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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?


    gicio
     
  2. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 6,504   +6

    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??

    gicio
     
  4. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 6,504   +6

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