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Vostro 230 re-boots immediately after shutdown

Q: Vostro 230 re-boots immediately after shutdown

When I shut down the Vostro 230 it re-boots by itself a few seconds later. I have to unplug the power lead to stop it re-starting. Any suggestions.

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Preferred Solution: Vostro 230 re-boots immediately after shutdown

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I have a Dell Vostro 1220 laptop, recently when I pressed the power on button, it completed the POST & showed the Dell logo with the progress bar upto 90% & then shuts down. The power button does nothing after that. when the battery is removed & reseated (or the adapter plugged in after unplugging the laptop starts & powers off after POST.
I have tried to remove the battery & keep the power button pressed for 30 secs, tried to remove the RAM as well but still the same issue.

Is the motherboard gone? Where can I buy a replacement from Dell?
Any thoughts?

A:DEll Vostro 1220 shutdown immediately after POST.

It sounds like the board is faulty.
One source:
www.parts-people.com/index.php

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My 5 year old Dell Vostro V131 battery doesn't seem to work anymore when unplugged. When it's plugged-in and charging, the computer works fine, but the red "low battery' light blinks constantly. The battery meter shows that the battery is 100% charged. But as soon as the power cord is unplugged, the computer immediately shuts off.
What might be the problem? Should I purchase a new battery?

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My laptop just developed a problem. It immedately boots after you've inserted the AC cord. It used to require pressing the power button.

Does anyone know what happened and how this can be fixed?

Thanks.
 

A:Laptop immediately boots after inserting AC cord

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Hi,

So, I have a computer that I have to give to someone. The problem is, that every time I boot the computer up, it shows "Starting Windows" for just 1 second and immediately boots into Startup Repair. Startup Repair then fails to fix the error, but from the info I got, it seems that the registry is corrupted.
The things I have done:

1. Copy new files from the DVD to the config folder - Nothing changed.
2. Check the HDD for problems. Seagate SeaTools - Passed the long and the short test.
3. Check the RAM - Memtest86+ v5.01 - no errors.
4. How I got the error: First, I tried to install SP1, but it rolled back. Second, then I installed the drivers for the computer and restarted every single time it asked. Tried SP1 again, but this time I got this issue.

System specs for that computer are after slashes (for every part).
Sorry for any grammar mistakes.
P.S. Can't access the CMD from anything (From Startup Repair, from DVD).

A:Computer immediately boots into Startup Repair

Hi Haexagon,
As the comp hasn't got SP1 on it, and your passing it on.
Why not clean install, dont forget to change Bios order to DVD as first boot option.

Roy

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About a week ago, my Dell Vostro 3460 didn't boot when pressing the power button.  Power came on, the three lights above and to the right of the keyboard cycled, but the Dell logo at bootup never appeared.  I powered down and then powered up a few times and then the laptop booted fine.
This happens everytime now.  I need to try to boot anywhere from 3 to 20 times.  Eventually, it boots.  It I leave the laptop on and it goes into sleep mode, it awakens fine.
I cloned the hard drive and tried the new drive - same thing.  
Once it boots, everything runs fine.
Any suggestions?
Thanks.

A:Dell Vostro 3460 Boots Sometimes, But Not Always

Hi SLALOMCHIP,
Thank you for writing to Dell Community Forum.
Please run the on-board diagnostics <F12> and capture any error code or message you receive.
Please private message us the service tag of the system along with your email id.
(Note: please don't mention the service tag or email id on the public forum as it contains your personal information).

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So lately my computer's firewall has decided to not work so I searched around and eventually concluded on doing a upgrade reinstall.
As I didn't want to lose any of my files, drivers or programs.
All seemed like it went well until the computer rebooted for the last time before it reaches the
" Setting up for first use " dialog
Though before this was able to happen the computer went into a reboot loop with bsod 0x0000001E

After a large amount of reluctant clicking
The computer NOW only boots to the System Recovery Options window and the ONLY option is Startup Repair ; There is NO command prompt no diagnostics, nothing,
Just Startup Repair, in which start up repair is unable to do anything and continues to loop itself with a Don't send dialog

I have tried inserting the installation disk and accessing the Repair Computer but it presents an incompatibility error.

