Also, I am not and have not overclocked my computer. As you can tell, I am thinking that it is a software hang up from a bad app. This is a desktop computer, so not a battery issue. It could also be the user and not the computer. My question to the forum is do I care if the other everything but McAfee software is not starting up? Lets have a look at how Windows rates your system performance. I have tried a thousands things to fix this but so far no luck! Did try that and it shut down flawlessly.
I know Adobe Reader is running and maybe one or two other programs. I've put together these types of instructions before procedures with screen shots, etc , and after all the work in developing your solution, it takes time to post this sort of clear useful help. Whatever your reason may be, there are several ways to remove all options for shutting down or logging off a Windows computer. Click on Start, type in gpedit. This is a desktop computer, so not a battery issue.
I will check back in a couple of days. I will check each driver to make sure that I have the latest driver for each device. The easiest thing to do is to remove the Users group and leave the rest. The only mystery is why the problem cropped up only within the past couple of months. Finally, click on Start Menu and Taskbar. This indicate that this is not a hardware failure. We can work together to help folks solve problems.
If this is a laptop it could be a bad battery other then that as other's have said if it was hardware related it won't display the shutting down message. Supposedly the Asus mobo was one of the best at the time. Im sure you understand what Im referring to. I think I am going to dedicate my time in assisting you whenever possible. Avast Home Free - stop any shields you do not need except leave Standard, Web, and Network running. This tells you how to access the System Recovery Options - Vista This tells you how to access the System Recovery Options - Windows 7 Try StartUp Repair from Recovery Options How to do a Startup Repair Vista How to Run a Startup Repair in Windows 7 Method 2: Start the system in safe mode, and then use the System Restore feature How to Do a System Restore in Vista How to Do a System Restore in Windows 7 You can also do a System Restore by booting up with a Vista or Windows 7 disk. I have seen this answered with a sound card driver , an unchecked box in device manager.
If not, it won't hurt to do so. Stab in the dark, sorry. Thanks for the idea Torvald. Cybercore is very experienced with these types of problems, as well as myself. First i turn off the pc by clicking on the shutdown on start then it shutdown like normal but after the blue background it turns black and that's the last part where it should turn off but when it turns of it just turns on back again. To the best of my knowledge and abilities , I have all these things updated and drivers current and installed. I've been having trouble shutting down Windows 7.
So basically, I only have McAfee in as a startup program. Can we assume Windows is fully updated? Does Win 7 use this shutdown protocol by default. Then I remembered something someone said about programs running. Or you can make a Repair Disk. To do this, go to the following policy: User Configuration — Administrative Templates — System and double-click on the Prevent access to the command prompt policy and set it to Enabled.
Did try that and it shut down flawlessly. Tutorials I work on my Gateway while sitting on the couch. I would also check the scheduled task for possible things causing it. The few times I've seen where it shutdown due to a different hardware issue, like a short in the motherboard or a problem with the battery component, the computer just turned off, no graceful shutdown. Otherwise, my system is doing fine. It could also be the user and not the computer.
Here is the download link : Note: Its a Thirdparty application and not a Dell validated application. I changed the button settings so the power button does nothing. So are you saying that programs running in the background and not shutting properly could prevent Win 7 from fully completing the shutdown? Please if anyone has got any idea on what to do please help me. Or is that not possible. Automatic update doesn't find a driver for it.
If I need authoritative information on the history of the Roman Catholic church I will contact you. However when I restart into normal mode the folder is recreated!! Then zip the saved file and attach the zip to a post. I would answer a tenative yes. Also attach this zip to the post. When i restart, everything works but when i click the shutdown button It doesn't shut everything off.
There is a way to apply local group policies to all users except the Administrator account, but it requires quite a few steps. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I have tride all power mangement functions in windows and in bios -- I believe their is a problem with the motherboard, the only way to tell is replacement, found a new listed on ebay for 26. Also, if the monitors, mouse, and keyboard have usb ports on them that could be a source as well due to them being considered a hub and have the ability to maintain a systems up time if configured incorrectly which is a common issue due to people not knowing it was possible to do so. You are looking for a file that seems to be faulting. Now on the right pane, double-click on Remove and prevent access to the Shut Down, Restart, Sleep and Hibernate commands and set it to Enabled. I changed the button settings so the power button does nothing.