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PC Hangs On Shutdown, what should i do?
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Mine has done that before when the windows install starts to get a bit old. I would just turn it off manually when it hangs.

I don't know how to fix it other than a fresh windows install.
    
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I know Avast! anti-virus used to cause this problem.
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dont have Avast and i REALLY dont want to reformat
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isn't there some special command that reloads all the windows files?
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Could do a 'repair' windows, but that is the last thing you should try.
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This can help:

CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE: : To ensure that Windows XP performs at its best all the time you can use the System file checker to locate any missing or damaged system files and replace them. Click on ''Start'' ''Run'' and type exactly WITHOUT quotation marks ''sfc /scannow'' and press ''Enter''.The windows file protection monitor will now scan your entire system for missing or damaged files.Keep your original Windows XP CD at hand as you may be asked for it to replace any missing or damaged files. Other commands that can be used for this step are:

System File Checker Utility (Scan Immediately) sfc /scannow
System File Checker Utility (Scan Once At Next Boot) sfc /scanonce
System File Checker Utility (Scan On Every Boot) sfc /scanboot
System File Checker Utility (Return to Default Setting) sfc /revert
System File Checker Utility (Purge File Cache) sfc /purgecache
System File Checker Utility (Set Cache Size to size x) sfc /cachesize=x
post #8 of 11
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Hmmmmm....

My copy of XP is legal, but i cant remember where it is. Would "any" XP CD work? or do i have to find mine?
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I think any XP CD should work.
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Good!
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