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

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

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 size 7,423 bytesSetupNetWorkService.exe size 20,480 bytes Msft_Kernel_ccdcmb_01007.Wdf size 0 bytesMsft_Kernel_ggsemc_01005.Wdf size 0 bytesMsft_Kernel_HpqKbFiltr_01005.Wdf size 0 bytesMsftWdf_Kernel_01005_Coinstaller_Critical.Wdf size 0 btyesMsftWdf_Kernel_01007_Coinstaller_Critical.Wdf size 0 bytes klopp.dat size 23,604 bytesklin.dat size 91,700 bytes klif.sys size 195,344 bytesklick.dat size 85,860 bytesThere are following attachments 1. HijackThis Log2. Process Mon Startup List Log3. Housecall AU_Log->TmuSump.txt4. Housecall Log (Please add extension .rar and extract.) Apologies in advance in case this is not permitted.5. GMER logs rlog.log rootkit.logWhat are my options, any suggestions and please guide me to deal with these bad codes.Thank you.

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

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

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.Follow the instructions that pop up for posting the results.Close the program window, and delete the program from your desktop.Please note: You may have to disable any script protection running if the scan fails to run. After downloading the tool, disconnect from the internet and disable all antivirus protection. Run the scan, enable your A/V and reconnect to the internet. Information on A/V control HEREregards _temp_

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Hello everyone,

I'm new to SevenForums, so I hope I've managed to follow all the steps necessary to get some help to resolve this annoying problem that has started happening in the past week or so.

Every time I shutdown my desktop, the screen freezes for around 4 to 5 minutes showing "Shutting Down" with the small blue animated circle spinning. Eventually, it BSD's saying "driver power state failure" and reboots.

Windows will then boot up fine, although give the usual "Windows has recovered from a serious error" message. I always allow this dialogue to connect to Microsoft for a solution, but it seems there is none.

For info, if I boot into Safe Mode, I can shutdown/reboot with no problem. I have tried various things today, such as disabling all startup items in MSConfig, but no joy after a reboot, it still hung. I've also updated my motherboard to the latest BIOS.

I will attach the zip file I have made from SFD to this post, any help from the experts out there would be greatly appreciated!

Many thanks,


A:Freeze on shutdown for 5 minutes, then BSD

Welcome to SevenForums.

Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 8.00 GB
Total Physical Memory 3.47 GB
Available Physical Memory 1.34 GB
Total Virtual Memory 13.9 GB
Available Virtual Memory 11.3 GB
Page File Space 10.4 GB
You have 8 GB of RAM installed and you're using the 32bit version of windows? Any particular reason for doing so?
To allocate and use all 8 GB RAM, you need to use the 64bit version of windows.

To install the 64bit ISO (Professional version SP1 in your case) from the Dell link inside this tutorial: Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7Coming to what caused your BSOD:
Aventail(R) Connect(TM) with Smart Tunneling(TM)

Do not install this software in the fresh install of windows.
See if the BSOD-s occur again when you shut down your computer.


* *
* Bugcheck Analysis *
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Use !analyze -v to get detailed debugging information.

BugCheck 9F, {3, 86d50c40, 835749e0, 8749ea98}

Unable to load image \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\ngvpn.sys, Win32 error 0n2
*** WARNING: Unable to verify timestamp for ngvpn.sys
*** ERROR: Module load completed but symbols could not be loaded ... Read more

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I was simply moving files in Explorer when the system suddenly froze. The only thing I could do was to literally pull the plug. On re-plugging, Windows immediately started to reboot. However, it didn't complete. I rebooted by unplugging again and restarted in Safe Mode. I ran HJT and scanned with Malwarebyte's AntiMalware. It found two entries in Start which I asked it to remove. Again, it wouldn't shut down properly and I had to unplug/replug. Windows rebooted but nothing was accessible. I rebooted into Safe Mode but found that it too froze after a while. I noted that it froze when I tried to close a window, though I'm not sure if that wasn't coincidental. I'm loath to keep rebooting because I'm worried I may be spreading a boot virus, or something. I'm not even sure if it's a virus. Any urgent help would be much appreciated.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 18:47:12, on 27/03/2011
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

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A:complete system freeze, serious boot/shutdown problems


Can anybody help me here? I simply can't do anything in normal Windows mode.

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Hello all, first time poster here. I have been dealing with a Windows 7 boot failure problem for a few days now and have not been able to find a resolution. I suspect that my hard drive may have failed, but I was wondering if I could get a second opinion. The boot failure problem started after my system froze and I had to force it to shutdown by holding down the power button. Upon rebooting, I was prompted to start either System Repair or the Safe Mode options. After I chose System Repair, the process started, but it seemed to hang intermittently and took at least 30-45 minutes to complete. During this time, I noticed that the hard drive LED on my computer case was lit solid. When System Repair did complete, it said Boot Manager missing or corrupt. So I have followed all of the steps to repair the Boot Manager and I can get Windows to start loading, but after the Windows logo animation closes the system seems to hang and I have the solid hard drive LED again. I restarted in Safe Mode, but it also hangs when trying to load disk.sys with a solid hdd light and will not progress further. So I went back into the recovery environment and tried to run a chkdsk on the Windows partition, and after 3% complete it displayed the following:

Deleted corrupt attribute list entry
with type code 128 in file 88874.
Deleted corrupt attribute list entry
with type code 128 in file 88874.
Deleting corrupt attribute record (120, "")
from file record segment 88999.
Readable file record se... Read more

A:Unable to boot Windows 7 after system freeze and forced shutdown

I no expert but the first thing I would check is the boot order in the bios. Set the bios to default.
Then make sure your ssd with Windows 7 is the first boot.
I sounds like it's trying to boot from the hard drive instead of the ssd.

