Resolving Restart Hang Issue in Windows® 7
Is your system operating on Windows 7 hanging while restarting? Find out how to solve the problem.
Windows 7 is the latest operating system release from Microsoft. This operating system is superior than previous Windows based operating systems in many ways. Windows 7 is not only more stable but also more secure than other operating systems. Windows 7 also comes with many features, such as Windows Search Indexing, Windows Aero, Windows Defender, Windows Gadgets, two-way firewall and so on. Although, using Windows 7 is simple, there are some issues that may come up while using it. Some Windows 7 users may face the issue of system hanging when given the restart command. This issue can be very frustrating. The problem should be solved as soon as possible as it can cause corruption of the operating system as well as damage the internal components in the long run.
Following are some tips to resolve restart hang issue in Windows 7:
- Remove malware
- Repair operating system
- Clean system registry
The restart hang issue on Windows 7 may be because of the presence of malware infections within the system. Malware are known to cause such problems so as to corrupt the operating system. You are advised to remove all of the malware from the system using an updated antivirus program or a malware removal tool.
Repair operating system
If some of the system files essential for the smooth restart of your Windows 7 system get corrupted or damaged, the restart will hang. Such problems can be only resolved by repairing the Windows 7 operating system using the installation disc or System Restore tool. If users have a restore point that was created at the initial stages of system use, then restoring the Windows 7 to that particular restore point may resolve the issue.
Like all other versions of Windows based operating systems, even Windows 7 has a registry. Registry of Windows 7 contains information regarding the working of the system. As these entries are created automatically, obsolete entries may clash with required ones and cause system to hang while restarting. Cleaning the registry of the system using a registry cleaning software can help to resolve the issue.
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