM\...\Run: [WD Drive Manager] C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD Drive Manager\WDBtnMgrUI.exe [438272 2008-02-19] (WDC)
HKLM\...\Run: [nmctxth] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Pure Networks Shared\Platform\nmctxth.exe" [648504 2008-05-16] (Pure Networks, Inc.)
HKLM\...\Run: [nmapp] "C:\Program Files\Pure Networks\Network Magic\nmapp.exe" -autorun -nosplash [451896 2008-05-21] (Pure Networks, Inc.)
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A:Live Security Platinum Virus + Critical error shutdown/reboot

Hello kengscott,

Welcome to the forum.

In case you still need assistance please download the latest version of FRST and run a fresh scan.

In case you have used msconfig to disable startup entries please enable them all before running FRST so that we can see and remove them.

In case I didn't get a reply I'll close the topic after 3 days.

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Hi guys,

I have a problem , from a few days now I have these BSOD, and could not imagine why, can't remember if I installed anything wrong. Maybe you can help i will attach the archive so I hope it will work. I tried to uninstall the video driver, didn't help.

error is Bug Check String : DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Bug Check Code : 0x000000d1
Parameter 1 : 0xcff30023
Parameter 2 : 0x000000ff
Parameter 3 : 0x00000008
Parameter 4 : 0xcff30023
(founded and match my case it dosent write anything else down of the error. could it be because of same issue that i found in a guy's post ?). this is what i found in his post
Dump File : Mini100811-01.dmp
Crash Time : 8/10/2011 7:00:42 ??
Bug Check String : DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Bug Check Code : 0x000000d1
Parameter 1 : 0xcff30023
Parameter 2 : 0x000000ff
Parameter 3 : 0x00000008
Parameter 4 : 0xcff30023
Caused By Driver : hal.dll
Caused By Address : hal.dll+bead
File Description : Hardware Abstraction Layer DLL
Product Name : Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
Company : Microsoft Corporation
File Version : 6.0.6001.18000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840)
Processor : 32-bit
Crash Address : ntkrnlpa.exe+5ad54
Stack Address 1 :
Stack Address 2 : ntkrnlpa.exe+2da7da
Stack Address 3 : ntkrnlpa.exe+2da46d
Computer Name :
Full Path : C:\Windows\Minidump\Mini10... Read more

A:BSOD after shutdown, error 0x00000d1, shutdown not complete

Hello Johny, for a Stop 0xD1, we need to see the crash dumps to have the closest look. The zip you uploaded does not contain any crash dump.

Follow it: Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD
Go to Option Two, Point 2. Download the .reg file and merge it in registry by double clicking it.

Search the .dmp files manually in the default path: C:\Windows\Minidump or %SystemRoot%\Minidump. If anything is there, upload it. If not, wait for the next system crash. Post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

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Hi,
I posted a few days ago with a problem, but with no responses. Now i am having a bigger issue. Everytime i reboot. I get an error message on startup saying "services nd contrller app has encountered a problem and must close. Error Signature -
szAppName : szAppVer : 0.0.0.0 szModName : unknown
szModVer : 0.0.0.0 offset : 00000000 with detailed info of error report contents:
C:\DOCUME~1\Owner\LOCALS~1\Temp\WERf076.dir00\services.exe.mdmp

If i hit debug or close.The systme will shutdown with error 1073741819.
Here is my hjt log

I am now working with the error box still on my desktop.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2:45:24 PM, on 28/01/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Sygate\SPF\smc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Photoshop Album Starter Edition\3.0\Apps\apdproxy.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\eBay\eBay Toolbar2\eBayTBDaemon.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\CDAC11BA.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgcc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
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A:URGENT: windows shutdown on every reboot

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Hey everyone,
So I just reformatted last night and installed Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. Since installing it, I haven't been able to restart or shut down. The computer gets stuck on the background (no icons and taskbar). I don't even get to the blue screen that says it's saving settings and shutting down. Is there something I'm missing? I'm going to try starting up the computer with nothing selected in the msconfig and see if that fixes it. I'm 99% sure the problem occurred even before I installed drivers and such, but I'm running a Dell Inspiron E1505 with ATI Mobility X1400.
 

A:Windows MCE 2005 won't reboot or shutdown

UPDATE: I went into Safe Mode and deselected everything from the startup in msconfig. My computer restarts fine when in Safe Mode regardless of whether or not everything has started up. However, when in normal mode, my computer still would not restart or shut down even after I deselected everything from starting up.
 

