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Odd shut down delay when power cord is attached

My Gateway mx6447 notebook takes forever to power down when my power cord is attached. It takes several minutes just for the shut down menu to appear, then an additional couple minutes to actually shut down. When not connected to power source, it goes quickly. I operate on XP. Any suggestions?

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  • joebarrett71 Dec 30, 2008

    Yes, all programs were closed prior to shutting down. This problem occurs even when no programs were opened in a session.

  • joebarrett71 Dec 30, 2008

    Thanks, I have done that more than once but got no change in the situation.

  • Dan rogers
    Dan rogers May 11, 2010

    Have you tried closing all the programs before you shut down the computer?

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How about running defrag? do this by right clicking on your c:\ drive in my computer and selecting the tools tab. Then you will probably have to run scandisk first but this might help

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    Dan rogers Dec 30, 2008

    If that didn't work you can try to go online and find a registry cleaner Like this one.

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