WindowXP wont shut down Tags: Shutdown Windows XP Last response: May 23, 2010 5:53 AM in Windows XP Share Anonymous May 22, 2010 10:21:10 PM Hello, can't get Window XP to shut down, unless I depress AND hold the on/off button More about : windowxp wont shut adik559 May 22, 2010 11:25:43 PM can you be more specific? is the start button on the toolbar there? is there no shut down button when you go to the start menu? m 0 l aford10 May 23, 2010 5:53:29 AM Boot into safe mode with networking (F8 on startup). Download, install, and update malwarebytes. Do a full system scan. www.malwarebytes.org/ While still in safe mode with networking, download ccleaner. Use the registry tool to scan for issues. Repeat the scan until it has resolved all the issues. http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner If that doesn't solve the problem, check the event viewer to see if it's logging errors when you try to shut down. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedComputer won't shut down completely solution SolvedComputer suddenly shut down while rendering and now it wont turn on ?!! solution SolvedPC wont turn on, if i reset it, or restart it, it turns on only if i shut it down and press again solution SolvedNew PC shut down and won't boot up if power is connected to gpu solution SolvedLiquid cooler leaked, system shut down, wont POST with replacement. solution SolvedComputer shut down, now it won't turn on solution SolvedWon't shut down solution Solved[Unsolved] PC won't shut down - I'm gonna throw it out of the window solution SolvedMy laptop won't shut down solution SolvedMy dell latitude d610 xp won't shut down solution SolvedComputer (Windows 8) won't shut down? solution Solvedhelp ! system shut down,wont turn on again solution SolvedMy Computer wont fully Shut Down! Why? solution Solveddesktop wont shut down solution SolvedPC Won't shut down completely solution SolvedPC freezing and wont shut down solution SolvedComputer wont shut down. Mouse wakes it up solution SolvedMy computer suddenly shut down and won't turn back on?! solution SolvedMy computer wont shut down with the menu bar solution SolvedInstalled new motherboard - Won't shut down solution More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !