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Enabling shutdown sound/turning off fast shutdown?

Q: Enabling shutdown sound/turning off fast shutdown?

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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Preferred Solution: Enabling shutdown sound/turning off fast shutdown?

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I have 2 brand new custom desktops I ordered from Dell. The are both running Vista Business x64. They have 8GB of ram and tons of free space.

When I enable Remote Desktop in Windows within 1 minute I get a total system security warning that says windows will reboot in one minute and to save and close all programs.

I checked the event logs and lsass.exe is always listed at the time of the crash. The local system security program is seeing some type of a security risk when this is enabled.

I have updated video, network drivers and even removed the installed printer drivers, (On the advice of Dell Support). I cannot seem to find anything specifically like this on the other forums that I have been to...

Any advice is more than welcome,

Thanks in advance,

Josh

A:Enabling rdp causes the system to shutdown

LSASS is one of the "special" user-mode processes (Winlogon, CSRSS, SMSS being some of the others) without which the OS cannot function. If LSASS terminates for whatever reason, there's no option but to restart.

It could be anything at this stage, from malware to a buggy anti-virus filter driver. Sounds like you're seeing a DEP warning which suggests that code has somehow been injected into LSASS itself.

I'd suggest first uninstalling all your antivirus utilities (disabling them is not enough) temporarily. If that does nothing, try running WERCON and looking for logged details of the LSASS crash - is there a minidump.mdmp mentioned? That's a memory dump which contains some info about the crash. Analysis of that may reveal why LSASS is crashing.

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Hi,

I want to enable remote shutdown for the computers in my companies network. I was trying with just my computer and the one next to it, but I'm having some trouble with the permissions.
My Google searches indicate that my computer needs admin access on the remote machine I'm trying to shutdown. However, I know very little about Windows permissions. How do I get my machine to have access to shutdown the remote machine?

Thanks!

Larry
 

A:Enabling Remote Shutdown

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How do you install APM in XP? In 98, my computer had it. I did clean install. I enable APM in the bios setup, and it isn't in xp. I need it to resolve the "It is now safe to turn off your computer" problem with shutdown. Every time I shut down, i have to hit my standby power button, shich reboots computer, then I have to hold it for 5 seconds. This probably harms the computer... I do have hibernation enabled. No APM in device mgr or in power properties. No apps installed.
 

A:Enabling APM in XP (related to shutdown issues)

Is you hardware on the Microsoft's compatibility list for XP? Even if it is you may still need a BIOS update to correct APM. To get the BIOS update go to the manufacture's web site of your PC or motherboard.
 

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Hi,

My XP takes ages to shutdown.

I know that if you you go to Task Manager, select Shut Down and then select Turn Off (while holding Ctrl) the PC will shutdown very quickly.

Is there a way to replicate this fast shutdown with one click of the mouse button? (a button on the desktop perhaps?)

Cheers,

C h r e d g e.
 

A:Give me a fast shutdown

Checkout the atricle Advanced troubleshooting for shutdown problems in Windows XP, see: http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=308029

It involves a little work but usually fixes the problem.
 

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Hello,

my computer started getting BSOD (thread_stuck_in_device_driver) after recovering from sleep mode (I was using windows 10 back then). I tried reinstalling all kinds of drivers but without any help, my computer couldn't boot after shutdown, I would get BSOD, but after restart it booted normally. I started thinking that my GPU is faulty, but yesterday I went to my friend's, and we tried my GPU on his PC, (Windows 7 x64) with Catalyst drivers 14.9, and everything worked perfectly. So today I formatted my disk, made fresh Windows 7 install, installed all my motherboard drivers, and lastly Catalyst drivers 14.9, shutdown my computer and got BSOD just like on Windows 10. I also tried MEMTEST and it ran for 10 passes without errors, my PSU is year old so it should be good (Corsair tx 650), so I don't know what's wrong with my computer.

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Turning off Fast startup under Choose what pushing power button solves a shudown problem.
Besides cache, what is Windows anniversary sending to the disk before it actually SHUTSDOWN?

