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If you are still having problems after following Step 3 of the guide, continue with Step 4 and 5 and post in the Malware Forum. However, it seems that the malware is stronger than I thought. I'll post again when I get an answer. [emailprotected], May 8, 2008 #9 ~Candy~ Retired Administrator Joined: Jan 27, 2001 Messages: 103,706 Look for something that goes online to update, Right away, a few things disappear from the system tray, and nothing is running in the Programs pane of Task Manager; then nothing happens. have a peek here

Username or email: I've forgotten my password Forum Password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Community Forum All but VIrtual Clone Drive v5.4.5 failed so I uninstalled them immediately after I installed them. This is a warning for userenv 08-16-2009, 11:46 AM #11 darkkiller Registered Member Join Date: Aug 2009 Location: CA, USA Posts: 28 OS: Win XP I also Advertisement Related ArticlesWhy can't I log off, restart, or shut down my Windows XP machine? 2 How can I remotely log off from, reboot, or shut down a machine? 9 How http://windowsitpro.com/windows-xp/why-cant-i-log-restart-or-shut-down-my-windows-xp-machine

The time now is 05:30 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of This is often caused by services running as a user account, try configuring the services to run in either the LocalService or NetworkService account. If you're not already familiar with forums, watch our Welcome Guide to get started. I can launch new programs, fiddle with anything - the system's not sluggish - it just won't shut down.

When I click log off/shutdown/restart button, nothing > happened. The only thing I get is the black commandline screen flashes for about a millisecond, nothing more. May 27, 2009 #1 snowchick7669 TS Maniac Posts: 660 Did you uninstall Tune Up? Not the answer you're looking for?

Scroll down to where it says Windows Log off in the Program Events area, select it and choose "none" for the sound. If it can be solved through restoration, then why I will goto Malware advises, isn't it AHBOY?But still, In your case, the best way is to keep listening to the Malware I'm working on the repair procedures as advised by the Malware forum. http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/windows-xp-cannot-shutdown-restart-and-log-off-402389.html I'm so clueless.

I also checked that the AVG closes, wireless connecter and everything else but it doesn't do anything. I downloaded OTL but I can't run it. Right now, the computer is running in diagnostic mode where it doesn't load any of programs under the startup tab in the msconfig window. shut down from the welcome screen. (This is the only way for me to turn off my computer) Windows doesn't hang or anythign like that.

I think it's not a hardware problem. > -- > Work Harding> -- > Work Harding Ask a new question Read More Microsoft Shutdown Hardware Problem Windows XP Related Resources Antivirus check over here It would be highly time consuming. Word Association 11 » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118> 10.0.0.2> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. If you can't shutdown at this time though, a system component is corrupted.

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Some software will prevent shutdown, for example Virtual Machine software (I believe VMWare does, at least it does on OS X) will not allow you to shutdown / reboot while the Additionally there is little difference between this command and the Shut down option in the Start Menu. I suggest you read the 'Start Here' topic found here. Check This Out Apr 7, 2004 John Savill | Windows IT Pro EMAIL Tweet Comments 2 Advertisement A.

Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the Ensure tha the two wires coming from the front button are going to the PWR pins. Also said that nothing was running in the Programs pane of the task manager (so there's nothing on the toolbar).

Also check that the buttons are still physically plugged into the motherboard.

The malware forum has very helpful and patient teachers. up vote 4 down vote favorite Sometimes Windows (XP sp3) won't listen when I tell it to Restart/Shutdown/Logoff. Hope it works. I looked at it the event viewer its "Userenv" with a yellow excalmation mark. 2.

Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. Even if I wait an hour (it's not just slow - it stops). More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Russia France Germany UK Italy USA Subscribe to Tom's Hardware Search the site Ok About Tom's Hardware Advertising About this contact form jnibori, May 7, 2008 #7 ~Candy~ Retired Administrator Joined: Jan 27, 2001 Messages: 103,706 Go the start menu, run, type msconfig, and hit enter.

Click here to join today! more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Suddenly it doesn't want to respond to the shutdown buttons. I was told that System Restore would not change certain files and folders and these files and folders could contain the culprit, couldn't it? 0 #9 phillpower2 Posted 24 November 2011

Just as a precaution I would consider running through the 8 steps, just to make sure your system is clean of any nasties and they are playing silly buggers May Are you looking for the solution to your computer problem?