You could also unhook the hard drive and see if it will boot from the ssd.

A 32 gig sse with Windows 7 doesn't leave a lot of wiggle room.

Please read this tutorial by Bare Foot Kid. I gives some helpful information.

Startup Repair - Run 3 Separate Times

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I have a seagate external drive 1TB, for some reason all of a sudden its causing my system to freeze during shutdown process and also booting. The drive works i can access it but if i keep it pluged in and try to boot i get frozen at the blue hand screen until i unplug it, then PC will boot, its for backups so there should be no conflict with booting...

A:external hard drive causing system to freeze on boot and shutdown

i was able to get some of what i needed off the drive, but lost most of my backups as the drive kept freezing on me and i had to format the drive. I uninstalled it, and reinstalled it and that at first seemed to do it. But when i just tried to download a backup to the drive filezilla froze up again.

So something is def up with this drive and im not sure what, the smaller files it seems to have no problem with, but anything that is more than 1gb it just stops responding.

Any ideas, this drive is less than 2 years old, i think i got it early last year.

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When I my computer goes to sleep, shuts down, restart and when I turn it on again, it says that a severe error occurred.

My System specs are the following:

Dump file attached. I'm new on here. Appreciate any help on this, trying for a while to resolve it.
Please let me know.

A:Freeze/Crash on system on sleep/resume/restart/shutdown win7

To follow up guys, i've used WhoCrashed, and its output is:

On Thu 23/01/2014 20:21:33 GMT your computer crashed
crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\012314-24304-01.dmp
This was probably caused by the following module: ntoskrnl.exe (nt+0x78A8A)
Bugcheck code: 0x1000009F (0x4, 0x258, 0xFFFFFA8006D5B040, 0xFFFFF80000B9C3D0)
file path: C:\Windows\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
product: Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
company: Microsoft Corporation
description: NT Kernel & System
The crash took place in the Windows kernel. Possibly this problem is caused by another driver that cannot be identified at this time.

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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.


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I have a program that needs to be shut down before I shut down my comp.

I have a tweak that forces shut downs but I would prefer to have an automatic shut down sequence so I can have that particular program shut down before the comp shuts down.

Is it possible to create a shutdown sequence?

A:A shutdown program sequence

Not that I know of... you will probably need to do this manually..

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Hi there - this is a heck of a resource and I'm happy to be able to pose my question here.

I run Windows XP and it has been going into the shutdown sequence on its own. The mouse ceases to be operational, then the other applications and processes start closing, as if I'd asked for the computer to shutdown.

No error messages or anything like that - the mouse seems to freeze first, and then everything just starts closing up. Then, it restarts - at which point I switch the computer off.

Whenever you turn the computer on, it starts up just fine - you can sign in and everything like that. Then, after maybe a minute or so, it goes into the aforementioned shutdown sequence.

Again, no error messages, and I know that there's a virus or two that gives you a countdown and etc.

A friend of mine says he thinks he's seen it before and that he believes it's a virus that comes from profiles on myspace and that it has seemed to resolve itself when the anti-virus software catches up with it - but he didn't have clear specifics. He doesn't think it's a big deal, though.

It's very possible that it came from myspace b/c I do a lot of e-business there.

Any comments/tips/feedback? Thanks so much!

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I have started to have problems during shutdown or restart sequence. When I shut down my laptop (start>shutdown) it looks like it will shut down completely but then it turns on by itself and shows BSOD. Here is the picture of BSOD.

Can someone explain to me how to solve it.


Also I have attached Minidump folder from Windows.
My spec:

Laptop: Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540
OS: Windows 7 Proffesional x64
CPU: Intel Core i3-4000M Processor( 2.40GHz 1600MHz 3MB)
RAM: 8GB PC3-12800 DDR3L SDRAM 1600 MHz
Graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4600
Storage: SSD 120GB Kingston V300

A:BSOD during shutdown or restart sequence

Hey there!

BugCheck F4, {3, fffffa800d591b10, fffffa800d591df0, fffff800033846d0}

----- ETW minidump data unavailable-----
Probably caused by : csrss.exe
Your bugchecks are 0xF4's, this could mean that there's a virus, a failing harddrive, failing RAM stick/s. Run SeaTools(DO NOT RUN FOR SSDS) SeaTools for DOS and Windows - How to Use Also run MemTest86+ for 8 passes. It must be MemTest86+. RAM - Test with Memtest86+ Scan your computer for viruses using Malwarebytes. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Free

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Ok, I just build a PC and it's shutting down during the Windows XP setup. Everything went together fine, if my cables inside the case are a bit unorganized.

The only problem I noticed is that my CPU ran at 70 C minutes after startup. I passed POST, and my mobo, which has a nice LED digital error code display gives me nothing. The PC just shuts off.

It won't stay with me long enough for XP to install. Although it ran for 15 minutes so I could set up my BIOS stuff and copy XP from the CD to my HD partition.