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Sometimes a window opens when I shutdown the computer and it flashes so fast I can not see what it says, usually it is that some program must shut down before it can shut down, I wand to know what is impeding the shutdown

A:Windows flash too fast on shutdown.

Hello akd200 and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you suspect that the window that flashes by is saying something needs to be shut down before Windows 7 can shut down, I have to ask: are you shutting down Windows 7 while you still have other programs running? If so, close all open programs before shutting down Windows 7. And how are you shutting down Windows 7? With the computer power button or by clicking the Start orb > Shutdown?

It's also possible that you may have malware on your system. What security program(s) do you use and have you scanned your computer recently for malware?

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Having upgraded this weekend to an Intel SSD I was only slightly disappointed by the boot speed. The reason being I upgraded my laptop first and that was with Win8. That comes on fully to the desktop in about 20 sec(older laptop). My Win7 desktop on the SSD seems to take a wee bit longer. I didn't time it yet, but the Win 7 install is still loads faster than it was. Especially loading any programs and games. I noticed that was much much faster. MS word for example I could watch it load, now MS word loads instantly. But the boot and shutdown seem to be not as fast as I hoped.

A:SSD boot and shutdown not as fast as hoped?

Take a look in msconfig/Start Up and in non Microsoft Services and see if you have something running that you don't need or want. Sometimes they will drag their feet on startup and shutdown. Example; MS Word. I would have it start only when I tick on it and stop when I close it.

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Hi,

My desktop was fine yesterday. Today, I turned it on and went to somewhere to do something, and then saw the statement. It stated what I mentioned on the thread title. It was the first time I have seen. I am not sure it is a blue of death, but it was a bit of gray. It also stated something about installing a new software or device or something. It stated that it will repair to solve the problem, and restarted afterward. It then shut down and loaded up a bit slowly with a black screen. It did not come up start up screen yet, and I then turned it off, but looked it was not turned off completely, and the start up screen came up. It was fine. But, I was concerned about it. What is it? I installed a mod for the game-Sims 3 a few days ago, and played last night. Do you think that was it? I removed it already.

The updates are automatically updated and downloaded afterwards. I think I have all important updates to use, except one optional-Windows Live Essential 2011. I don't want that.
I also played games on Facebook. I don't think I downloaded any softwares yesterday, except downloaded items and videos from Youtube with DownloadHelper.
I am going to run Avasti, Maleware, and SuperAnti-Spyware, CCleaner, and Spybot right away to check to see if there are viruses, etc.

Please help me. I am a novice on computers. Thank you.

A:Recovered from unexpected shutdown after turning it on

To start go event viewer and look for errors at that time
Go to start and type event viewer to get there.

run a full anti virus scan
Download and run a full, updated scan with malwarebytes.

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My computer randomly shuts down and reboots by itself. It's usually unpredictable but inevitable if I turn on a video game. I don't see any BSOD errors but just to be sure I decided to follow the instructions here and post. I hope someone can help me find the reason behind the shutdowns. I'm willing to bet on a faulty power supply but I need to be sure before investing in a new one. Btw, Event log shows the EventID 6008, as in "The previous shutdown at *time* was unexpected". I need to fix this problem urgently so please help me. Thank you.

A:Unexpected Shutdown especially when turning on games

Welcome to the forum taiyo

You think it might be a power supply problem but yet you don't list your power supply in your System Specs. It would be helpful if we knew what power supply you are using.

Take a look at my specs and it will give you a idea of useful information.

It would also be helpful if we knew what cooling your system has and what temps the cpu has with a load on it.

