Shutdown woes

  ened 19:06 21 Mar 04
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My XPpro machine is hanging on shutdown.
Any ideas as to why?
New additions are:
Asdl modem
Free version of Avg 6
Zonealarm
Kazaa
Overnet.

I assume one of these is causing the problem and any advice/experience would be welcome.

  SANTOS7 19:49 21 Mar 04

slow winded but proccess of elimination might help,
turn off/uninstall apps in turn to see if your machine restores itself to when it was shutting down properly

  anon1 19:56 21 Mar 04

Get rid of the new items and then reinstall one at a time re-booting after each install (best practice anyway). Also try click here

  ened 07:14 22 Mar 04

Thanks to anon1

That was an informative page but did not resolve the problem.

I did learn that XP is shutting down and the problem is in fact that it is not powering down (reaches the final screen).

I am trying to avoid disabling/uninstalling everything etc.

I was hoping someone would read this and have experienced the same problem with one of the mentioned new additions.

  Microdot 08:03 22 Mar 04

I had similar problem when powering my ADSL modem
via a powered USB hub ie. it hung up on closedown.
Had to revert to powering modem directly from PC.

Any help?

Cheers de Art.

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