Please...any suggestions are appreciated. Thank you!

A:PC Shutdown after 5-15 minutes

I got it to run better by lowering the CPU multiplier by 1x.

After 15 minutes of running....the temp on the processor was 88 C. This is hot correct? The chip is a E6600.

As of right now I'm watching the temp fall back to 80....

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i have toshiba satellite a100 pro with:

core 2 duo t5200
1gigs ram
120 gb harddisk
ati radeon x1400 384mb
windows vista home premium sp1 with latest updates

and i have 2 minute shutdown time. is it normal? cos im feeling like its way too long. my friend has qosmio q40 but with only like 40 secs to shutdown. both of us didnt use any tweaks but so much different on shutdown.

pls help me i thank u all

A:2 minutes shutdown

Hi headshot and welcome to Vista Forums

Have a look at the following Tutorials
Virtual Memory Paging File - Clear at Shutdown

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Alright my problem is simple, wither i'm restarting the computer or shutting it down, it takes 5 minutes. But when i boot my computer it takes a measly 50 seconds.

-I've scanned for spyware/adware/malmare/viruses/trojans yada yada. Nothing
-I've tweaked my computer, i have something like 8 startup programs. Including all the, already, essential ones.
-I've done registry cleanups, registry defrags, The works. Yet nothing

Also what i dont get it jsut recently started happening too. The only thing different i've done within the past 2 weeks or so, was get my Zune. I did by chance have some Zune problems i installed the software worked great and everything, but my tv wasn't working i thought it was a problem with the Zune so i did a system restore. But then my zune software wouldn't install anymore it kept coming up with an error. So i restored my computer back before my first restoration, and realized i cant watch tv and have my zune plugged in at the same time.
But i was thinking after i had done so many restores i might have caused a problem, I'm not too sure.

Any Help would be appreciated

A:5 minutes for a windows shutdown?



Advanced troubleshooting for shutdown problems in Windows XP

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I shut my pc down, lights go out, fans stop, within a few minutes it restarts by itself. It will not do this if I unplug it from the router. My virus scans say pc is clean but why does it only restart if connected to the internet? My Hijack log follows:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:29:54 AM, on 10/13/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\sched.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Seagate\Schedule2\schedul2.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avguard.exe
C:\Program Files\Avira\AntiVir PersonalEdition Classic\avgnt.exe
C:\Program Files\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.ngohq.com
O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B8... Read more

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Friend brought me his computer, what a mess, so I activated the hidden partition, and restored it to factory. Did not hook up the NIC (via Ethernet cable), until the OS was installed and stable. Then hooked up Ethernet cable, and within two minutes, Windows rebooted and continues to reboot unless I start in safe mode. However during my two minute window, in normal boot, the NiC works flawlessly, and I can access the Internet. I have tried:

Changing the screensaver to NONE
Changed the Power settings to Balanced
Checked what was loading in MS CONFIG, didn't see anything weird
Checked the BIOS for anything that might affect the OS, and the shutdown
I setup the Administrator account, and there nothing there I see that would causes this.

Been working on computers since 1988, yeah I'm old, but never seen anything like this.

Its an Acer, quad core, 4 gigs of RAM, has an NVIDIA on-board NIC, 1 TB HD. Nothing out of the ordinary.
The reason for the repair, was the family and my friend was experiencing the BSOD during Internet and file downloading activities. Was able to remove HD and retstore the date to optical media, Have NOT added back in data until I can fix this, and scan their HD for problems.

A:Connecting NIC cause Win 7 to shutdown in 2 minutes

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I have been having this problem for a while now, it says, logging off, shutting down, then it stays at shutting down for about 5 minutes.

I have 6 GB OF RAM! This is unacceptable!

I already changed wait to kill service to 2000 in reg edit and it did not change anything!

I will provide more information on request, can you help me fix this problem?


A:Shutdown takes 5 minutes!

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Computer won't shutdown after 15 minutes...I have to hit the reset button to get a restart.

I am running the 64bit Ultimate Release Candidate

Asus A8R32-MVP Deluxe
Opteron 185 OC'd to 2.75Ghz
4G OCR memory
Sapphire 1650 PCI-E video
2 green Western Digital 1Tb HD's
2 Western Digital 500Gb HD's

Haven't had any difficulties with Windows 7 other than this inability to restart...HELP!!!

A:shutdown time over 15 minutes

this is most likely not due to your hardware, but due to the software/gadgets and also drivers you may have installed yourself. You would have to go down the list, trial and error (or by searching here for known apps that have problems with 7), and uninstalling 1 by one quite possibly. If you can boot to safe mode and it seem alot faster, no shutdown hangs, then you know your answer isnt the OS install or something registry related.

This also could be if you have a usb hub in use, or the externals making this hang. Which also could be the issue with the 3gb in drives you have there... are those external or internal?

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Thanks to everyone for the help on my earlier thread.

I replaced the CPU and mobo (upgrades ftw) and now I'm able to power-up and get into BIOS.

My new problem is that the computer powers down suddenly, without warning, after being on for less than 2 minutes.