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Immediately after upgrading to BIOS version F60, from version F50, my ProBook 6555b powers off after a couple of minutes as if it were overheated, which it isn't. This happens whether in BIOS startup/setup or Linux or Windows. The air coming from the fan outlet isn't even barely warm, but now the computer behaves like it sometimes did on hot-hot days when it was under heavy use. The cooling system is clear and the heatsink over the CPU is tight and barely warm. Seems the calibration of the thermal protection has gotten hosed. And FWIW, I've tried resetting the setup and even removing the battery; that's not the problem. I'd like to try downgrading BIOS to F50 but the computer doesn't stay on long enough for that. So what now say you HP? Is it time for a liquid nitrogen bath? Is there a "fixed" BIOS that doesn't have this problem? 

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There is an error message "behind" Windows that I see for a split second during shutdown. The Windows screen goes off and I see the message box with the large red "X" logo in the upper left corner, but it disappears so quickly when my laptop (ThinkPad T500) screen goes blank that I can't read the message. Is there some way to slow things down or interupt it long enough to read it? Thanks.
 

A:Error message disappears too fast during shutdown

check your event log.

start > run > eventvwr.msc > empty out both the system and app logs, and reboot and see what has populated there.
 

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Hi,

on Acer 3820TG (Win 8.1) I am trying to force system to use hybrid shutdown/fast startup function. I've already tried all steps from this topic: Fast Startup - Force Use by All Users in Windows 8 but no success - system performs full shutdown. The only solution that works for me is shutting down with command "shutdown.exe /s /hybrid /t 0". Then system shuts down in ~5 sec and starts in ~15 s. Any solution for me?

SOLVED: Ok, I know what's going on. If you shut down a computer from the right-click-left-bottom-corner menu in desktop mode, then click Shutdown -> system performs full shutdown. If you click Shutdown in charms bar -> system performs hybrid shutdown. Now my PC is starting in 8s, laptop in 15s, great

A:Cannot force hybrid shutdown/fast startup

Also in charms if you want full shutdown hold down the shift key for a few seconds while clicking shutdown. Supposedly doing this periodically keeps thing from getting "confused." I don't know if this is Old Wives Tale(tm) but I do it now and then.

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I use several applications (video encoders, download tools etc.) that offer a "shutdown when done" option. What I've noticed with Win 8 x64, is that when this type of shutdown is executed, Fast Startup is disabled and when the PC is turned back on, boot-up time is significantly increased (similar to a restart, where Fast Startup is also disabled). Is there a way around this? It seems unlikely that all these applications do something wrong. Maybe Windows treats this type of shutdown differently?

A:Automatic shutdown disables Fast Startup?

So, you have checked to make sure that fast start is enabled and then somehow it gets disabled automatically?

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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'm in search of the "fast boot" holy grail on:

- Gigabyte H77M-UD3H motherboard
- i3-3225 processor
- 12GB RAM
- two SSDs: 120GB Intel 520 & 64GB Kingston SNV425S2
- a 1TB HDD
- Windows 8 Pro x64
(I hope that's all the relevant factors!)

Although it was a bear to install, I persevered and IRST is now installed and enabled. There is a 13GB partition for it at the end of the 64GB SSD.

Hibernation was disabled so Fast Startup wasn't enabled. Fixed that and created a desktop shortcut for "C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe /s /hybrid /t 00"

Startup does seem faster, but I'm not sure which is responsible. Are they complementary, mutually exclusive, or peacefully co-existent?

If I disable IRST and use only Hybrid Shutdown/Fast Startup and compare it to full shutdown (using /f switch) with IRST enabled, they seem the same as with both enabled. Disable IRST and use a full shutdown, and it does seem slower to boot.

So, what's the difference between Win8 Hybrid Shutdown/Fast Startup and Intel Rapid Start Technology?

This Microsoft blog page pretty well explains Hybrid Shutdown/Fast Startup, but I can't seem to find any explanation of what IRST really does.

The only "objective" test I did was enable BootRacer. However, when Hybrid Shutdown/Fast Startup is enabled BootRacer doesn't record the time to logon nor save any times in History to compare.

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I'm in search of the "fast boot" holy grail on:

- Gigabyte H77M-UD3H motherboard
- i3-3225 processor
- 12GB RAM
- two SSDs: 120GB Intel 520 & 64GB Kingston SNV425S2
- a 1TB HDD
- Windows 8 Pro x64
(I hope that's all the relevant factors!)