I have no F8 menu at all, (no safe mode, which I can't access anyway because the computer can't set up for first use).

Need any Assistance, all is welcome, thanks.

A:System immediately boots to Startup Repair - No access to F8

Please fill in your System Specs in bottom left corner of your post.

Running any OS without having your files backed up is careless. Running a Repair Install or Reinstall without backing up your files is reckless.

You can try to rescue your files now using step 9 in Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start
however I doubt there is anything to repair since the reinstall aparently failed.

So I would skip to running Factory Recovery or getting the superior Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7 (same for retail) which will yield a perfect install if you stick with the methods and tools given.

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Hi! I have Lenovo Thinkpad L560 (Type: 20F1-0029MH). After ~2 weeks of usage, I faced a weird problem - there was no way I could power it off.The following actions:- shutdown- hibernate- press power button for 12swill shutdown the computer, but it will start up again immediately. Laptop has all the updates from Microsoft and Lenovo, including latest BIOS. The only solution, which worked, was to reset CMOS by removing the BIOS battery. I did it 2 weeks ago, but today I faced the same problem again. Removing battery fixed the problem again! But is there any better solution to try?      

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Hi,A friends PC has some issues with booting & shutting down / logging off. I'm posting this on behalf of him. He doesn't have much experience with computers. I have seen the computer in person earlier today.Manufacturer: ToshibaModel: Satellite Pro L40 I believe.OS: Vista (probably 32 bit)RAM: 1Gb.Processor: Intel CeleronGraphics: Unknown whether Laptop has graphics card & being used, or is using on-board graphics (I did not think about this earlier)Hard disk capacity approx 60Gb- Two partitions visible via "My Computer":Partition 1 - C:\ - OS - size approx 19Gb. ~ 16GB free. Partition 2 - D:\ - Data - size approx 51Gb. Hardly any space used.Summary of boot / shutdown related issues*****Normal boot -> after user logs in mouse cursor appears but screen is blackLast know configuration -> after user logs in mouse cursor appears but screen is blackSafe mode -> after user logs in mouse cursor appears but screen is blackSafe mode with networking -> not tried.Log off / shutdown issue (see 2. below)Startup repair finds no issues.System restore works allows PC to boot normally (see below), but boot problem always reoccurs after restart (see 1. below).1. Using system restore was able to restore PC to restore point in January successfully, and after restarting, user logs in boots up normally. (User has multiple restore points in past)2. When restarting / shutting down PC, it gets to "logging off" notification screen with blue h... Read more

A:Boot & shutdown issues. PC boots normally only after system restore. Cannot shutdown normally.

I would start with

a. Hard drive diagnostic, long test.

b. Followed by chkdsk /r if no issues during diagnostic.

c. Followed by defrag if no issues with first two steps.

<<Partition 1 - C:\ - OS - size approx 19Gb. ~ 16GB free>>

Is that correct as stated? Seems somewhat anomalous to me.

Louis

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Hi,
I have a Dell Vostro 3460 purchased several years ago. It shows the exact same issue and behavior as described in http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/20003103.
If the machine starts up, everything is fine. But it takes a reasonable numer of power-cycles until POST comes up. The problems arised several months ago and the effect seemed to increase over time. At first, the machine was occasionally not booting. Currently, it is the other way round. It occasionally boots up only.
At one time beeing lucky and getting the machine through POST I ran the diagnostics with Fn+POWER. No issues found except that it complained about the missing battery, which indeed wasn't installed at this time.
I also tried
- Disconnecting the hard drive -> no change
- Replacing the RAM -> no change
- Removing the RAM -> beep code (as expected)
- pressing D+POWER -> display test runs (I see colors) -> no POST
I would very much appreciate your assistance. Thank you!

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I've referred to Shut Down Windows Shortcut

First time I did a hotkey, somehow it worked, BUT it asked me "What do you want the computer to do?"

I wouldn't like it sitting on my desktop either. & now the hotkey is not working whatsoever. I'd like to just press the keys anytime anywhere so my PC will shut right down. Please assist

A:Hotkey to shutdown immediately ?

Pressing the Windows key will take you directly to the start menu, and you can shut down there.