CPU: Intel Core2Duo (E6420)
Mobo: EVGA nForce 680i SLI 775 A1
GPU: EVGA 7600GT (256-P2-N550-T2)
HD: WD 160GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s (WD1600YS)
OD: Sony DVD Burner (AW-Q170A-B2)
PSU: Apevia 500W (ATX-CW500WP4)
Case: XION II XON-101 Mid Tower

All of the fans, including the one attached to the CPU's heatsink, are moving. It's on for such a short amount of time that I doubt it's heat related. Would it be not enough power? The mobo recommends an 8-pin 12V connection, but accepts a 4-pin. I'm not running SLI. I have hardly any components. Is it just power hungry maybe?

UPDATE: After checking the forums over at EVGA, I removed the heatsink, reapplied thermal paste, and reinstalled the heatsink. It's been on for 6 minutes now and I'm finally installing windows. Wish me luck!!

A:Auto-shutdown after 1-2 minutes

I installed a heatsink once and forgot to remove the protective tape. Be sure you didn't do that.

If not properly cooled, a CPU can overheat in as little as one- or two seconds.

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Intel i5
8GB Kingston DDR3
WD SATA6 and Seagate SATA1
Windows 7 Professional


My machine is taking a 2-3 minutes to shutdown (blue screen with windows logo saying shutting down with swirling circle to the left).

I have searched this forum for similar posts and have taken screen shots (see here) of the Task Manager processes running, the msconfig startup and the waittokillservicetimeout screen in the registry.

I have gone into the msconfig and disabled all services (made no difference).

Any ideas?


A:Slow shutdown (2-3 minutes)

Please shut down after all the open programs have been closed and advise the time taken to shut down. Looking at the running processes a number of programs including IE seem to be running.

After this test we shall try the close a number of programs in start-up that appear unnecessary and retest.

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Hi, I have a probook 4510s and it keeps shutting down each 2-5 minutes or so. I cleaned the fan and ventilization holes and I am testing it now. CPU temperature is around 35-40 typical for the 2 cores. I updated the bios to the last version too. Howver the problem is as follows: When it shuts down, I test voltage on the charger output (which should be 20v) and it is ZERO! yes, 0 volts on charger output after it shuts down by itself! to work again, I unplug it from the AC then re-plug it... there the charger outputs 20v again (open circuit of course)... this is so weird! if it is a heating problem, why the charger behave like this? is this a charger issue? do you recommend buying a cheap charger (because there is no where I can get an original one now)? one other note: the usb near the cpu (left side) has 2 ports, the one near to me is broken from the inside and when I plug a usb device the whole laptop shuts down! but this is not the cause here as I don't use that port anymore. another note: I am using a usb keyboard and mouse becuase the original keyboard is broken. Wifi doesn't work at all too. please help! I need the laptop to be fixed ASAP...! thanks!

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With no solution in site, I decided to hook up a NetGear Wireless card and try that. Software installed correctly, inserted card, BAM connected to Internet, then exactly two minutes later, computer rebooted. Been working on computers since 88, and have never had a problem I couldn't solve. This one is killing me. Previous help from this site provide no solution, although the help was outstanding. For those reading for first time, took friend's computer back to factory with hidden partition, everything (WIN OS) installed correctly, hooked up Ethernet cord to router, BAM reboot in two minutes. With NO internet connection, computer works fine
Checked everything:
BIOS settings-wake on lan set correctly
Voltages all correct
Power settings in Windows
Screen saver settings
Switched Ethernet cords, and ports on router

The only thing I haven't done, is to take it to my friends house and try hooking it up to their router. I'm lost, and hate to admit it. Zalax

A:Connecting NIC cause Win 7 to shutdown in 2 minutes UPDATE

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OS = XP64
PC: AMD64 ( sorry don't know more )

some days ago suddenly a small window appeared telling 'limit' and that the PC will shut down in 15 minutes. it has a clock counting down and the PC really does shut down after 15 min.
PC clock also is altered to 2017 first, after reappearance ( see below ) it was 2018

I had first made a HJT log file and made the mistake to have 2 entries repaired or removed (?) after an online scan of it.
Later looked for help in a german forum:

I was adviced to make a download of a Linux OS which can be run from a CD. Running Linux I located a socalled 'limit.exe' on all partitions, and after searching long also 'servicess.exe', not inside C:/WINDIOWS/system32/ , the location I had given for the online scan service and where it seems to have found it, but under mnt/sda1/WINDOWS/SysWOW64 ( well, Linux )

O4 - HKLM\..\RunServices: [Microsoft] servicess.exe I was made to scan at an online virus scanning and it was infected, the result:

Antivirus Version letzte aktualisierung Ergebnis
AhnLab-V3 2007.11.17.0 2007.11.16 -
AntiVir 2007.11.16 Worm/Rbot.745472.16
Authentium 4.93.8 2007.11.17 W32/Backdoor.BLAE
Avast 4.7.1074.0 2007.11.17 Win32:Rbot-EZK
AVG 2007.11.17 BackDoor.Generic8.WIV
BitDefender 7.2 2007.11.18 Backdoor.Rbot.XJO
CAT-QuickHeal 9.00 2007.11.17 Backdoor.Rbot.eih
ClamAV 0.91.2 2007.11.18 -
DrWeb 2007.11.17 Win32.HLLW.MyBot
eSafe 2007.11.14 -
eTrust-Vet 31... Read more

A:limit.exe - shutdown in 15 minutes + servicess.exe

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I Just bought a Brand new Mini-itx ZOTAC NF610I-K-E

Running with a pentium 4 Socket 775 (sl8hz)

So it start it and it runs okay for about 2-3 min then it shuts down, after that every time i try it it last a little bit less. like

1st time : 3min
2nd time : 20 sec
3rd time : about 5 sec
and so on

I have no idea what the problem is.

can any of you guys help me ?

if you have any question about my problem, fire away

A:Constant shutdown after a few minutes/seconds

What power supply are you running and how old is it?

