windows wont shut down

  JOHN 22:40 14 Jul 2006
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Just recently, windows doesn't shut down. It wont hibernate,restart or shut down. I have microsoft updates trying to install but to no effect. Any ideas please?

  Diodorus Siculus 22:48 14 Jul 2006

Windows XP Shutdown Troubleshooter
click here

  woodchip 23:04 14 Jul 2006

If you have a XP CD put it in the comp, then type

SFC /SCANNOW

in the Run Box press enter

  terryf 23:28 14 Jul 2006

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  JOHN 20:49 15 Jul 2006

Just after posting my query, Windows started behaving itself! This after 3 days of frustration!
Many thanks for the suggestions - they will be noted for future trouble.

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