PC occasionally wont log off/switch off

  Tenacious Green 11:03 16 Nov 2004
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My 3 month old Mesh AMD 64 has twice in the last week failed to switch off or log off from desktop. It does not hang and I am able to select icons from desktop and do everything as normal except switch off/log off.

Ctrl/alt/delete shows nothing running and event viewer shows the problem as a warning, not an error. The Microsoft link in Event viewer explains how to switch off - soft shutdown or hard shutdown, but states that there is no known knowledge base.

I have searched forum and found some info but, nothing that seems relevant. The last program installed prior to this first happening was upgrade to AVG7 free.

Any Ideas.

  Sethhaniel 11:09 16 Nov 2004

as sometimes they are known to stop computer shutting down - especially 'Memory Sticks'
;)

  Tenacious Green 11:12 16 Nov 2004

The only ones that are permanently attached are my printer and dsl modem which have always been attached and nvere caused any problems. I occasionall attach a camera and Joystick, but neither of these had been used when this problem occurred.

  Tenacious Green 17:29 16 Nov 2004

^

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