From: BrianAlex on 10 Nov 2009 18:44
On Nov 7, 1:01 pm, "Jean Rosenfeld"
> Like I said, try UPHClean. It will speed up shut down if (as is often the
> case) some app is not releasing the User hive quickly. It can't do any harm,
> takes very little memory and is unobtrusive.
> "BrianAlex" <Brianori...(a)hotmail.com> wrote in message
> On Nov 6, 1:36 pm, "Jean Rosenfeld"
> <jean.rosenf...(a)nospam.ukgateway.net> wrote:
> > Have you tried installing UPHclean
> > service?http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=1b286e6d-891...
> > "BrianAlex" <Brianori...(a)hotmail.com> wrote in message
> > > XP Home, 768 RAM,1.8G P4 2003
> > > Lately the shut-down takes almost 3 minutes. Before it took only a
> > > few short moments,maybe 15-20 seconds.
> > > I tried all the usual stuff that I know about,ie. Disc
> > > Ceanup,Defrag,Error Checking with recovery,Virus check (Avast!),spyware
> > > (Superantispyware ) etc. and it still takes a long time to shut
> > > down,maybe even 5 minutes plus on occasion (it seems).
> > > Should I be concerned? Is there an easy cure? Thanks! BrianAlex- Hide
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> No but I tried "CCleaner" (but left the cookies and web page
> histories) and it still takes 5 minutes to shut it down.
> It takes 2:30 after "Start/Turn Off Computer" to reach the " Standby/
> Turn Off/Restart" page and another 2:30 after clicking Off or Restart.
> I'm wondering if this 2003 Dell is getting old or something.
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This program UPHClean won't install. If I save it(and try to open it)
then it says "network error,can't read..." and if I click "run" all I
get is a window with a black screen and a blinking cursor.
This is the 4th time I've posted this and for some reason my posts
don't post! Last try here.