Windows XP Will not shut down after using CCleaner

Oct 31, 2007
  1. I used CCleaner to "Clean" my drive. It also has a utility for the registry where it scans for problem entries and fixes them, or should I say should fix them... After selecting "Fix Problems" I found that I now had more problems! Aside from everything running slower, now windows will not shutdown. To restart my computer I now have to open task manager and select one of two (svchost.exe) files running Network Service, end process and then I get a diologue box that gives me one minute to close running applications at which point windows then restarts my computer. What can I do to "Fix" this problem?
  2. Route44

    Route44 TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 12,371   +67

    There should have been a warning given about backing up your registry before continuing.

    Run Check Disk and see if that rectifies the issue.
  3. Fragrant Coit

    Fragrant Coit TS Maniac Posts: 579

    If CHKDSK doesn't fix it, try rolling it back to B4 CCleaner was run using System Restore.
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