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Hey everyone,
So I just reformatted last night and installed Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005. Since installing it, I haven't been able to restart or shut down. The computer gets stuck on the background (no icons and taskbar). I don't even get to the blue screen that says it's saving settings and shutting down. Is there something I'm missing? I've tried deselecting everything from the startup in msconfig and it still gets stuck on the background in normal mode. However, I don't have any problems going into Safe Mode and restarting from Safe Mode, regardless of what is starting up. I'm using a Dell Inspiron E1505 with ATI Mobility X1400, but I'm pretty sure it's related to MCE.

A:Windows MCE 2005 won't reboot or shutdown

and welcome to the Forum

Did you load the motherboard drivers? go to the

Dell support site, enter your Service Tag Number and download the drivers

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Hi all!
It makes several months am using Windows 7 Professional on my Dell Studio XPS 1640 (it's a 64bit system). It was working fine and I was happy with it.
It makes some weeks now that after each time I shut down, when I turn on again, it boots up to where the 4 coloured logo appears and then am left with a dark screen with only the cursor. I once waited for nearly 1 hour, nothing changed. The users screen never appeared.

I had to turn off manually, and when I turn it on again, it tell me that windows failed to restart.... and am left with these 2 options:
>start Windows Normally(I went back to square 1 when I tried this)
>Startup Repair.

The automatic system repair did not find any problem, I had to use the system recovery for which I had to choose a previous date in time to which I want the computer to reboot. Some times it works, sometimes I have to do it again and change the date.

When I hibernate the laptop, there is no problem when I turn it on again. But when I shut down or restart the laptop, it boots up to the "starting windows" screen with the windows logo and I have to turn it off manually.

It is causing me a lot of problem, I cannot install any program, each time I have to reinstall my printer.

Please is there any solution for such a problem?

A:Windows does not reboot after each time I shutdown.

Sounds like a hardware problem. Could be the motherboard but more then likely the hard drive is starting to fail. Try replacing the hard drive and see if you can reinstall a good working copy of 7 on it and that it starts up properly after shut down.

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Everytime I reboot or turn on my PC, Windows firewall turns off automatically and I have to turn it on. Is this the way it's supposed to be?
 

A:Windows firewall turns off on shutdown/reboot.

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As the title goes. i have been pissed off because of the settings not being saved like "Show Shadows Under Icons"
think somebody can help?

A:Windows Appearance not saved on shutdown/reboot.

Please perform the following, so that we can get the exact specs of your computer. This will better assist us in helping you more.Publish a Snapshot using SpeccyThe below is for those who cannot get onlinePlease take caution when attaching a text file to your post if you cannot copy/paste the link to your post, you will need to edit it to make sure that your Windows Key is not present.

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i have lenovo g580 and using windows 8.1
from last few days i'm unable to shutdown or restart my lappy. Whenever i do this its screen goes black but the LED does goes off and after that nothing happens even on pressing power button. Everytime to get out of this i have to remove battery and reinsert it to get the pc on.
So i installed whocrashed.exe and find out the error adn it shows it that the causing problem is ntoskrnl.exe

so i have uploaded my minidump files here..........

A:Laptop not getting proper shutdown or restart

Hi nscharan007.

Apparently the issue is network related, and the Broadcom WiFi is failing.

Code:
ffffd000`361e0d88 fffff800`0318fe60Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\bcmwl63a.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for bcmwl63a.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for bcmwl63a.sys
bcmwl63a+0x2c0e60
And this is all about the related info: Broadcom WLAN Driver (Inbox) for Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit) - Lenovo G480(2184, 20149), G580(2189, 20150), G780

As per it, you have the proper driver installed.

Code:
fffff800`04672000 fffff800`04e9e000 bcmwl63a T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: bcmwl63a.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\bcmwl63a.sys
Image name: bcmwl63a.sys
Timestamp: Sat Jun 01 10:29:47 2013 (51A97FC3)
CheckSum: 00824B06
ImageSize: 0082C000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
And no other driver is available to download.

In this situation, bettter you contract the windows 8 experts in BSOD Crashes and Debugging - Windows 8 Forums .... they must have an idea about what to do in this stage.

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I do a shutdown from the Windows Logon screen which I believe is a full power off rather than a hybrid shutdown:

(The process C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe (XXXXX) has initiated the power off of computer XXXX on behalf of user NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM for the following reason: No title for this reason could be found
Reason Code: 0x500ff Shut-down Type: power off)

However when I restart the computer it then goes into a black screen with a pointer and never completes reboot.

