Shutdown delay

  Newuser204 23:39 09 Feb 2005
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When I shut down Windows XP the shutdown message comes up plus the music within seconds but the computer can take up to 10 minutes to turn off. Anyone know why as it is a fairly recent problem/

  JonnyTub 23:40 09 Feb 2005

Probably your antivirus scanning causing the delay, more info on what you have running would help

  stalion 23:40 09 Feb 2005
  Newuser204 23:57 09 Feb 2005

Have looked through the subjects suggested by Stallion and thinking about it it does coincide with Service pack2 installation. When I shut down I have normally closed all programs other than MSN Messenger. I only use the Firewall than comes with XP but that was in the service pack2 also.

  Newuser204 00:00 10 Feb 2005

In response to Jonny Tub, I use AVG antivirus but I do not run it at shutdown

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