Although it was a bear to install, I persevered and IRST is now installed and enabled. There is a 13GB partition for it at the end of the 64GB SSD.

Hibernation was disabled so Fast Startup wasn't enabled. Fixed that and created a desktop shortcut for "C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe /s /hybrid /t 00"

Startup does seem faster, but I'm not sure which is responsible. Are they complementary, mutually exclusive, or peacefully co-existent?

If I disable IRST and use only Hybrid Shutdown/Fast Startup and compare it to full shutdown (using /f switch) with IRST enabled, they seem the same as with both enabled. Disable IRST and use a full shutdown, and it does seem slower to boot.

So, what's the difference between Win8 Hybrid Shutdown/Fast Startup and Intel Rapid Start Technology?

This Microsoft blog page pretty well explains Hybrid Shutdown/Fast Startup, but I can't seem to find any explanation of what IRST really does.

The only "objective" test I did was enable BootRacer. However, when Hybrid Shutdown/Fast Startup is enabled BootRacer doesn't record the time to logon nor save any times in History to compare.

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Hello,
I'm new to this forum and I hope I post things right! I have a problem with my notebook running Windows 8.1 x64. Since using this piece of **** software iobit driver booster, something went wrong. Im getting a BSOD, when I turn off my nb (even in hibernate mode), but only if fastboot is activated under energy options, if its deactivated its shutting down the normal way without BSOD. That would be okay, but the battery of the notebook is dead so I leave it often in hibernate state so I can unplug the powersupply and take it with me.
I already removed nearly every driver and installed a new one using safe mode, but I keep getting this error.
As of BlueScreenViewer, ntoskrnl.exe is causing the BSOD, but I think it has an other origin. I hope someone can help me, and sry for my english!

I also used sfc /scannow (nothing found) and dism restorehealth (Everytime I run it says something has been repaired but I ran that about 20 times so I think it hangs up anywhere).

This is what the BSOD says:
DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE, Bug Check: 0x0000009f
00000000`00000003, ffffe001`21e67e50, fffff800`ef649aa0, ffffe001`26e41010

I really dont want to reinstall win because of this. I souldnt have used this *incredible* software..

A:BSOD 0x9F on shutdown (fast startup enabled)

Hi huabersepp & welcome to the forums ^_^,

I have analysed your dump files and below has been provided an analysis of the same for informative purposes -
DRIVER_POWER_STATE_FAILURE (9f)
A driver has failed to complete a power IRP within a specific time.
Arguments:

Code:
Arg1: 0000000000000003, A device object has been blocking an Irp for too long a time
Arg2: ffffe00121e67e50, Physical Device Object of the stack
Arg3: fffff800ef649aa0, nt!TRIAGE_9F_POWER on Win7 and higher, otherwise the Functional Device Object of the stack
Arg4: ffffe00126e41010, The blocked IRP


Let's check the 4th parameter highlighted in red -

Code:
0: kd> !irp ffffe00126e41010
Irp is active with 3 stacks 2 is current (= 0xffffe00126e41128)
No Mdl: No System Buffer: Thread 00000000: Irp stack trace.
cmd flg cl Device File Completion-Context
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-00000000
Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000
>[ 16, 2] 0 e1 ffffe001243d8050 00000000 fffff800edff9b3c-ffffe0012380ca40 Success Error Cancel pending
\Driver\RasSstp nt!PopSystemIrpCompletion
Args: 00014400 00000000 00000004 00000002
[ 0, 0] 0 0 00000000 00000000 00000000-ffffe0012380ca40
Args: 00000000 00000000 00000000 00000000


So, the driver which caused this crash is the Rassstp.sys which is the RRAS Secure Socket Tunneling Protocol Miniport Driver. It is strongly advised not to use the software like Driver Booster (Not so incredible, now ... Read more

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Hi, I upgraded from win7 to win8 and i had notice that i don't have fast startup and hibernation option in shutdown options. I checked in command prompt and i have thisand . Please could you help me? Laptop starting slower then my 7 year old Toshiba running Win8. Is this coused by lack of Ram. I have 6gb.
Thanks for any answers.