The only way to fix this is to reboot again which I am guessing is using the "Hybrid Boot" profile:

"The last shutdown's success status was false. The last boot's success status was true."

This did not occur in Windows 8.

Anyone know how to diagnose the shutdown culprit?

A:Windows 8.1 Shutdown from Logon Causing Reboot Failure

Anyone know how to diagnose the shutdown culprit?



Possibly? However, to be absolutely sure, download this hybrid shutdown button and retest to see if your assumptions are correct:

Hybrid Shut Down Shortcut - Create in Windows 8

Once verified, we can address your issue.

Good luck.

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When I shutdown my computer it last about ten minutes and then I have a blue screen with "Driver_Power_State_Failure", minidump of the memory and auto reboot.

Please find in attachment two exemples of what I got when the problem occurs.

A:Windows 7 - shutdown with blue screen and auto reboot

Hi -

Update these 3 drivers to start -

Code:

btkrnl.sys Fri Oct 01 17:48:29 2004 (415DD0AD)
btslbcsp.sys Fri Oct 01 17:50:18 2004 (415DD11A)
SABI.sys Thu May 28 02:38:10 2009 (4A1E3152)

System information needed --> BSOD Posting Instructions

Attach the resulting zip files to your net post.

After driver updates, run --> DRIVER VERIFIER - Windows 7 & Vista

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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BSOD BUGCHECK SUMMARY
Code:

Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Sat Jul 17 16:54:52.365 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 5:15:51.145
BugCheck 9F, {4, 258, 85a6ea70, 83125b24}
Probably caused by : memory_corruption
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x9F
PROCESS_NAME: System
??????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????``
Built by: 7600.16539.x86fre.win7_gdr.100226-1909
Debug session time: Sat Jul 17 11:35:03.739 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 6:27:32.518
BugCheck 9F, {4, 258, 85a6da70, 8313bb24}
Probably caused by : memory_corruption
BUGCHECK_STR: 0x9F
PROCESS_NAME: System

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I'm really lost. Any help would be greatly appreciated

I attached my zip

A:unexpected shutdown windows 7 - automatic reboot no info

Hi


Code:
STOP 0x000000D1: DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Usual causes: Device driver
BugCheck D1, {fffff8800869c050, 2, 1, fffff88001839d4f}
Probably caused by : tcpip.sys ( tcpip!UdpSendMessagesOnPathCreation+17f )
PROCESS_NAME: uTorrent.exe
Source: Carrona.org

tcpip.sys is not the true cause of your crash, but your antivirus:

Code:
fffff880`0b945f08 fffff880`013a20afUnable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\PCTCore64.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for PCTCore64.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded for PCTCore64.sys
PCTCore64+0x120af
Please remove PC Tools antivirus from your computer and replace with Microsoft Security Essentials (at least to test)

Recommended antivirus program for Windows 7 based on stability compared to others:- Microsoft Security Essentials - Free Antivirus for Windows
Good and Free system security combination.
Run a full scan once downloaded, installed and updated.

Run this tool and delete anything it finds: Anti-rootkit utility TDSSKiller
Run the System File Checker that scans the of all protected Windows 7 system files and replaces incorrect corrupted, changed/modified, or damaged versions with the correct versions if possible:SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
Run Disk Check on your hard disk for file system errors and bad sectors on it:Disk Check
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Hello once again TSF! I have been helped a lot by you guys before! Lets see if you can help me again! :)

So, I hardly reboot/shutdown my computer, but i recently cleaned it up and removed some apps i no longer use. All went well.

However, when i went to restart my computer (to finalize uninstall) it got hung up on the "Windows is waiting for programs to close" and what do ya know the list was empty

So I sat and waited about 20 minutes, then i noticed i couldnt click anything and nothing responded but the mouse moving and the power button. HDD light was out too

So i held power button to force shut down, worked. Started up and asked if i wanted to boot to safe mode etc. I selected boot normally. It booted up just fine everything is still working but i can't shut down or restart AT ALL.

I even tried the command in CMD to see if i could get it to shutdown that way using

shutdown /f

and the same thing happened, it appeared to be shutting down then just hang there, ( no waiting dialog as /f does not show that ) So i waited ten minutes, still no reboot.

I am at a loss, and Google is really not helping any either.

I need the TSF geniuses :)

Thanks guys for your time!

A:[ISSUE] Reboot/Shutdown freezes at "Waiting for programs to close"

It sounds like one of the deleted apps carried an important .dll with it. You can try either a System Restore and use a process of elimination or see if System File Checker straightens things out.

