Dell Inspiron 1150 laptop won't shut down

  johnincrete 19 Oct 11
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After start/turn off computer/shutdown there is a few minutes of nothing happening except the hour glass display & the it goes & the computer is still running. Task Manager via ctrl/alt/del & shutdown works but takes a long time - longer tha startup! XP Home SP2 Any ideas?

  Pineman100 19 Oct 11

If you Google 'shutdown problems XP' you'll get legions of hits.

Here's one: http://tweaks.com/windows/36963/if-your-system-w111nt-shut-down-properly/

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19 Oct 11
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