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Laptop takes long time to shut down (Resolved).


Best Answer Hari Prahlad , 16 May 2017 - 09:19 PM

Thank you so much for just being there and helping us out when we sorely need assistance. Salutes from India! Go to the full post »


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Hari Prahlad

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Hi,

 

My laptop, Acer Aspire E15 takes a long time to shut down.  I have Windows 8.1.

 

Please advise what I should do to speed up shut down time.

 

Thanks in advance.


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Hello Hari Prahlad,

 

Check Task Manager to see what is still running when you are trying to shut down the computer then post back and let us know.


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When an application fails to respond during shutdown a dialog box is displayed prompting the user to either end it now or to wait. Enabling the value AutoEndTasks will take care of the non-responding application without user intervention. This is often referred to as “Force Exit”. Please run the batch script as a administrator to close all running programs when you shutdown your computer. You can download the batch script from below url link.

 

 

"Close All Running Programs When You Shutdown Your Computer"

https://www.dost-tec....php?f=26&t=534


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Thanks phillpower2 and Freebooter.

 

This is the  error message that I get when I try to run Task Manager.  I am unable to open it.

 

"C:\Windows\system32\taskmgr.exe

The service did not respond to the start or control request in a timely fashion."


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Please reset Windows services to there default startup settings with the batch script from below url link.

 

 

"Restore Windows Services To Default Startup Settings"

https://www.dost-tec...c.php?f=10&t=46


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Thanks.  Will do.

 

The power has gone.  Happens when there is heavy rain in South India.  Will get back after power supply is resumed.  Apologies. :upset:


Edited by Hari Prahlad, 14 May 2017 - 12:19 AM.

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:thumbsup:


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Please reset Windows services to there default startup settings with the batch script from below url link.

 

 

"Restore Windows Services To Default Startup Settings"

https://www.dost-tec...c.php?f=10&t=46

I get a message saying "you must have administrator rights to continue."

 

Now what do I do?  It is my personal laptop but I work on office WiFi.  Should I ask the System Admin?


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Have you right click the batch script and select "Run as administrator".


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Hi Freebooter

 

Sorry for the delayed reply.  I told the office System Admin about the problem and he fiddled around with my laptop and he solved it.  However, he didn't tell me what to do if the problem arose again.  Do you want me to do something else?  Also, how do I put up a screenshot in my posts? 

 

Thanks for all the help.


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If all the issues resolved you don't need to do anything else.

You can upload the screenshot to Imgur.com image sharing website and give us the uploaded image url link.


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✓  Best Answer

Thank you so much for just being there and helping us out when we sorely need assistance.

 

Salutes from India!


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You're very welcome!


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You're very welcome!

 

Ditto  :thumbsup:


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