Shut down problem

  golfpro 06:49 19 Sep 2005
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Last night when I tried to shut down my computer through the start menu as normal, it refused to shut down. after trying two or three times I gave up and shut down with the power switch on my PC.
This morning everything is back to normal. I have looked in Microsoft support, but there doesn't seem to be anything there appertaining to my problem.
Why would this happen, and why just once?
OS XP Home service pack 2.

  Diodorus Siculus 07:27 19 Sep 2005

Likely some process that was not closing properly... who knows why?

Take a look in the event viewer and you may find something. Given that it was a once off, ignore it.

  golfpro 08:29 19 Sep 2005

"Take a look in the event viewer and you may find something"

Where do I find that?

  Diodorus Siculus 08:44 19 Sep 2005

Microsoft Windows XP - Event Viewer overview
click here

To open Event Viewer, click Start,

click Control Panel,


click Performance and Maintenance,


click Administrative Tools,


and then double-click Event Viewer.

  Diodorus Siculus 09:52 19 Sep 2005

You're welcome

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