A:no fast startup and hibernation option in shutdown options

Majority of us turn off Hibernate by using the following command: "powercfg /hibernate off". You can turn it on by doing a "powercfg /hibernate on". The reason is that there are too many machines that do not play nicely with the Hibernate feature.
Hibernate - Enable or Disable - Windows 7 Help Forums
You are okay with 6GB RAM. What your problem may be is incompatible RAM modules. You would have to run Speccy and post the results on here. You can also go to tuxboot.org and download a copy of Tuxboot, create on a USB Pendrive a copy of "Clonezilla", which will allow you to run a Memtest on your RAM modules, to look for possible bad or incompatible RAM sticks.

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I've tested my Acer 4739 two days ago running on Windows 10 Enterprise x86. Check this out! Booting Time 35s and Shutdown Time 15s. Pretty Fast for Legacy Laptop that hasn't any update driver for windows 10 from the Official.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wiujiDIZMqM

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(Copied from here: http://forums.techguy.org/general-security/834903-mcafee-keeps-turning-itself-off.html
where they asked me to post a HiJack This Log.)

I'm running McAfee Security Center on Windows XP, and I've already checked for all updates and I'm up to date. McAfee turns itself off every few hours, spontaneously, without me doing anything in particular (it's happened sometimes while I'm using FireFox, sometimes while I'm watching videos, and sometimes when I'm in the other room). The amount of time isn't consistant as well, with the shortest being 20 minutes, the longest being at least a full day.

I'm really confused and I'm tired of seeing a bubble pop up every few hours saying "Your computer is not protected!". I'm guessing I've got a trojan of some form, which is frustrating because I just got rid of the 7.7.7.0/google-redirect nonsense with HijackThis and Malwarebytes'. Doubley annoying because I'd never gotten any form of virus/trojan before this last month, even though my internet habits haven't changed any... I'm also a little Windows-dumb at the moment since 90% of my computer use in the last three years has been Ubuntu.

When I click on McAfee when it says I'm not protected, it says I'm not protected on "Computer and Files" and "Email and IM", so I'll promptly hit "fix" and everything will be hunky-dory for a few hours.

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A:HJT Log: McAfee turning off randomly; freeze halfway through shutdown

I'd wound up on about the sixth page, so I'm bumping and hoping that's okay... McAfee is now turning off every 30-45 minutes...
 

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Is there a fix for this?  Could this be a hardware issue since I wasn't even able to turn on my laptop until i took it apart and reinserted various plugs/cards.   I also just got done trouble shooting Cybercorp One Touch spamming me with popup's.  Uninstalling that fixed the issue it seems.\ I'm really annoyed at these added features/app's being such a nuissance.  

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Hi there lenovo cummunity, I currently have the Lenovo 510-ISK with the i5-6200U and a AMD R5-430M GPU with 8GB of total system RAM. My issue with the laptop is as the thread title suggests. Every time I turn on something at bit more graphicly demanding, for example a benchmark (Heaven, 3Dmark) or a game (any game CS, Trine 2) after loading the game the laptop will instanly shutdown without any warning or even a blue screen, just an instant shutdown (black screen as if the laptop wasn't on). I bought the laptop 4 months ago and have not tested it with any games yet. Today was the first day and this I did decide to game, and this happened. I updated my AMD drivers, my BIOS and still the issue presists. I don't know what to do, from what I understand it looks to be a hardware failure so I think I should bring it back to the retail store as it is still under warranty. But I am open to suggestions and maybe some of you have had this issue. Thanks for cheching out this thread.

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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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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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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.

I?d really appreciate it if someone could explain to me how Shutdown is sup... Read more

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

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

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

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

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Hello All,

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

Thanks in advance.

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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Hello! I have recently had an issue with my computer not fully shutting down!