There are various other key combinations which will shut down immediately, but whether they work correctly depends on how you have things set up.

This is one;

Press the Windows Key <Win> and then release it. Press the Right Arrow key < -> > . Now press <Enter>

Regards....Mike Connor

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Hi,

As a new member I am hoping for some help on a PC that we have just purchased second hand from e bay.

The system is running both Windows 2000 Pro and XP Home. When we boot up XP Home all is fine (other than a PS/2 Mouse not working in the connection). When we shut down the computer after using, you have to leave the system for at least 30 minutes before you can re-start it otherwise it starts up with wierd stripy colours and a block image around the mouse pointer etc. You can just about see the screen but it looks like a ghosty image over it.

Any one got any ideas on this one.

May be the reason it was sold in the first place !!

The PC is ok if we re-start - problem only arises after shutdown option.

Any help would be appreciated as I am struggling to find any similar probs on the internet.

Many thanks
 

A:XP start up problems immediately after Shutdown ??

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Hi,

I decided to start a new thread about this as it's usually preferred to resurrecting an old one. I want to do the same as the original poster in this thread, i.e use the shutdown button to trigger a batch file or script to run before shutdown.

I'm running W7 Pro SP1 but I can't find any reference to gpedit on my system. I used to be able to find my way round earlier versions of Windows but the combination of advancing years together with Microsoft's habit of throwing the pack of cards in the air every time they bring out a new version means I'm struggling to find anything in this one.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

A:How to run a program immediately prior to shutdown?

Open the "run" dialog. win key + r, or type run in the search under start button.
Type gpedit.msc . then hit ok.

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My hp pavillion dv9033cl started a few months ago to restart after i issued a shutdown.The only way to prevent the computer from restarting is to remove the power plug.Of course to power it back up you have to plug in the power plug.This is annoying .I have checked the power options,but maybe i overlooked something.Does anyone have any suggestions?

A:Laptop restarts immediately after told to shutdown

Hi I found something that may help you http://www.pcworld.com/article/247392/my_computer_reboots_when_i_tell_it_to_shut_down.html

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HP Pavillion will not turn on immediately after complete shutdown...

If you choose start/shutdown and power the pc all the way down, then press the power button to turn it back on it will not boot. It will power on, cd light comes on, can hear the pc fans and hears the kicker...the power light doesn't light, the suspend light does.

IF...you wait about 15-20 minutes, you can turn it back on. Acts as though it has to cool down. All fans are working.

Any clue?
 

A:HP Pavillion will not turn on immediately after complete shutdown...

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This doesn't happen all the time but it does happen more than I would like it to. Sometimes after I shutdown my PC via the start button. It will turn itself back on after about 2-3 seconds. This is very annoying and I was wondering it anyone else had this issue or if anyone has even heard of this issue. Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks.

A:Computer Turning Itself Back On Almost Immediately After Shutdown

Well I have never had this problem but it would help if you filled in your System Spec's. It will help others help you.

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I need some help I have a client running a Dell Vostro 200, 2 GB DDR2
and intermittently receiving an error on shutdown. I have attached a HiJackThis Log that could possibly help?

I have cleaned up the system, updated all Dell drivers and latest Intel Video Drivers, run SFC, Defrag, Chkdsk, del tmp files, ran registry cleaner, scanned with Malware bytes (latest version), combofix - same issue.

I haven't however ran a mem check yet.

In Application Log:

Event ID: 1000
Faulting application , version 0.0.0.0, faulting module unknown, version 0.0.0.0, fault address 0x00000000.

In System Log:

Event ID: 26
Application popup: Explorer.EXE - Application Error : The instruction at "0x000ec460" referenced memory at "0x000ec460". The memory could not be "written".

Click on OK to terminate the program
Click on CANCEL to debug the program


Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:05:50 AM, on 7/7/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16850)
Boot mode: Normal

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:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\avgagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgam.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exe
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HP G62-234DX laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit). OS was freshly reinstalled last week.

For the past month or so, I've had no sound output from speakers or headphone jack, and attempting to go into sleep mode has resulted in an instant shutdown no matter how sleep mode is started (via Start menu or by closing the lid.)