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We're currently running into an issue with an older Yoga ThinkPad model 20C0. Specifically when these devices were upgraded to Windows 10, they've encountered issues sporatically when users would shutdown or sleep the device. The system's screen will go black, but the LED power indicator on the palm rest "ThinkPad" sticker and atop the laptop itself. This behavior continues until the battery is fully drained. Here is what I've gathered so far. Early false positives led us to believe the Intel Management software was at issue, but a colleague eventually found that if Chrome and/or Firefox were running at the time sleep was initiated, the problem would be triggered. The behavior is inconsistent regardless of which driver is installed for Intel MEI or Intel HD Graphics. Currently using the following driver versions: Intel MEI: 11.0.0.1157(Lenovo's latest version is 9.5.15.1730) and Intel HD Graphics is Lenovo's current version 20.19.15.4416. Windows 10 1703 Enterprise OS Build # 15063.540. Anyone else encounter this issue? I know it is something plaguing Windows 10 users accross multiple hardware vendors and the only things that seem consistent is Windows 10 and Intel Gfx thus far. Any assistance in this matter would be greatly appreciated! JH  

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A custom pc running windows 98 se will randomly just stall. And by stall i mean: the screen will go black and the computer will not under any circumstances recognize either the reboot button or the restart button the the tower. Turning off and then turning back on the screen does not give picture, just the power light on the side flashes green to orange (not recognizing the signal im gussing).
And sadly i have to unplug the power cord from the pc (and of course re attach it ) to get it back up and running properly. It doesn't happen after any certain period of time that i can recognise.


Its my moms computer and she only goes to pogo,neopets, and msn front page etc; So any clue as to what the cause of this could be or what i could do to prevent it other then shutting the computer down and tossing it in a closet somewhere to rot?

And it does start up normaly after i get it shut off. Just runs scandisk at startup as with a normal buttoned restart.

Help is much appriciated.
 

A:Windows 98 not recognizing Reboot/shutdown buttons; black screen

Could it be that you have Hibernation turned on? I have never had anything good come from hibernation or standby mode. Have a look and see if it is enabled.

Right click on the desktop and choose properties. Then select the Screen Saver tab(at least I think that's what it is in 98 as well) Then look for poer options. Then Hibernate and System Standby, I would disable them both.

Restart and see if it happens again. I'm thinking it should be solved, but if not post back and let us know.

BTW
:wave:Welcome to TechSpot:wave:
 

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Okay, here's what happens:

> My computer will randomly shut down, and then boot itself back up.

> Before Windows loads, the computer will prompt me w/ 2 choices: Start computer normally, or launch start-up reconfiguration or whatever.

> If I choose to start normally, Windows begins to load, but then before I can log in, I get BSOD and the computer shuts down.

> If I choose start-up configuration, the configuration program begins to load, but before it is finished loading, the computer shuts down.

I've attached the dump files to this post.

Is Windows 7 . . .
- x86 (32-bit) or x64 ?

x64

- the original installed OS on the system?

original

- an OEM or full retail version?

full retail

- What is the age of system (hardware)?

Got the computer Dec 25, 2010

- What is the age of OS installation (have you re-installed the OS?

Never re-installed the OS

A:Shutdown, reboot, BSOD while Windows loads. Repeat. What is happening?

These crashes were caused by memory corruption/exception (c0000005) probably a driver.
Please run these two tests to verify your memory and find which driver is causing the problem.

* If you are overclocking anything reset to default before running these tests.
In other words STOP!!!

* If you have raid update its Driver.

Memtest.





Quote:
*Download a copy of Memtest86 and burn the ISO to a CD using Iso Recorder or another ISO burning program. Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

*Boot from the CD, and leave it running for at least 5 or 6 passes.

Just remember, any time Memtest reports errors, it can be either bad RAM or a bad motherboard slot.

Test the sticks individually, and if you find a good one, test it in all slots.

Any errors are indicative of a memory problem.

If a known good stick fails in a motherboard slot it is probably the slot.



RAM - Test with Memtest86+

Driver verifier






Quote:
Using Driver Verifier is an iffy proposition. Most times it'll crash and it'll tell you what the driver is. But sometimes it'll crash and won't tell you the driver. Other times it'll crash before you can log in to Windows. If you can't get to Safe Mode, then you'll have to resort to offline editing of the registry to disable Driver Verifier.