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How to disable the automatic shutdown after 2 minutes when the user doesn't touch the mouse or the keyboard ?

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I have recently got back into PC gaming after purchasing Dawn of war 2.

im having a problem where anygame i play on any settings i get 10-15 minutes into the game and my monitor will turn off and then the sound of the game will get distorted, also sometimes the pc shutsdown completely.

When the monitor turns off i have to hold down power button on machine as i cannot turn the monitor back on.

my PC is a very high spec machine.

i have:
4 GB ram
windows xp with SP2
quadcore processor
2 512mb ATI graphics cards using SLI
250gb harddrive

this machine was made from scratch by a independant supplier and has now run out of warranty.

i upgraded my graphics card and still the same issue happens, this issue did happen in the past but i got a bigger power supply which at the time resolved the issue, (in the past i got a complete shutdown never did i get just the monitor turn off)

i went onto the ATI website to get hold of graphics driver, and while on there i checked to see if my motherboard used ATI driver, it was asking me to install the latest driver saying my motherboard currently does not have one.

this now happens on everygame i play, any help would be great.



A:Monitor/PC shutdown after 15 minutes of gameplay

Any luck with this? I would suspect the motherboard/bios, cpu temp settings are incorrect or they need to be raised a bit

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hi gang,

I have a dual boot, win7 and WinXPsp3. My XP drive shuts down fine but my Win7 drive has a shutdown delay of about 2 minutes and 15 seconds. No music is playing. my specs are

Drive C: W7 Home Premium 80GB NTFS (Sata)
Drive D: WinXP Pro sp2 80GB NTFS (Sata)
Drive E : Storage 80gb (Sata)
Drive F&amp;G DVDRs

Seagate 400GB Sata Storage 2 Partitions
Seagate 400GB USB Storage 2 Partitions (external)
Phenom II 5500 (3.2ghz) CPU
4GB DDR3 Ram
Nvidia 9500GT PCIE 1GB video card
Creative 128bit sound card
Earthlink DSL 6000bps
Floppy drive, 56K dialup, Optical Mouse, Keyboard, 21" CRT,


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I've got a bit of an issue with shutting down a PC. Basically when I come to shutdown the PC ('Start' > 'Shut Down'), after pressing the shut down button the PC hangs, and after 3-5 minutes regains itself and then goes to the shutdown options menu ('Shut Down', 'Log Off' etc).

The programs freeze too, however the PC itself is fine, as in the CPU and memory usage are average! Task manager works and responds fine.

Any Ideas?


A:Shutdown Freeze

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Hey all,

For some reason, and this just began recently, my computer has begun taking FOREVER when I shutdown/restart it. I shut it down about 30 minutes ago to open it up and clean the dust out and I timed it. I was waiting at the blue "Windows is shutting down" screen for 5 minutes and 15 seconds!

I don't know what is wrong, I haven't changed anything recently that should have cause this, not to my knowledge anyways. The only things that I can think of that I did recently was upgrade my video card to a ATI Radeon 9600XT (install fine, works fine, no shutdown problems for the first 4 days I've had it) and set my page file to be cleared on shutdown.

Now I thought that this last one was the problem for sure, but to test it I shut down the computer, rebooted to log in screen, then shut down again immediately before logging in (so the page file shouldn't have been full) and it still took forever.

Does anyone have any ideas?

A:Solved: computer takes 5+ minutes to shutdown

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I've had severe problems with this computer. The most recent one is stalling at shutdown and a bsod before an automatic restart.
I've also been attempting to reinstall the nvidia drivers but have been running into severe problems with that as well as random freezing to the system.

Any help you can give me is appreciated

Thank you

Update: Managed to fix the nvidia problems, now just dealing with the BSOD.

A:Stalling at shutdown for 20 minutes before BSOD and restart

Hello rzantarra and welcome to Sevenforums.

* On top of your head, when did you manage to install Daemon Tools?
* What diagnoses have you done so far (could be Memtest86+, Furmark etc.)
* Have you installed anything new recently? (drivers, software or hardware)

BSOD Analyse

Problem Devices

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 285 PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_05E3&SUBSYS_12853842&REV_A1\4&CC23A24&0&0010 Failure using the VxD loader.
You've made an edit saying you fixed something related to your Graphics Card. I don't know if the NFO is too old to display that it's been fixed, but at least it showed failure at the VxD loader. This can indicate a bad return address between the operation system and the driver (or software).If you fixed it, it'll be gone in the Device Manager

Problem devices can be found in your Device Manager. Search Device Manager in Start, and look for . Note that if the warning sign isn't there, select View on the top of the window, and end with Show hidden devices.Also uploading a new NFO would be useful.
How to catch a standalone nfo file.

To get this: Start Menu -> Type msinfo32 into the Search programs and files box -> When it opens, go to File, Save -> Save as msinfo32.nfo and save in a place you will remember -> Let it finish the process of gathering and saving the system info -> Right click the .nfo file, click send to compressed (zipped) folder -> Upload the .zip file here.