I suspect the problem is related to the audio problem, because I had it do the same thing booted into Ubuntu from a live CD. The sound card appears to be functioning normally inside Windows (it's configurable, the mixer indicates it's playing) and I have sound over HDMI, but the onboard speakers and headphone jack don't work.

The BIOS on this machine won't let me configure anything or I'd just disable the on-board audio entirely and see if that fixes it. As it stands right now, trying to uninstall the sound card just results in it reinstalling on my next reboot.

I'm open to any suggestions, advice or voodoo curses anyone has to recommend.

A:Crash during suspend, shutdown/hibernate restarts immediately

  
Quote: Originally Posted by quietude38


HP G62-234DX laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit). OS was freshly reinstalled last week.

For the past month or so, I've had no sound output from speakers or headphone jack, and attempting to go into sleep mode has resulted in an instant shutdown no matter how sleep mode is started (via Start menu or by closing the lid.)

I suspect the problem is related to the audio problem, because I had it do the same thing booted into Ubuntu from a live CD. The sound card appears to be functioning normally inside Windows (it's configurable, the mixer indicates it's playing) and I have sound over HDMI, but the onboard speakers and headphone jack don't work.

The BIOS on this machine won't let me configure anything or I'd just disable the on-board audio entirely and see if that fixes it. As it stands right now, trying to uninstall the sound card just results in it reinstalling on my next reboot.

I'm open to any suggestions, advice or voodoo curses anyone has to recommend.


What happens if you disable the sound card instead of uninstalling it? Does that help with the sleep issues?

To disable:
1. Click Start Menu
2. Right click My Computer
3. Click Manage
4. Select Device Manager from the left pane
5. Go to Sound, video and game controllers
6. Select the device that is not part of your HDMI system
7. Right click that device and select disable

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Ok, my AMD Athlon 700 chip recently burned out, so I went and purchased a new chip. My board manual says it can hold up to a 1.2 Mhz AMD Athlon chip. The chip I purchased was 950 Mhz. I installed it into the motherboard with a NEW cpu fan to make sure everything works good. The computer recognizes it, it starts booting and shows the windows ME logo screen, then it goes to a black screen with the blinking cursor, and then it shuts down. Could someone please tell me what I've done wrong or what I need to do to get my PC working? Thank you for your time.
 

A:Computer Boots then Shutdown

I would first use a win98/me boot disk and see if you can load up in dos, run scandisk, scanreg on the c: drive.

at the command prompt, you can get into safe mode by typing win /d:m

If you can do all that then it might be WinME.

But you also have to make sure you have everything set correctly in the motherboard's bios. Proper voltage for the cpu. correct front side bus. correct memory settings. Also if your motherboard has a temp sensor that shuts off the computer when the athlon gets too hot, and it is turned on, then your athlon might be getting too hot. Don't turn off the sensor in the bios.

You should be able get into the bios and check the temp of your cpu.

Also check to make sure your memory or one of your cards or cables are not loose.

if everything checks out, it might be WinME is messed up.

also if your cpu is getting to hot, for troubleshooting, you can drop your front side bus down to underclock the processor. It will be slower, but cooler.
 

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Well, when I shutdown my PC it wont boot with power button so i have to turn off the back switch then turn it back on and then it boots. I have no clue why but it has been doing this for about 6 months. I usually leave my computer on for about 2 weeks at a time unless i have a problem. If someone could help me solve my problem i would be much appreciative. thanks.
 

A:PC boots up once and wont after shutdown unless...

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I've checked the bios, task scheduler, power settings. I can'y figure out why it is booting up every day at 3am. I can replicate by changing the clock to just befor 3am and then shutdown. I am lost.

Any idea's?

A:Windows 7 boots up at 3am everyday from shutdown

It has to be the auto boot is set in the BIOS. Go back over the BIOS again and look closely for this. It can be labeled differently in different BIOS (or UEFI BIOS) so I can't give you exact instructions.

