XP SLOW TO SHUTDOWN ON LAPTOP



tom
07-10-2005, 01:06 AM
I have a laptop at work running xp professional.when you shutdown it takes
longer to power off then the others at work. they have the same laptop and
software as I do. I have no other problems with the laptop.
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THANKS TOM

Michael T
07-10-2005, 01:06 AM
I would start here
http://aumha.org/win5/a/shtdwnxp.htm

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Michael

"tom" <tom@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:11CC8123-3A4C-4E70-998F-A93EB33F6CD0@microsoft.com...
>I have a laptop at work running xp professional.when you shutdown it takes
> longer to power off then the others at work. they have the same laptop and
> software as I do. I have no other problems with the laptop.
> --
> THANKS TOM
>

Carey Frisch [MVP]
07-10-2005, 01:06 AM
Download and install UPHClean:
http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=1B286E6D-8912-4E18-B570-42470E2F3582

Utilize the following maintenance programs, at least monthly,
to maintain the optimum performance of Windows XP:

Description of the Disk Cleanup Tool in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;310312&Product=winxp

How to Perform Disk Error Checking in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;315265&Product=winxp

HOW TO: Analyze and Defragment a Disk in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;305781&Product=winxp

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Carey Frisch
Microsoft MVP
Windows XP - Shell/User
Microsoft Newsgroups

Get Windows XP Service Pack 2 with Advanced Security Technologies:
http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/protect/windowsxp/choose.mspx

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"tom" wrote:

| I have a laptop at work running xp professional.when you shutdown it takes
| longer to power off then the others at work. they have the same laptop and
| software as I do. I have no other problems with the laptop.
| --
| THANKS TOM


XP SLOW TO SHUTDOWN ON LAPTOP