So, I'd suggest that you first backup your stuff and then make sure you've got access to another computer so you can contact us if problems arise. Then make a System Restore poi... Read more

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Hey folks. I would appreciate if you could lend a hand with this issue, as I haven't had any luck so far.
 
My PC has been restarting instead of shutting down when I initiate a shutdown. I did a clean boot and tried it, as well safe mode, and it still replicates the problem. The BSOD I occasionally get before the restart is KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE
 
Even though the BSOD doesn't show up every time, I am getting a minidump each time it restarts with the KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE error. I've included the two most recent minidumps for analysis if it helps solve the problem.

Minidump 1: http://speedy.sh/WM23P/092014-21796-01.dmp
Minidump 2: http://speedy.sh/4UXvm/092014-24046-01.dmp
 
Where do I go from here?
Much obliged for your help,
Faithisreason

A:Computer Restarts on Shutdown (Windows 8.0) Occasional BSOD During Shutdown

Have you made sure that you have all your windows updates?

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Hello All,

I have a ASUS Laptop with Intel I3 processer and Windows 7 Home Premium. I recently had a forced shutdown during a Windows upgrade session. Ever since then the Boot and Shutdown times have increased to over 15 minutes. I have run the msconfig unticking all but the antivirus (Kaspersky) and it still takes >15 min to boot and Shutdown. Is there something I can do before I decide to reinstall Windows &. (I dont have a install disk.) The software came with the Computer and I have the OEM code (Bought at Best Buy)

Thanks in advance.

A:SLOW Boot and Shutdown after forced Shutdown during Windows 7 Upgrade

Yeah. I have been using the Software performance toolkit from windows. Basicly if you know about windows xp, xp had a program called bootvis that rearranged the bootfiles and such for faster boot times, and bootvis is in windows 7, but you need another program to try to use it (i believe).

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New laptop lenovo ideapad from january i run a lot of programs for engineering on it works great. But it seems after a while online listening to music and browsing flash/shockwave whatever begins to crash if i exit out of chrome i cannot re open but i can open ie. running mcafee enterprise and antivius and have a malware detection program i've had similar setups in the past and never had much of a problem or at least anything i couldn't handle myself. so when i go to restart after these problems it sits at the shutdown screen and the swirl timer keeps swirling until i get pissed and force shutdown holding the button. is this a problem with win 7 os or is there something still running in the backround that i can't seem to find?

A:windows 7 restart or shutdown stays at shutdown screen

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

Just as a test, uninstall McAfee antivirus tool and install MSE.

You might also try shutting down after a clean start:
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

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EDIT: 11/21 The latest thing it says is windows did not shut down successfully because the system stopped responding. Anyone?
After PC is left unattended more than an hour or so it gets a black screen with no error messages, but the CPU and fans are powered up. I must power off and cold start. Usually it takes 3 or 4 tries to get a successful boot, and when I do I get a message that says windows did not shutdown successfully.

The windows error log says the problem is shut down unexpectedly, event name bluescreen, OS version 6.1.7601.2.1.768.3 Locale ID 1033. (Windows Home Premium)

I have all power, sleep, and hibernate options set to never. I have run the memory test and it is OK. I have also run a windows integrity scan which said no corruptions in windows integrity.

I'd really appreciate a hand with this issue. Thanks.

Edit: Although at the top of the post I said "after an hour or so" that is not always so. A more accurate description would be after leaving the PC unattended for several hours.

A:Shutdown Unexpectedly, & Windows Did Not Shutdown Successfully Errors

EDIT: 11/21 The latest thing it says is windows did not shut down successfully because the system stopped responding. Anyone?

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T440p doesn't power on after proper shutdown, unless you remove the battery first,  Please help me its anoying.

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I am using  510-15IKB Laptop(ideapad) with windows 10 and it is only 4-5 months old laptop, it shut down when it is charge 50% or less during working on battery , while battery is only 20 days old because last battery performance was not good so company change the battry. So battery as old no issue but when i am using laptop on battery after  some drain it shut down the laptop. And after that shut down laptop take 4-5 time more in starting to normal starting. During my conversion with support technician he tell me for windows recovery but it do not have any effect, then he tell me for calibration but during draining in calibration it also shut down at any percentage so it also not completed.Now i am using this new laptop as a desktop due to issue because the work i do at time of shut down goes because it only stores in RAM.  Also its BIOS is updated and all recommended drivers are updated.Some times its battery only charged upto 90% while I put it on charge for 10hours. Also its performance is not relevent as it works sometime on full charged battery for 3hours and some time only 1hous while before 1 month it was 4:30 hours-  5hours on a full charged.