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I did some searching on here and on google and found nothing.
My computer is shutting down before it even gets to beep. I unplugged everything except the videocard and have removed all components. The PC DOES boot without any ram in it, it continues to beep, giving the beep code for no RAM. When I insert ram, it then does not even get to the boot stage, it shuts down in a fraction of a second. I have 4 RAM DIMMS, I have tried all 4 individually in each of the 4 slots and the same problem occurs. My current thoughts are that it is the power supply but I need a second opinion. Normally I am able to fix anything with my computer but this one has stumpt me. Thanks.

An edit: The computer has worked flawlessly in the past, I got a new one and let it sit for about 3 months and just tried touching it today. It is an asus a8n5x mobo with amd 64 4000+ san diego core, I have tried 2 different sticks of 512 ddr1 and 2 sticks of 1gig ddr1, all 4 are kingston hyperx pc3200.
 

A:Solved: Computer shutdown before boot but boots without ram

Bad power supply, please delete this thread.
 

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I've been a PC tech for many years now and have never run into this issue..  Clients Notebook - Samsung 700Z i7 2.2, 8GB DDR3, Windows 7 x64. When the notebook is "shutdown" it powers off fine, then boots up fine when I press the power button. But when
I attempt to "restart" the computer, it restarts and boots to a black screen (completely skipping pre-post bios). Ive attempted the following: system file check, chkdsk, numerous mal/spy/vir scans, restored backup registry, repaired system files, re-registered
system files, attempted Master Boot Repair, and Fixboot, tested HDD and Memory (all passed OK), finally did a system restore, and Nothing.. Customer VERY expensive software and no longer has disks to reinstall, so reformat is out of the questions.. Any help
would be greatly appreciated! Thanks

A:(Solved) Restart boots to Black screen, but Shutdown works?

Thanks for the replies guys but I figured out the issue. What made it hard was that he had never restarted the computer before (only shut it down). So I had no idea when it actually started happening. But his notebook, the Samsung 700Z (which is an awful
similar hardware build to a MAC book) has a built in custom interface. So while looking in there, under the Advanced section there was some stuff about boot-up. Sure enough there was all kinds of Accelerators that were turned on, So I disabled  those
and its been restarting fine! Thanks again for the input :)

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I have a Vostro 200 tower and also a Vostro 200 slim.  I am not using the slim version and I would like to know if the memory from the slim can be used in the tower?

A:Dell Vostro 200 Slim and Vostro 200 Tower

the memory is the same in both versions.

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Hi folks!Unfortunately, my 2 year old pushed some buttons on my Lenovo B590 laptop and something isn't right. Upon start up (Windows 7 64), I get a black screen with a moving cursor. Ctrl+alt+del doesn't bring up the task manager.I double checked the boot order in BIOS and that looks OK.Restarting in Safe mode works.I also updated the video drivers, and (strangely) I was able to restart in normal and everything looked fine. However, when I restarted again after that, I was back to the black screen in Normal.I've been Googling all morning, and done what I've found. If anyone else has any other suggestions, I'd be grateful for them. And if you have any questions for me, please don't hesitate to ask.Thanks!

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Hi everyone,

Ive got a few issues with my PC at the moment.

The first issue is that it boots twice before the third attempt which boots windows properly.

Once it does boot it seems to continually display Windows 8.1 Build 9600 on the bottom right screen of the desktop.

My computer also has an issue with the network adapters after it turns on. It doesn't display any adapters and the light where the ethernet cable usually lights up does not light up anymore when plugged in. Also the network adapter's folder is empty.

It is very difficult to find information due to the fact that I cannot acess the internet once my pc has booted due to the issues so finding a solution is difficult and posting specs of my pc is also difficult.

Im just worried maybe it is an issue with the power supply?
 

A:Boots twice then boots properly on 3rd attempt

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WIN 7 BOOTS TO BLUE SCREEN , GOT THAT FIXED AND THEN BOOTS TO DELL SPLASH, THEN JUST BOOTS TO SAFE MODE AND THATS WHERE IM AT NOW!! HERES THE INFO...... HERE; Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.80GHz, x64 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2046 Mb
Graphics Card: Radeon X300/X550/X1050 Series Secondary (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM), 2 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 76216 MB, Free - 27670 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0FJ030
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Win 7 boots to blue screen then boots to dell splash screen

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.80GHz, x64 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2046 Mb
Graphics Card: Radeon X300/X550/X1050 Series Secondary (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM), 2 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 76216 MB, Free - 27670 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0FJ030
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
Click to expand...

