Tips to fix Windows® 7 failing to shut down issues
What are the reason behind Windows 7 failing to shut down? How can this issue be resolved?
Windows 7 has many editions like Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Ultimate, etc. All these editions have their own features to provide good functionality. All these features and functionality would help to increase the system performance. You may face some problems that result in failed system shut down in Windows 7 system. Virus infection, open application, hardware problems etc are the main reason for the failed shut down in Windows 7 system.
Some of the reasons for Windows 7 failing to shut down and tips to resolve these problems are:
- Virus infection
- Opened application
- Hardware problem
Computer virus is a computer program which is able to change the software programs or system files. Thus, you could not perform certain computer function properly as you could not startup your system, you could not shutdown your system etc. This is because these virus program change the content of the program file corresponding to those program. In order to solve these problems you need to install a strong antivirus program. Also, you must turn on firewall software while you access the Internet to prevent the virus attacks. Windows Defender would provide additional protection to your Windows 7 system.
Sometimes after you select the Shut Down menu from the Start menu, you may not be able to shutdown your system. This is because of the opened software. When you are working with your system you might interact with many applications installed in your system. Before exiting from these applications, you can not perform the shutdown process. Therefore, before selecting the Shutdown menu you need to close all open applications.
Damaged hardware also causes errors while performing the shut down process. Therefore, you need to replace damaged hardware with new ones. If your system contains hardware with incompatible driver software, it would disable the shut down function for your system. Before installing the driver software, you need to check whether it is compatible with your current system.
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