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When I power off the screen gets black, but fans are still running have to turn it off holding the power button.....any solution,help

A:windows 10 shutdown issue need help!!

Originally Posted by flashrev


When I power off the screen gets black, but fans are still running have to turn it off holding the power button.....any solution,help



Hi.
Please fill in your system specs so people will be able to help you better.
Have you turned off Fast Startup?

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I have HP Pavilion 15-n038sx NotebookSince i have installed Microsoft Windows 10 , i have an issue on shutdown feature .every time i press shutdown the device doesn't respond (Although the system making shutdown but the device still on) , and every time i have to force shutdown to off my pc .please note that i didn't have this problem on older Microsoft Windows (Windows 7 & 8 & 8.1) .I have tried many times to reinstall the system (Win. 10) but i still have the same issue , although all (win.10) features are working correctly and stable .please note that i have tried to install the last BIOS update from HP support  , but i still have the same issue .I hope to help me solving this issue ASAP .

A:Shutdown issue on Windows 10

Hi melindahp, I see that you are having an issue with "shutdown" option after installing Win 10.I have found a solution in the forums that seems to resolve this issue successfully. Please let me know if this helps! HOW TO RESOLVE SLEEP/SHUTDOWN ISSUES Download version 9 or 10 of the Intel Management Engine Interface (MEI) Driver.Navigate HP's Software and Driver Downloads site (http://www8.hp.com/us/en/drivers.html) to find the latest approved driver for your model.  Filter by version, selecting Microsoft Windows 8.1 on the dropdown menu.  Look for the download in the "Driver-Chipset" category.  If an MEI driver with a version number starting in 9 or 10 is listed, download it.  [Version 9.5.24.1790 1.5M (http://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp66001-66500/sp66228.exe) will work for most models.]If an MEI driver with a version number starting in 9 or 10 is NOT listed, download the appropriate driver directly from Intel (https://downloadcenter.intel.com/search?keyword=intel+management+engine).  [Version 9.5.24.1790 1.5M (https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/23091/Intel-ME-9-Management-Engine-Driver-for-Intel-NUC) will work for most models.]Download the Windows 10 "Show or Hide Updates" Troubleshooter Package (http://download.microsoft.com/download/F/2/2/F22D5FDB-59CD-4275-8C95-1BE17BF70B21/wushowhide.diagcab).Change the Windows Update Services setting from Automatic (Delayed Start) to Manual.In the Control Panel, select Administrative T... Read more

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Ok so umm my computer shuts down and restarts randomly, at un-pattern times. The noise is like whining and groaning sounds that are probably from the fan dying when it restarts and starting back up. This happened two days ago and uh when it first occured it was usually every 10 minutes.. now it's ever hour. I'm not sure what the problem is, I've been told it could be PSU failure, over-heating or a virus/spyware.. I've check the virus part with Kaspersky. I'm really not sure on this and I don't wanna go out buying a new processor or PSU and then I realize the problem is still there. Anyone wanna give me some tips or ways to check and specify what the heck the problem could be?

A:Windows Shutdown Issue

Hi and Welcome to TSF

First, Look over the First Steps at Removing Malware , then post a HJT log in the HiJackThisLog Help Forum.
Get a thumbs up that your system is not infected.


Next, Find the manufacturer of your hard drive and run their Hard Drive Diagnostics Utility.


Also, Right Click My Computer/Properties/Advanced/System & Recovery-Settings tab
Under System Failure uncheck Automatically Restart.
This will give you a BSOD instead of rebooting, post back the Stop Error in this thread.

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XP shuts down only after several attempts. Here is my HJT log. Please advise if you see the culprit or if you see any other miscellaneous garbage that could be bogging me down.

A:Windows Xp Shutdown Issue

I apologize for the very long delay. We have a huge backlog of HijackThis Logs to handle and it has been taking us greater time than normal to get caught up. If you are still having a problem, and want us to analyze your information, please reply to this topic stating that you still need help and I will work with you on resolving your computer problems. If your problem has been resolved, please post a reply letting us know so we can close your topic.

Unfortunately, if I do not hear back from you within 5 days, I will be forced to close your topic. If you still need help after I have closed your topic, feel free to create a new one.

Once again, I apologize for the delay in responding to this topic.

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Hello:

I just purchased a Dell 1520 laptop and installed Dell's XP disc to replace Vista.

All is working well, except:

1. Shutting down takes 10 minutes to get to "Logging Off" and "Shutting Down" screens. It hangs on the background screen after the icons/task bar disappear.

