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I have Microsoft Windows 7 Professional installed on my laptop (HP Pavilion G4 Notebook PC). Since a couple of weeks my laptop is not shutting down properly. When I click on the shut down button the ...
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When shutting my PC down, by going to Start->Turn Off Computer, then clicking Turn Off, I am taken to a "Windows is shutting down screen...". However, I often find that my PC "freezes" at this time ...
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why does “program not responding” freeze shut down on one machine but not on another?

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I've been very happy with my Windows XP SP3 box, but right now it is shutting down, and has been for 15 minutes, pausing while "Installing update 1 of 1..", this then changes to "Do not turn off or ...