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The Fastest Way To Shutdown

If you want to shutdown your computer right away you can go to START => RUN and type "shutdown -s -f -t 1" without quotes. This method do not let extra time for programs to save their data so maybe by using this method you lose some data but it is very uncommon. This applies to all versions of windows operating system. If you change your mind and want to stop PC from shutting down which caused by this method just type "shutdown -a" without quotes in the RUN. For making this even faster you can create a shortcut on your desktop and put this line in place of target "shutdown -s -f -t 1".

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ysstem will not back up, transient error, code 0X800423F3

1) Start the computer and press f8 on boot up and select 'Safe Mode without networking'.
2) In the start menu type 'cmd' (without quotes) and on the top search result right click the program and choose 'run as administrator'
3) Type "net stop winmgmt" without quotes and press enter to make certain the WindowsManagementInstrumentation (WMI) service is not running.
4) In the start menu click 'computer' on the right hand side. Go to the windows\system32\WBEM\ folder and rename the Repository folder to something else like OLDRepository (right click and choose 'Rename Folder'.
5) Reboot and restart as normal.
6) In the start menu type 'cmd' (without quotes) and at the top right click the program and choose 'run as administrator'
7) Type 'net stop winmgmt' (without quotes) and press enter to stop the wmi service.
8) Type 'winmgmt /resetRepository' (without quotes) and restart the system.
Reference: http://www.vistaforums.com/Forum/Topic14017-9-1.aspx

Jul 13, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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