Processes won't end

By whiternoise
Jan 18, 2006
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  1. Hi, this seems like an odd problem to me. When i quit a program, often the process does not end eg. Using WORD, closed WORD, checked taskmanager and the process doesn't end, even when i click 'end process'. This is infuriating because i have to wait five minutes for my PC to shut down.

    Any help, i'd be most grateful
    Thanks.
  2. alec

    alec Newcomer, in training

    I get the same problem! Can anyone help!?
  3. Peddant

    Peddant Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,644

  4. whiternoise

    whiternoise Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 99

    I tested it on my browser and it worked, however, there are still some stubborn apps that won't close. Thanks anyway, any other suggestions?
  5. SCHUMIinSA

    SCHUMIinSA Newcomer, in training Posts: 162

    Did you try end process tree instead of end process?
  6. Peddant

    Peddant Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,644

    I can answer that SCHUMIinSA-Yes.
  7. SCHUMIinSA

    SCHUMIinSA Newcomer, in training Posts: 162

  8. Peddant

    Peddant Newcomer, in training Posts: 1,644

    Yes,SCHUM he`s already tried those.He`s getting desperate.
  9. computer help

    computer help Newcomer, in training Posts: 86

    my advice

    1. turn of system restore

    2. click on start / run / msconfig /startup

    go in in to startup see all those boxes with ticks?


    send me i screen shot of that and ill tell you what to do next !!!!

    or give me your msn adress ill fix it for you !!!
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