Slange 17:16 25 Jun 03

When I first click;
Start=>Turn Off=>Turn Off nothing happens, except any open programs may close, the second time I repeat the sequence Windows XP shuts down properly.

Any Ideas?

  Gaz 25 18:41 25 Jun 03

I heard of this.

sfc /scannow may solve windows but it could be hardware.

Umm, I will have a look around for you.


  Slange 12:32 26 Jun 03

Thanx Gaz25, I run this utility but it didn't find any problems & I still have same shutdown fault. (PS Its XP Professional)

  JoeC 12:49 26 Jun 03

to see if anything helps.

click here

  Philip2 20:29 26 Jun 03

Go to control panel click system click hardware click device manager click view click show hidden devices click on IDE ATA/ATAPI Controllers if it has a red dot showing enable this device if it is already enabled then this thread will be no use to you.

  Slange 13:38 27 Jun 03

Thanx 4 suggestions JoeC & Philip2, I have tried the suggestions but still have my problem. :-(

  ©®@$ђ 13:49 27 Jun 03
  scannerman 10:30 29 Jun 03

I had this problem and cured it.

What my problem was that Roxio DVD maker was not emptying its temp folder.

So what i did was empty every temp folder i could find and bingo Windows shut down quicker than ever before.

Maybe it checks all its folders before closing??

Give it a try as temp folders should be cleared after use anyway but they never are.

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