You appear to have a 2005-2006 era Dell Dimension 9150/XPS 400 desktop.

What's the "service tag" and/or "express service code" number on it?

How long ago was Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit installed in it?

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I have a strange problem.

When I press the power button it boots up as normal up until about 3/4 seconds into booting, it just shuts off automatically.

DAMN!

A few seconds after that, it boots up again automatically by it self and just does the same process. On inspection (I look in the case) I see that the CPU fan only spins once, thats for like 1 second then the 3/4 secs later the PC shuts down.

So lets break it down:
I press power button to turn it on
Computer boots up for 2 - 4 seconds (CPU fan spins for 1 or less second)
Computer shuts down
2 seconds later computer starts powering on
Repeat cycle until I shut down manually (pull plug/hold down button)
Let me just give ya'll a bit more of a back story. Recently I have been having quite a few problems. Computer shut down and wouldnt be turned on. We decided to buy a new powersupply ToughPower 500w over my poop SUNPRO 470w. That wasn't the problem - it was the graphics card. So we had to DOWNGRADE as a tempoary from the 8800GT to the 8300GS.

I am unable to acess my main PC at all. I'm posting this from another one.

SPECS - NO OVERLOCKS:

500w ToughPower PSU
Thermaltake Soprano Case
NVIDIA 8300GS (Downgraded from 8800gt as a temp)
E6600 Core 2 Duo
GA-965P-DS4 Mobo
 

A:Boots up, Shuts Down , Boots up

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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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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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Hi, My apologies for asking something which has been asked and answered in many variations, but none of which has helped much.

I have three Win7 Home Premium x64 PCs called BoyToy (my main PC), Salsa, and Polka, all of which are wired to a D-Link DIR-655 router. I want to wake and shutdown Salsa and Polka from BoyToy using Aquila?s WakeOnLan utility (which can also control non-Windows PCs) or something similar.

After enabling the BIOS and Win7 settings, I?m able to ?Wake On LAN? both computers from BoyToy (yeah!) but I?m stuck on the Shutdown side?and I?ve tried many different combinations of utilities and settings.

Most recently, I?ve run Aquila?s Listener (part of their WOL utility) on Salsa with its Win7 firewall turned off and no AV running. Listener detects WOL messages sent from BoyToy (not surprising since WOL works) but it doesn?t detect Shutdown messages. From BoyToy, I?ve sent the shutdown message to different router addresses (255.255.255.255, 0.0.0.0, 192.168.1.255, and Salsa?s address) and the results are always the same: WOL detected; shutdown not.

I?m stuck because I don?t even understand how Shutdown is supposed to work in Win7. I?ve found lots of WOL documentation but not for Shutdown. I assume it?s totally different than WOL since the computer to be shutdown is awake so it has an IP address, the Shutdown message contains timer info, warning text, etc.

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A:Home Prem WOL works, Shutdown doesn't. How's Shutdown meant to work?

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

Let's try the software that is built into Windows.

Click Start, click All Programs, click Accessories, and click Command Prompt.

Type shutdown /i to display the Remote Shutdown dialog box (Shutdown.exe).

Under Computers, click Add to enter computer names, or click Browse to open the Find Computers dialog box.

Under What do you want these computers to do, click Restart or Shut down.

Source: Restart or Shut Down a Remote Computer and Document the Reason

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Greetings Gents


? Windows 7 ultimate
? x64
? it was vista upgraded to 7
? full retail version
? 2009
? 2010
? Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9100 @ 2.26GHz
? NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
? Alienware M17x
? FLEXTRONICS 19.5 v *12.3 a = 239.85 w

Summery:
out of sudden when i playing mkv or .avi media it stopped working and force me to total shutdown the system. To be precise, I never faced the BOSD; yet I know it the same/equivalent to it. I am seeking your help gents :D

kindly find the attached

thank you & your rapid response is highly appreciated.

A:BSOD - Event ID 6008 Previous Shutdown was Unexpected - need total shutdown

Hi -

Most of the 11 BSODs list NVIDIA video as the probable cause.

