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5 years 46 weeks ago, 9:02 AM

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Win XP Question

My laptop started acting weird a month ago - it won't shut down on the first attempt. At first I thought it might have something to do with all the progs I had running so I closed all of them on my task bar. That didn't help. I go through the routine, get the drop down that asks shutdown, restart, etc, I click shutdown, the drop down goes away, and nothing else happens. The second shutdown routine always works. Any ideas?

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5 years 46 weeks ago, 9:07 AM

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When you are shutting down, feel for the vibration of you hard drive. Is it running? You might have a data miner virus. They are searching thru your hard drive. I had one this week and I just reset my computer to an earlier date. I have Windows XP.

5 years 46 weeks ago, 6:34 PM

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I guess I got lucky. Sam scared me with the possibility of a virus. Looks like I had a resistry problem & bought a repair program from RegCure. I'm back in business. These computers scare me sometimes!

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