Windows 2003 server needs over 20 min. to shut down?!

By gicio
Jul 23, 2003
  1. Hi!

    I run Windows 2003 server. The server need over 20 min. to shut down.
    To restart need the server over 10 min..
    Is it normal?

  2. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +7

    No, this is certainly not normal.

    I would have a lookie in event viewer, I think you may have a moderately serious problem.

    Its likely that some driver is causing this, but its also likely that some service is not shutting down properly.

    I have Windows 2003 Server installed on my server at home, with numerous installated services, and do not have this problem. But I have experienced these types of problems before with Windows 2000 Server, Windows NT server, etc.
  3. gicio

    gicio TS Rookie Topic Starter

    How I can check which service not shutting down properly??

  4. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +7

    Well, firstly I would be looking in event viewer for signs of anything serious....
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