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Right now the shutdown took about almost 5 minutes before turn off or restart mu desktop too. That's a little too long to wait.

Anyway what I have done with this last evening when uninstalling the program and I couldn't wait too long after hit the task manager. The task manager on the desktop screen become grey like faded and I couldn't wait for too respond. So I hit the main button of the computer to turn it off. I would say that I have done with this 10 times last evening. One of my family member told me that I SHOULD have wait till the task manager respond then hit the program to close not turn off the computer abruptly. Maybe that is why the computer take time to turn off with shutdown or restart?

Is there a way to fix to make shutdown or restart more quickly as possible.

Thank you,


A:Windows 7 shutdown or restart take too long about almost 5 minutes

When did this start? If it just started try and think what changed on your PC when you started to have the problem. If it has not been happening too long, try a System Restore to a date before your problem started. Go to this link to guide you through the process.
System Restore Let us know how things go.

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Yesterday I upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 8.1 on my Dell XPS desktop (i7-3770, 8 GB RAM). Now, when I shutdown, sleep, or hibernate, it takes over 2 minutes for the unit to do what used to take very little time. I reinstalled the video driver (both latest and two most recent version) and each time things are back to normal the first time I do it, but after that, the 2 minute, 12 second, or so, delay reappears. I have a NVidea 620 graphics card. My Acer laptop using its built-in Intel graphics system does not have this problem and never did. I am running Classic Shell on both machines. My desktop was fine before upgrading to Windows 8.1. Can anyone help with this situation? Thank you.

A:Shutdown delay over 2 minutes after upgrading to Windows 8

Mine was the same when I upgraded from 8 to 8.1 but it did settle down after a few weeks, now takes about 15-20secs to shut down

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I bought this pc from one person yesterday. He said me problem but I like challenges so I checked a lot things battery, charging cable , changed thermal compound. I installed new windows but everything the same. It virus or motherboard problem with energy. Maybe it's bios problem but I don't find anything in bios and maybe need oldest version of bios. So maybe guys give me some advide.
Thanks for answer

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I am having some trouble out of my Windows 7 Pro computer. I use my computer continuously throughout every day. When I wake it up the next morning from sleep (or even from a shutdown state) mode everything works fine for about 5-10 minutes then I receive the BSOD almost on schedule! Once it happens for the day, the computer works perfectly fine after that until the next day. Occasionally if I use the computer in the morning and it is left idle for 5-8 hours, it will BSOD again on me. It's becoming quite frustrating. To my knowledge, nothing has been updated or downloaded recently on the machine.

Occasionally when it crashes, the screen turns into many black and white/colored tiny horizontal lines (similar to a barcode) that flicker which leads me to believe it may be some sort of video card/driver issue. This does not happen every time but when the BSOD begins to dump I have noticed it specifically lists a file by ATI (if memory serves me correctly). Strange because I'm pretty sure the video runs off the Intel chipset...

I went ahead and downloaded the DM log collector and ran the program. I have attached the file generated by the program per the instructions for the forum.

I have been using this machine with no issues for roughly 4 years.
If you need any additional info let me know. I appreciate your help!

A:BSOD 5 minutes after startup from sleep or shutdown every day

Hi Deadeteruck I have looked at the last few dump files
The last one is

kd> lmvm netw5v32
start end module name
93004000 93417000 netw5v32 T (no symbols)
Loaded symbol image file: netw5v32.sys
Image path: \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\netw5v32.sys
Image name: netw5v32.sys
Timestamp: Thu Mar 26 11:10:37 2009 (49CBA8FD)
CheckSum: 0040AB14
ImageSize: 00413000
Translations: 0000.04b0 0000.04e4 0409.04b0 0409.04e4
Which lists the cause as netw5v32 Intel Wireless WiFi Link Driver which can be updated at http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Default.aspx

Another one lists memory corruption which could cause you a lot of issues

BugCheck 1A, {5003, 8d000000, c84c, c861088}
Probably caused by : memory_corruption ( nt!MiAllocateWsle+6f )
Followup: MachineOwner
I would suggest running Memtest86+ Which can be downloaded from that link. I suggest you use the 4.20 Version and it must be run for 8 complete passes to do a complete job. The 8 passes must be run all at one time which will take several hours, so it is best run overnight. If you get an error you can stop the test right then. You can download the ISO zip file unzip it and burn to a CD using the windows image burner or any image burner you may have. It must be burned to the CD, not copied. or the preconfigured USB installer file to install to a USB flash drive. Just boot off the media you prepared and let it run.

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Hello, as title my HP ENVY 15 freezes every time I shutdown it or I put it into sleeping mode. The LED light stays on and battery if connected is uncharged, so I have to hard shutdown the laptop every time. I have already tryed several solutions suggested from the forum, but unfortunately I am not able to install an older version of the Management Engine Interface. I have already disabled fast startup and changed a lot of settings that could cause trubles with the shutdown, but nothing has worked.Thank you for you help, any suggestion is welcome. 

