Ack, XP wont restart or shutdown

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by kohoutec, Apr 20, 2002.

  1. kohoutec

    kohoutec Guest

    Can anyone help here? no matter what i do, xp refuses to soft restart or shutdown, i have to hit the reset button or turn it off. only been happening a couple of days, i cant work out why and its driving me MAD!
     
  2. Lonman

    Lonman Bleh!

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    Open a command window and type in 'sfc /scannow.' This will check for any damaged system files. Other then that I'm not sure what to suggest besides a repair or clean installation.
     
  3. kohoutec

    kohoutec Guest

    funnily enough i thought of that straight after posting this, and by a miracle it worked! Thanks for the reply anyway