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I am having a problem shutting down my puter. It takes between 12 and 15 minutes at least for windows to shut down save my setting and completely close. Rebooting is a misery. I'm enclosing my system info and hj log that I just took after a reboot.
My system info:

Processor Information
Processor Intel® Pentium® 4 CPU 2.80GHz
Speed 2887 MHz
Number of CPUs 1
Family 15
Model 2
Stepping 9
Processor Features
FPU onboard? Yes
Virtual Mode Extension Yes
Debugging Extension Yes
Page Size Extension Yes
Time Stamp Counter Yes
Model Specific Registers Yes
Physical Address Extension Yes
Machine Check Exception Yes
CMPXCHG8 instruction supported Yes
On-chip APIC hardware supported Yes
Fast System Call Yes
Memory Type Range Registers Yes
Page Global Enable Yes
Conditional Move Instruction Supported Yes
Page Attribute Table Yes
36-bit Page Size Extension Yes
Processor Serial Number Present and Enabled No
CLFLUSH instruction supported Yes
Debug Store Yes
Thermal Monitor and Software Clock Yes
MMX supported Yes
Fast Floating Point Save and Restore Yes
Streaming SIMD Extensions Supported Yes
Streaming SIMD Extensions 2 Yes
Self-Snoop Yes
Thermal Monitor Supported Yes
Machine Check Architecture Yes
3dNow! No
3dNow! Extensions No
SSE MMX Extensions No
OS Information
Operation System Microsoft Windows XP Professional Service Pack 3 (Build 2600)
Memory Information
Total 1 GB
Available 421.57 MB
Total Page 2.39 GB
Avail Page 1.66 GB
Total Virtual 2.00 GB
Avail Virtual 1.94 GB
Socket Information
Version 2.0
Highest Ver 2.0
Description WinSock 2.0
System Status Running
Max 2.0
IP Address
Domain Name INSIGNIA
UDP Max 2.0
Hard Drives Information
C:\(Fixed drive) 149.04 GB
I:\(Fixed drive) 279.46 GB

Here us my hj log:

Any help would be appreaciated.
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Well, firstly I noticed you've got quite a few applications running. I'd recommend removing more than a couple of those from startup by clicking on start and going to run and typing "msconfig." Under the startup tab, filter through and deselect unnecessary items. Restart and see if there's any improvement at all. If that doesn't help, I'd go ahead and post that hjt log over in the malware forums.
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His log is clean, please don't post it in the malware forum

Read this

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first thing to try is using msconfig...startup tab and uncheck EVERYTHING except your anti virus and firewall...
next.... try manually shutting down all your open programs BEFORE trying to shut down...
nojoy...go here for the shutdown troubleshooter guide...there are sooo many possible causes...read thru them all first...
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Also for a system thats getting old and well used you should dump your internet history and run disk clean on your hard drives and do some defrag on the drives makes things alittle speedier
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Thanks for all the input. I will put your suggestions to use. It is good to know my hj is clean. I will keep it as a control to use against future screenings gefore asking for help. Thanks again.
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