Shutdown not working on Windows® 7
What are the issues that can prevent the shutdown of a Windows 7 system?
Windows 7 is the new operating system launched by Microsoft. It offers plenty of features that help you to speed up your daily computing tasks. Windows 7 replaces its predecessor Windows Vista, which suffered from many problems such as pop-ups, notifications, and compatibility. There are many factors that cause the Windows 7 shutdown errors. When Windows 7 suffers shutdown problems, error messages start appearing on your computer. Your system would hang up and you may have to reboot it sometimes. Problems with the registry damages the hard drive, which leads to issues with system shutdown. Malware infection and rapid shock are some of the other issues responsible for the improper working of the shutdown option on your Windows 7 system.
Some of the causes of system shutdown errors on your Windows 7 system are:
- Problems with the registry
- Damages in the hard drive
- Malware attack
Problems with the registry
The registry of the Windows 7 system is the vast system database that contains millions of files and folders. As this registry is opened many times, the chances of corruption and malware infections cannot be ignored. These issues would often create shutdown problems on your PC. If you try to clean your registry with the help of registry cleaner, then the issues that cause shutdown problems on Windows 7 system can be easily avoided.
Damages in the hard drive
The damages in the hard drive would often create shutdown problems on Windows 7 system. When the hard disk on your PC becomes fragmented, the programs and the files split up and spread across your hard drive. As a result of this, your PC would slow down and it may lead to improper functioning of the shutdown option on Windows 7 system. Thus to fix this issue you would have to defragment your hard drive and also try to remove the unwanted files and folders from your PC.
The malware in the form of viruses, adware, or spyware can affect the performance of your PC. It can also cause Windows 7 shutdown problems. The one way to remove those malware from your PC is to guard it with some antivirus software.
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