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Computer will NOT shutdown


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lawa001

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I am back, and after following several guides, nothing has worked. After removing Cycbot:b's, I tried shutting down my computer. Nothing happened. I tried doing:

Start>Shutdown

Alt F4>Shutdown

Start>Restart

Pressing the power button

However, it just closed all of my applications and remained at my desktop...

So, I tried using MBAM, and it came up clean. However, after updating it, it detected 2 infectious items. I tried to remove them, but it asked me to restart my computer. The obvious choice was 'yes'. I pressed it, watch my applications close and nothing happened. Also, when all my applications close, ALL my programs run fine, albeit suffering from slow performance...

I run:

Windows Security Essentials (Live protection)
MBAM (Occasional scans)
Windows Defender (Default)

ANY help is appreciated and welcome.

Edited by lawa001, 12 December 2010 - 12:12 AM.

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Try clicking the Start button, then typing in:

shutdown -s -t 0 -f

and pressing [Enter]. If it works, (i.e., your computer shutdown), create a shortcut with that command on your Desktop.

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BTW, to shutdown most computers with their On/Off button, you have to hold the button in for at least 4-5 seconds.
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Thanks for the fast reply, but a few questions:

1. If this works, do I just make the shortcut and resort to that everytime to shutdown?
2. Does this command help my restarts etc?

EDIT: I know this isn't asked for, but maybe you can help either way:

Why is OTL showing:

2.00 Gb Total Physical Memory | 0.00 Gb Available Physical Memory | 18.00% Memory free

Edited by lawa001, 12 December 2010 - 11:58 AM.

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Ok, just tried it. It's been about a minute, and I see no obvious result.
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Try using Windows' "System Restore" to return Windows to a previous state when your computer was functioning correctly.
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I would have done that, had it not been about a month ago...
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