1. Update your NVIDIA video drivers -

Code:

nvlddmkm.sys Tue Mar 16 22:00:40 2010 (4BA037C8)
nvBridge.kmd Tue Mar 16 21:31:37 2010 (4BA030F9)

NVIDIA --> http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

One of the BSODs had a bugcheck = 0x124 = WHEA = Windows Hardware Error Architecture - potential hardware failure

Info on 0x124 --> http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...-what-try.html

2. Remove Daemon Tools/ Alcohol 120. A driver common to both sptd.sys is known to cause BSODs.

3. Update your ESET installation to v4.2.64.12 --> http://www.eset.com/download

You need device driver updates. Alienware Support sends me to Dell Support -

http://support.dell.com/support/down...nConsent=False

4. Update all device drivers - chipset (NVIDIA & Ricoh), audio, network. DO NOT download the NVIDIA Video driver from Dell - go to NVIDIA Support per step #1 above.

Windbg Logs
--> http://jcgriff2.com/dbug_logs/_99-db..._jcgriff2_.txt
--> http://jcgriff2.com/dbug_logs/_99-db...riff2_.txt.zip


If BSODs persist after driver updates, run the Driver Verifier --> http://jcgriff2.com/driver_verifier.htm

Regards. . .

jcgriff2

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BSOD BUGCHECK SUMMARY

Code:

Built by: 7600.16617.amd64fre.win7_gdr.100618-1621
Debug session time: Tue Aug 17 21:36:50.639 2010 (GMT-4)
System Uptime: 0 days 3:49:08.761
*** WARNING: Unable to verify tim... Read more

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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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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 seem to be having an annoying error alert for an error that, as far as I can tell, never occurred.

When I shutdown my computer (through start -> shutdown....as I always have), it shows the vista shutdown screen then the computer powers off, like it always has.
But, when I power back up and log in, I get an alert stating the following:

Windows has recovered from an unexpected shutdown.
Problem signature:
Problem Event Name: BlueScreen
OS Version: 6.0.6001.2.1.0.768.3
Locale ID: 4105

Additional information about the problem:
BCCode: 1000007e
BCP1: C0000005
BCP2: 8D728267
BCP3: 803CCC04
BCP4: 803CC900
OS Version: 6_0_6001
Service Pack: 1_0
Product: 768_1Click to expand...

This problem began to occur this past week, and I think is a result of 6 windows vista updates installed on Sept.10. Four updates were listed important (two recommended were for my Windows Mail software and a general update to resolve application compatibility issues - KB954366) and are logged as being successfully installed in my update log.

I don't really want to have to uninstall windows updates, unless absolutely necessary.

Is there any other likely reason for this notification to pop up on startup after a completely normal shutdown?

Thanks in advance for any help.

~

EDIT:
Here are my system specs:
Processor: AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core 6400+
MOBO: ASUS M2N-SLIDELUXE
RAM: 3GB Comstar DDR II 667/533
HDD: Western Digital 250GB
DVD: LG 20x Super Multi Security DVD Rewriter wi... Read more

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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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My Product Name is HP Pavilion g6 2301 ax Notebook PC Operating System : Windows 8 64-bitProcessor : AMD A8-4500 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics 1.90 GHz Promblem is since from 2 months my pc is making Shutdown Automatically and the immediatelywhen i am starting the PC getting the message as "THERMAL SHUTDOWN OCCURRED" and The system bios has detected that your Notebook PC was put into shutdown and restarting normally. so i willing to have a better solution for solving this Problem by further problems.and i should also want to know why it is occurring/happening like this. this may cause harmful to PC?what to do by escaping or to solve this problem. waiting for your Communication

A:Sudden Shutdown Occurs and display THERMAL SHUTDOWN OCCURRED...

Hi FARHEEN. You are definitely experiencing overheating. This can be caused by a non-functioning system fan, or if the air ducts are blocked. Overheating can reduce the life of your computer, so you will want to resolve this as soon as you can. Here are a few troubleshooting documents you can use to help you.


