Ways to resolve shut down problems of Windows® 7
What causes shut down issues in Windows 7? How can these issues be resolved?
Most of the issues with Windows 7 Operating System are due to improper handling of the system. One of the common issues that affects Windows 7 Operating System are shutdown problems. The shutdown utility is the option available in Windows to turn off the system after using it. The option for shutting down the system can be obtained by clicking on the Start button. The shut down option will force programs currently running on the system to close, and thus turn off the computer. You sometimes experience some difficulties while shutting down the system.
Discussed below are some points related with Windows 7 shut down problems:
- Various problems
- Causes of the issues
- Tips to fix the issues
The various problems associated with the shutdown process in Windows 7 are slow shut down issues, system not shutting down, system unresponsive towards shut down etc. An unexpected shutdown also occurs with Windows 7. The shut down of the system sometimes causes a blank screen without shutting down. Windows 7 also displays some messages like ‘Some programs are still running on the system', and this prevents you from shutting down the system.
Causes of the issues
The programs still running on the system prevents you from shutting down the system. The applications that are running on the system which cause problems also prevents a shut down in Windows 7. BitLocker available with Windows 7 also prevents the system from shutting down in some cases. Another possible cause for shut down issues are virus attacks.
You should close all the programs running on the system before performing a shut down. Use the Task Manager option to close the non-responsive programs. Disable BitLocker function in Windows 7. Perform a complete system scan to remove the virus infections. You are also recommended to restore the Operating System settings to their factory defaults to fix the issue if the above mentioned methods do not solve the problem. The repair installation of the Operating System can also solve the issue.
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