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Windows doesnt shut down properly

When i try too log off and shut down my laptop it doesnt close down it does everything it should dother than turn off????

anyone know how to fix this?

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Hi, maybe your system is corrupted, that's why it goes like that, you may try to repair your system using your windows installer. if you don't know how to do this. you better have your laptop repair by a professional computer technician.

Good luck, have a nice day

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

  • Winston John Badon
    Winston John Badon Feb 16, 2009

    hi, maybe your system is corrupted, that's why it goes like that, you may try to repair your system using your windows installer. if you don't know how to do this. you better have your laptop repair by a professional computer technician.



    Good luck, have a nice day

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