A:HP ENVY 15 freeze on shutdown

Hi, Try the following. Open Settings and select System.  Select Power and sleep, then click on Additional power settings - in the following window, click on 'Choose what the power button does' in the left hand pane. In the subsequent window, first click on 'Change settings that are currently unavailable' ( near the top of the Window ) and then remove the checkmark from the box against 'Turn on fast start-up (recommended)'.  Click the Save Settings button, then close any open windows and restart the notebook. When windows has reloaded, download the IMEI driver directly from Intel on the following link, unzip the package and run the installer. https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/26127/Intel-Management-Engine-Consumer-Driver-for-Intel-NU... When the installation has completed, restart the notebook. When the machine has reloaded, re-enable Fast Start-up and reboot the notebook once again - let Windows fully load for a few minutes before checking. Regards, DP-K

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I recently got a SSD and just installed Win7 on it. I had 99 windows updates which were installed yesterday.

When the updates were done and it restarted, I tried to sign on. The image and password box disappeared like normal, but I still saw the sign on page background and it never made it to the desktop, so I did a hard shutdown. I was able to sign in just fine after this. I played some games and a few hours later, I shut it down. It froze with the message "Shutting Down..." on the screen and never made it. Another hard shutdown.

I was able to sign in and shutdown just fine after restarting.

One thing to note is that I ran a theme patcher before the updates (wasn't aware they were being downloaded). This changes shsvcs.dll, themeui.dll, and uxtheme.dll. I'm assuming these aren't changed in the updates. Maybe they are.

I was wondering if anyone might know what caused this. Should I restore to before the updates? I'm going to check the error logs when I get home to see if something happened at either of these times. I'm thinking I might run "sfc /scannow" as well just to be sure.

tl;dr - Installing 99 updates. Wasn't able to sign on afterwards. Restarted and signed on, then the OS froze on the shutdown screen. No issues since. Any ideas?

A:Freeze on signon and shutdown


I was able to sign in and shutdown just fine after restarting.

Is everything working correctly now?

If not:

Have you tired to do a system restore to before the updates?

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whenever i shutdown my computer the screen gets to the point where it says shutdown but the screen freezes the circle stops moving but it shuts down normally.

it only happens sometimes as at other times the circle is spinning before it shuts down.

i would appreciate any help.


A:shutdown screen freeze

Some services or drivers do not always end properly (mainly video) nad therefore you get the screen freeze. From what you say it is nothing to be worried about.

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When I shut down or restart my PC, its started to freeze on the "Saving your settings" stage about 1 in every 3 times. The only solution is to turn it off manually and scream "Why do you make me treat you like this?!" at the top of my lungs... Anyone know of any specific reason why this might be happening? Thanks.

A:Solved: Freeze on shutdown

Probably due to a driver that is likely causing the hang up. You can try editing the System Configuration Utility and remove items that do not need to load during system startup. Just click on START, RUN, type in MSCONFIG, click on the START UP tab, then remove the check mark next to any item that does not need to load when your system starts up. This will not delete the item but only prevent it from starting when your pc starts. The program may be started manually when you need it by navigating to it from the START menu. Once you have completed your editing, click on APPLY then OK and restart. This process is totally reversible so no need to panic.

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I have had many problems with my computer Not only do I have random shutdown/restarts, but lately my computer has been freezing up. This happens when I am on the internet, playing games, visiting Facebook...a few times I've gotten the blue screen of death and I have tried everything. Virus scans, registry cleaner, internet cleaner, etc. I am at the end of my rope! I do not have access to Windows CD. Help!

DDS (Ver_09-10-13.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Cyn2 at 11:51:14.07 on Fri 10/16/2009
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18828 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_15
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Ultimate 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.1023.494 [GMT -5:00]

SP: Windows Defender *enabled* (Updated) {D68DDC3A-831F-4FAE-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k GPSvcGroup
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
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A:Shutdown/Freeze problems

This is not a reply, but an addition to my problem...I've attached the latest shutdown error

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I dont know if im just worrying for nothing but I shutdown my PC tonight then switched it back on about an hour later and it beeped once then came up with a bios screen and just froze i tried pressing the reset button and power off button on the pc but i still got the same problem. I then switched the pc off at the mains and then it worked and ive had no problems with shutting down and restarting since. Any idea what may have caused this? Thanks.

A:PC Freeze Shutdown/Restart

Silly isolated events like this can happen from time to time. Keep your fingers crossed that it doesn't come back.

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This is a pretty popular question, I know...
The following are the steps I've taken thus far:
Set the ClearPageFileAtShutdown value to 0
Ensured the Network Cards have the Wake deselected
Utilized the User Profile Hive Cleanup Service
Flashed the BIOS to the most recent version
Removed all the viruses, spyware, and adware Norton, McAfee, PCTools, and Panda could find.
Defragged the drive...twice
Used CCleaner to fix registry issues
Removed all unnecessary programs, registry traces, and startup processes
Set AutoEndTasks to 1
Set EnableAutoLayout to 1
Set AlwaysUnloadDLL to 1

...and this is the point where my limited knowledge hits a brick wall. After all those steps and hacks, the restart/shutdown process still freezes at "Windows is now shutting down..."

Does anyone have any suggestions for covering a step I haven't? I'm trying to get the point where I can just reinstall the OS, but when the system won't restart......

A:Restart and Shutdown Freeze

I recently discovered that taking my battery out, and running the computer off an adapter makes it run surprisingly fast, but I'm still experiencing the restart/shutdown problem...I also discovered it occurs when I simply try to log off/switch profiles.
This computer works very well otherwise...once I get past this hump, it'll run like it's near-new...I don't like the prospect of leaving it on constantly...[lol]

Also, I'm sure it would help to know that I'm trying to fix an Acer Aspire 3620 laptop...friend bought it on eBay for $125...