Troubleshooting an Overheating and Auto Shutdown Issue
http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c03904182

Reducing Heat Inside the PC to Prevent Overheating:
http://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c01657439

 

If they do not resolve the issue, you will want to contact Phone support.

HP technical support: 800-474-6836. If you live outside the US/Canada Region please click the link below to get the support number for your region. http://www.hp.com/cgi-bin/hpsupport/index.pl
 

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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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Hi all,

I've downloaded the Windows SDK to create an trace file to pinpoint what is holding up my laptop shutdown.

Unfortunately I'm having trouble reading the results so would appreciate anyone whom has experience with the software help me identify what is holding up shutdown.

Shutdown now takes 30secs on an i7 sony laptop ssd 8gb ram, it use to take only around 5 seconds.
It would seem there is only activity at the start and end of the shutdown process and a dead spot with little cpu activity for about 20 seconds.

Only thing I can see is the process lifetime seems to be extended for a handful of processes.

The file is HUGE so i'll just upload some screenshots of the results.
Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks.
dodo.

A:slow shutdown on Win 7 - need help reading Shutdown trace results

Until someone that can read the above comments, see if this will help Shut Down -Speed Up

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I've browsed through a few threads on here, and because of that, I was able to figure out how to disable fast startup (which allows me to listen to the startup sound), but also replace it as well since I believe by default, there is no startup sound in Windows 10.

However, this isn't the same with the shutdown as every time I turn off my PC or restart my PC, there is no sound that plays.

I've customized both the startup (which works) and shutdown (which does not work) as well and enabled the Logon and Logoff sounds in the Sounds menu as well. I used the same sound for Logoff and Logon as well. For Exit Windows as well, I used the shutdown sound and I also checked Play Windows Startup sound too.

Anyone know how I can change this so I CAN hear it when I restart or turn off my PC? Minor customization options like this is what made Windows 7 and below so great, and to see this absent or hidden from Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 is rather disappointing as I feel that I am not able to customize my own computer, possibly at least without some form of a workaround.

Thank you.

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Hello ExpertsI have been facing a peculiar problem with Windows XP SP-3 install on my computer.1. System freeze after few minutes of normal working. 2. Cannot shutdown the windows, always need to pull out battery these days.What i have done so far1. No manual changes done, no deletions.2. RUN the trend micro online scan for few hours. Posting the housecall log in attachments.3. Run the HijackThis and GMER, no changes made as per suggestion.###=========================changes made manually==============================4. Few changes made in the following registry path: HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\*****\Start value changed to HexaDecimal 4. Above changes done to following drivers. i Changerii i2omgmtiii lbrtfdciv PCIDumpv PDCOMPvi PDFRAMEvii PDRELIviii PDRFRAMEix WDICA x XLHASP ###=====================End of changes made manually==============================Some files have been located in the location C:\Windows\system32\drivers\ with no signature certificates...ativmc20.cod size 64,352 bytescxthsfs2.cty size 129,045 bytesdevcon.exe size 98,304 bytesusbser_lowerflt.sys size 8,064 bytestiscfw.deb size 17,120 bytes U3sHlpDr.sys ... Read more

A:System Freeze after few minutes, never shutdown on shutdown sequence.

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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Hi guys if i remote into my XP box everything is fine except when i shut down using a shutdown shortcut and other shutdown utilities no matter what after i get booted off the remote session the computer looks like its shutting down then stays on for a few seconds then a BSOD appear. I have been trying to figure out why for the past week and no solution so im hoping someone can chime in.

The problem is only on remote if i shut down locally never a single BSOD and no hardware has changed. No driver issues. ive read and tried all the usual solutions. Need someone here to chime in on specifics.

Ive also tried to remote in with bare minimum and no go. same thing.

A:Remote desk shutdown causes BSOD but not local shutdown?

Hi,

Still follow these instructions - hopefully the info will give us a clue: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ml#post2545708

Attach the .zip file to your next post in this thread.

Regards,
Reventon

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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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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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Hello!
Please any body tell me how do i prevent shutdown process after click on Shutdown button!

A:Stop Shutdown process after click Shutdown button!

Ok I'll bite...

What?



Are you wanting to prevent the shutdown of the computer by a user clicking on the shutdown button?

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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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