XP Laptop very slow during Shutdown

  peter99co 20:02 16 Oct 2008
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The Laptop when asked to shutdown goes past saving settings normally then takes ages during 2nd stage of shutdown. Took 2 hours recently.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 20:07 16 Oct 2008

Shutdown problems
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  Halmer 07:32 17 Oct 2008

ZA?

  peter99co 15:45 17 Oct 2008

I have to check out these replies. The Laptop is a friends. Thanks for clues. Will post later.

ZA not sure.

  peter99co 15:49 17 Oct 2008

I had a suggestion that it could be a worm but will ask him to check with Spy-bot to confirm.

  peter99co 15:42 27 Oct 2008

He failed to spot the SP3 upgrade and it failed because he closed down. He has since had another go and all was well. Stopped AVG during install and it is now complete. Back to normal running.

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