I can see why they wanted to sell it.

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Hi, ive upgraded to Windows 8 Pro and it worked well for a while. But recently, i cant seem to shut my laptop down. After clicking on the shut down button, all it does is load the "shutting down" screen and it stays there forever.

Ive tried checking the other threads for solutions but none are working. (ive turned off that fast boot thing, uninstalled antivirus and spyware detector, disabled all startup tasks, and tried downloading the drivers i need)

just a note: i was having BSOD problems with Smb_driver.sys before and uninstalled it for the meantime. (IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL (Smb_driver.sys)) <--in case this helps.

WOuld love to be able to shut this thing down without manually holding the power button till it does.

A:Experiencing Shutdown Freeze

well, for those who are having the same problem, i found a way to work around the whole thing. watch the video on the link it helped me.

Windows 8 Shutdown Issue Solved - YouTube

i guess since the initial problem isnt solved yet, i shouldnt mark this as solved... or should i?

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Hello, Ive been having this problem for awhile now. My computer has been randomly freezing up or shutting down on its own after minutes of logging in.
Ive monitored my computers temperatures and they are all at a safe temp. I don't understand why this is happening. Every time my computer freezes Ive noticed the HDD light stops flashing and stops making its usual clicking sound signifying that its thinking.
I believe that the PSU is failing me as it is cooler master and offers a very low wattage of 270 watts but I can't be for sure.

So my symptoms are happening after I log in. I have hardly anything 'bogging' down the system in startup and Ive scanned numerous times to see if this could be a virus and nothing shows up. Most of the time its just my computer freezing up but some rare occasions it might just up and shutdown then restart itself.

Please could somebody help me figure out what could be the problem and offer a solution. (I would like to not pay for my solutions to be solved)

A:Annoying Shutdown or Freeze up

Hi Morkintash,

Welcome to Vista Forums!

The hard drive making a clicking noise is not normal and typically represents a problem with the drive. Skip ahead to the hard drive testing procedures and try those first before you start the step which follows.

Do you know when this problem began? Try a System Restore to a point in time BEFORE the problem began. Here's the procedure: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/76905-system-restore-how.html. Be sure to check the box to show more than 5 days of restore points. If the first attempt fails, then try an earlier point or two. NOTE: You will have to re-install any software and updates you installed between now and the restore point, but you can use Windows Update for the updates. Use the recovery disk if the system prompt doesn’t work. The recovery disk works a bit different from the above procedures but if you follow the prompts from the System Restore menu option with the above information you should be able to restore with no problems.

If the System Restore doesn't work, do a Startup Repair by booting to the genuine Windows Vista Installation Disk (or one you can borrow from ANYONE) or from a Recovery Disk with recovery options included on it. Here's the procedure: http://www.vistax64.com/tutorials/91467-startup-repair.html. To boot to the CD you may need to change the BIOS to make the CD-drive first in the boot sequence. To do that, wait for the screen that tells you the F key to push to access the boot menu or boot ... Read more

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Just installed windows 8 on a computer I built some years back, it's an ECS PT890T-A mainboard, which has built in network support. Device manager says it's a VIA Rhine II Fast Ethernet Adapter.

Shutdown or restart will hang for a few minutes. However, if I unplug (pull the network cable) then shutdown or restart will go fast, about 10-15 seconds. If I leave it plugged in and then while it's trying to shut or restart pull it out it will shut or restart in a few seconds, so it appears this device is what's hanging it up.

It says the driver is up to date and is the best one.

Anyone else have this problem and/or find a fix?

A:shutdown/restart is minutes - unless I pull network cable

How does it behave in Safe Mode with networking?

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I haven't been able to find anything on this, so I am looking for some help.

I replaced a hard-drive on my cousins laptop (Dell Inspiron E1705) and installed the XP Media Center as directed for reinstallation. It took me some time to find which drivers I needed and may have over installed some drivers. Was doing this problem prior to all the drivers being loaded.

The issue: It takes over ten minutes for it to shutdown. After clicking shutdown, the taskbar and mouse disappear to just the blank desktop. Then after several minutes it will do the shutdown tune and show the saving settings/shutting down splash screen. Then it turns off. I haven't been able to pinpoint what would make it do this?

Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

A:Solved: XP Media Center - Shutdown takes several minutes

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This PC is just extremely slow at shutting down (5-10 minutes+ literally), where you can just wait and wait and wait, while its says its saving settings. I don't know how to deal with that or troubleshoot the shutdown procedure.

OS is Windows XP SP-3.

What can be done about it?

A:Extremely slow shutdown times (5-10 minutes+ literally)

Do you close down all running programs individually prior to shutting down the computer? If not, that may have something to do with it.

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Computer freezes and gets no BSOD. but when i reboot sometimes it says that computer was restored after a BSOD. but the computer just freezes and i cant move the mouse or use the keyboard. have tried to fix my memory timings, and voltage. without luck. have added a zip with info.


A:Computer freeze and total shutdown.

It appears that this install of Windows is counterfeit, the product ID matches an Acer/Packard/Gateway. Please purchase a legal copy of Windows format your drive and re-install with the legal copy of Windows.

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