I think #1 is a driver issue. I can go in and out of Standby mode in 15 seconds, the computer starts up & shuts down very quickly in Safe mode, I have run virus/spyware scans (clean), I removed most StartUp programs,

2. Windows Error - Virtual Memory Minimum Too Low

Here is the exact message:
"Windows ? Virtual Memory Minimum Too Low.
Your system is low on virtual memory. Windows is increasing the size of your virtual memory paging file. During this process, memory requests for some applications may be denied. For more information, see Help."

As for errors in the eventviewer logs: we have: Error: Service Control Mgr - Event 7001. There are about 10 in a group (roughly) when the windows error popped up.

I already set my virtual memory minimum to exactly what I found repeated in Google queries. It's set to 3000 MB for low and high, and I'm running 2GB of RAM.

Could someone please help me to fix these two issues?

Thank you, in advance!

A:New Dell Laptop XP Install - Shutdown Issue & Virtual Memory Error

Hi sean123456, and welcome to TSF.

Take a look at this page and get back to us if things are no better.

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f174/is-your-pc-running-slow-247566.html

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Hello Everyone! This is my first post on these forums.

I am having a minor issue with Windows 7:

If I incorrectly shut down my computer (e.g. pulling the plug out of the socket while computer is running), and turn it on again, it won't say "starting windows", it will say "resuming windows", and it will log in to a user account. How do I disable this from happening?

btw, I have an HP Pavilion p6240

thanks

tundra010

A:Windows 7 Incorrect Shutdown Issue

Welcome to the Forum.


One of the worst things to do is to shut down by pulling the plug.

If I were you. I would go to search type cmd

Do not hit enter, right click on cmd and select run as administrator.

Then in CMD type sfc /scannow. This will correct any small problems created by the improper shut down. If errors are found run a second time.

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I’m stumped! I just added a new external hard drive and now have issues with powering down. The drive is a 640 GB Western Digital Caviar housed in a Rosewill RX-358 case (SATA) and it’s connected to my Dell Dimension 4600 via a USB cable. If I boot the computer with the new drive connected, Windows XP (SP2) hangs at the blue screen that says “Computer is shutting down”. I can press the power button and it shuts off. If the computer is running and I connect the new drive, no problem. It shows up as H:, I can read and write to it, and Windows shuts down normally. I also have another USB connected external hard drive (Iomega 160 GB) and it doesn’t cause any problems. I would really appreciate any thoughts on how to fix this problem. Thanks!
 

A:Windows XP shutdown issue and external HD

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Dears.. After i upgraded my Yoga 2 13 to windows 10, it does not complete the shutdown, the screen goes black but the keyboard backlight remain on and the only way to respond is to press the power button for few seconds (force shutdown) anybody faced the same issue..? Any help...thanks in advance..  










Solved!
Go to Solution.

A:Yoga 2 13 shutdown issue (windows 10)

 This solved my problem https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bDWtGC5VbEM now the Shutdown is OK after adjusting the Power options

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I am still having a shutdown issue with Windows 10 and my HP 15 Notebook. Is there no formal fix forthcoming from HP or Windows for this? Most of the troubleshooting threads about this are from late fall/early 2016 and I am wondering if people are still having this issue? I have tried all the non-invasive suggestions (turning off Fast Start Up, etc.) but they have not helped. My shutdown problem started within the past few months even though I upgraded to Windows 10 last fall. I am wondering who I need to contact for help -- HP or Microsoft? Basically the computer won't shut down. It goes into sleep or hibernation mode or some such and never actually turns off. I have to force shut down by holding the power button to get it to turn off. This only happens when the computer has been on and running for a while or if it isn't restarted for any reason. Basically, I turn it on, use it for a few hours, and when I go to shut down it doesn't. Please help

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My Dell Notebook should be stayed online for me to access it remotely.  But, yesterday, I realized my notebook was shut down by itself.  I reviewed the event log of my Windows 10, there was an event of Dell Update process.  After that, no other event found was found.  I suspect that the Dell update trigger the notebook to shutdown.  This pattern seems to be happened before as well.  Can anyone know why or anyway to disable the shutdown or disable Dell update?  Thanks in advance!

A:Windows 10 Auto Shutdown Issue

Please check the Power Option settings on your notebook:
1. Right click the Start's button
2. Click Power Option
3. Check  "Choose what the power button do" and Choose what closing the lid do
You can uninstall Dell update by going to Programs And Features:
1. Right click the Start button
2. Programs And Features
3. Dell Update

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After issuing shutdown, the windows stop all services and pops up BSOD.
Please see attached for screen shot.

