XP PC takes almost 30 minutes to shutdown

Microsoft Windows xp professional sp3 (o...
December 25, 2010 at 23:41:22
Specs: Windows XP Professional SP3, Intel Core 2 CPU 4300 and 0.99GB RAM
When ever I use my PC for more than a hour and when i click on Turn off computer it takes lots of time to pop up the shutdown screen and after it pop up and after i click on shutdown it takes around 30 mins and even more to shutdown my PC.

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December 26, 2010 at 01:42:55
SatyendraPV, I suspect you have lots of garbage that needs to be handled. That'd account for the slow response. Recommend you clean things beforehand by running CCleaner (get it free @: http://www.ccleaner.com/). It's fully configurable and fast.
If you need still more after that, FWIW, Windows seems to have been plagued with shutdown problems of one sort or another since day 1. I use a standalone shutdown proggie (for convenience) called 'Slawdog' (said to work on all versions). Get it free @:
among other places. Works good and I drag/dropped the icon into my quick launch so it'd be handy for use.
Ed in Texas.

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December 26, 2010 at 07:01:41
... been using SuperFast Shutdown (freeware) for years now without a hitch

... think you'll find it'll shudown faster!

Angel Decoy
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Grrrr... ...im

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