When I press on the windows icon and the press SHUTDOWN it goes to shutdown and looks like it is working but then as the monitor goes off and things get quieter, the computer still stays on!

The computer has been running great but I am very close to trying a new reformat (although Intel's driver website seems to be having issues when I go to download so this might have to wait).

I also just replaced my power supply recently, a friend came over who runs a pc shop and he sad it is installed right (he even redid it just to make sure). The PSU was like 6 years old, it would not start up before so thats why we got anew psu and put it in and its worked since (although with this not 100% shutting down)

Also I got a new motherboard and CPU put in not long ago. I have a feeling there could be a bios update I should use? I know its still an early default bios.

Asus P8Z77-V_LK
Consair 650w PSU
Intel I5
Auzen 7.1 Prelude
660ti+ 3gb version
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

When I go into events for windows after I have to shutdown the comp with the button, it says "Kernel Event" and "Session Micrsoft Security Client OOBE Stopped due to the following error: OxC000000D"
and "Microsoft Windows Setup" Stopped due to the followign error:0xC00000D" The wierd thing Is I dont even have Microsoft Security going and I dont know what the whole Microsoft Windows setup thin under event view... Read more

A:Pressing SHUTDOWN does not fully shutdown computer

Go to the Start Orb and right tick and select Properties.
You should see a window. Then select Start Menu and you should see this. Notice the red circle.
Tick there and you will see some selections.

Attachment 292213

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Hi Guys,
I've done a fair amount of looking around for a way to do this with no luck. Basically we have a 'timecard' type software system at the business that I work at that keeps track of when people are working. They do this by clocking in and out using
an interfaced deployed onto user computers. The issue is when people go home without clocking out. As a matter of course most people shut down their computers before they leave for the day. I was thinking if you could display a message asking people if they
had clocked out, then cancel the shutdown if they answer 'no'
After some searching I only really found one result that didn't want to use 3rd party software or required you to create a dummy 'shutdown' button on your desktop:
https://www.sevenforums.com/customization/118688-display-reminder-when-click-shutdown.html
From there I got the following script:
<job id="vbs">
<script language="VBScript">
Set WshShell=WScript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
On Error Resume Next
menuSel=MsgBox("Have you clocked out?", vbYesNo)
If menuSel=vbYes Then
WshShell.Run "Shutdown -a"
End If
</script>
</job>
I saved this as .wsf and used gpedit.msc to get it to run on logout/shutdown. It almost works in so far as that message asking "Have you clocked out?" Pops up before the computer shuts down with yes/no options, and it waits fo... Read more

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This is weird. I have to go through the shutdown procedure twice, i.e., Start/Shut Down/Shut Down and click Ok, then Start/Shut Down/Shut Down and click Ok again. It will then shutdown properly. The same thing happens when I try to "Restart."

After doing the first shutdown sequence, everything is normal. I can open programs, surf the web, etc. It's as if I never tried to shut it down at all. Only after the second shutdown procedure will it shutdown fully. One note: When I go through the first shutdown sequence, my taskbar pops up and the desktop is darkened. After clicking Ok, the taskbar autohides and my desktop returns to its normal color.

I have only had this problem for the last month or two. Before that, all was fine. It's not critical since I can shut it down. It's just annoying to have to do it twice.

I have Windows 2000 Pro, SP4, build 5.00.2195. Any ideas/suggestions?
 

A:Solved: I have to shutdown Win2000 Pro twice to shutdown computer

I have had this happen a couple of times in the three+ years I've used W2K, and I figured I hadn't let the thing work long enough to shut down (due to my impatience). W2K saves changes, analyzes configurations, etc, etc during both start-up and shut-down.

Sooo , I waited a couple of times, and sure enough, it shut down after 10-15 minutes.

Then, I waited once, including going to bed, and it was still up in the morning.

What is it? I don't know. I do know that after I did a reinstall about 3 months ago, I have yet to experience it again.

(Not saying that I won't).
 

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