A:Whenever issue a shutdown, the windows pops up BSOD

In addition, my desktop PC (Gigabyte G-41 Gombo) was able to shutdown completely when shutdown is issued. From Windows 8 onwards it won't. Meaning shutdown = restart. After issuing shutdown, the Windows 8 shutdowns and then went into BIOS and restart the OS into Windows again. This is the same with Windows 10. Windows 7 however has no such issues.

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Had this problem on a Dell XPS M1330 running Vista and then upgrading to Win 7 64bit. Try flashing or updating BIOS first. Then unplug and replug (or replace if bad) the CMOS battery to reset BIOS. Remember CMOS holds the settings in BIOS. So when no power to CMOS, BIOS settings get wiped out (BIOS tells your pc what to do when it starts). Reset to default settings in BIOS. This fixed my restart issue! I tried all kinds of fixes and this was the only one that worked! Not all are software related issues. Any hardware changes can cause this problem like adding a IDE drive to a SATA board. Make the drive a slave changing it from cable select for example. Hope this is useful to someone.

A:Windows restarts after shutdown! Issue resolved!

Great

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Anybody know how to make Windows Vista (V) default to Shutdown instead of Sleep with DeepFreeze?

With WindowsXP (XP) if the computer is in a thawed state and Ctrl+Alt+Shift+F6 is used, with the proper password, it can be 'Frozen'. Great.

XP will remember the last time it had Shutdown, instead of restarting, sleeping, doing the bear thing in winter, logging off, etc.

DeepFreeze (DF) v6.30***.*** Enterprise is used to do this.

While in a 'Thawed' state and then 'Frozen' DF will retain the last option selected in XP. The aforementioned Shutdown state. V will default to sleep.

I really don't like dealing with Faronics technical support.
 

A:DeepFreeze vs. Windows Vista - Shutdown issue

this post has some info:
http://forums.techguy.org/reviews/493294-deep-freeze-software.html
 

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Dear all,

I have an issue with my 7 machine, every time I hit shut down the machine will hang on the shutdown aero screen and fails to shut.

If I leave it to run it loses the connection to the monitor which goes black and does not detect the PC input.

I then have the hold down the button in order to shut the machine down.

I have replaced the old 120 GB SSD with a larger 480 GB SSD and the behaviour is the same. I cloned the drive to change it using Macrium Reflect.

I would greatly appreciate any guidance and will gladly supply the required logs / info on request.

Many thanks in advance.

Ron.

Windows experience info is below -

Manufacturer Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd.
Model Z68MA-D2H-B3
Total amount of system memory 16.0 GB RAM
System type 64-bit operating system
Number of processor cores 4

Storage
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Total size of hard disk(s) 4285 GB
Disk partition (C 344 GB Free (447 GB Total)
Media drive (D CD/DVD
Disk partition (E 112 GB Free (112 GB Total)
Disk partition (F 1129 GB Free (1863 GB Total)
Disk partition (I 1117 GB Free (1863 GB Total)

Graphics
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Display adapter type NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Total available graphics memory 4095 MB
Dedicated graphics memory 2048 MB
Dedicated system memory 0 MB
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I built my first rig a few years ago and haven't had too many major issues with it until last week. I used it as usual and shutdown before going to bed. When I woke up the next morning and turned it on, I was met with "Reboot and Select proper Boot device or Insert Boot Media in selected Boot device and press a key." Now, I've tried some different fixes. I made sure my SSD had priority in the boot order. I disconnected my HDD so only the SSD the OS is installed on was connected. I've made sure all unnecessary external devices were unplugged. I kept getting the same issue. It would just boot to that "reboot and select proper boot device" screen.

Next, I made a Linux Mint boot CD so I could check the drives, get my windows product key and backup my files. My drives are both ok, no failure. I then made a Windows 7 CD (I couldn't find my original) and booted to that. I used startup repair, which Could not detect cany problems. Then I tried to do a system restore but only had one restore point, which was made the day before the issue started. The info said that it was created when there was a "critical update" so I'm thinking that may have something to do with all this. Unfortunately, the system restore didn't work and I received an error message. "An unspecified error occurred during system restore. (0x80000ffff)." I even tried going into diskpart to set my drive to active but I couldn't do that since it was installed as GPT. At this p... Read more

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laptop will not shutdown, reboot and all icons are static???

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