Learn about shutdown error in Windows® 7
Are you getting shutdown errors in Windows 7? Find out how to solve the problem
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System from Microsoft yet. This is OS is not only simple to use but also very reliable. Windows 7 has features such as Windows Defender, Windows Aero, Windows Search, Windows Gadgets and also many system maintenance tools such as disk cleaning utility, disk defragmenter etc that would help maintain the OS in ideal working state. Problems can come up with the use of any Operating System and this includes the latest Windows 7 OS. Some of the issues/ problems that users might face with the use of Windows 7 include system freeze issues, shutdown or startup problems, application corruption, system errors etc. Shutdown errors are very common with Windows based operating systems and they might even come up with Windows 7. Shutdown errors usually come up when the system is given the shutdown command. Shutdown error problem with your Windows 7 system means that users would not be able to normally shutdown the system (power button has to be pressed for the same). This would also cause damage to the internal components and the OS might even get corrupted in the long run.
The following details mentioned below give users more information about how to fix Windows 7 shutdown issues:
- Repair Operating System
- Run antivirus program
- Clean registry
Repair Operating System
The shutdown error problem on your Windows 7 system might be because some of the system files essential for the smooth sequential shutdown of the system get corrupted in some way. The shutdown errors caused by damaged system files can be only resolved by repairing the Operating System using the default OS repair tool. If recent changes to system files have brought up the issue, then restoring the system to an earlier time would also solve the issue.
Run antivirus program
Another reason as to why shutdown error problem has come up on your system is malwares. Malwares such as Blaster worm are known to cause such problems by infecting system files and damaging them. Removing the malwares using an updated antivirus program such as Norton Antivirus or Malwarebytes Antimalware (malware removal tool) would solve this problem.
Registry of Windows 7 is the database containing information regarding the working of the system. Problems or issues within the registry can cause shutdown errors. All Windows 7 users having shutdown errors are recommended to clean the registry of the system as the problem might be because there are very large numbers of unwanted registry clutters and obsolete entries clashing with each other.
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