open up the PC while its shutting down and listen to hear if the harddrive sounds like its running normally. If you hear any clicking sounds and like hanging sounds, then you know you have a problem with the harddrive.
Also, check the background tasks...are you installing updates??
If i were you, go out and get a new harddrive...and see if it still takes awhile to shut down.
Also how much ram are you running?
Originally Posted by rifle
Maybe it's overheating?
would over heating slow down a shutdown? i thought if a pc was overheating it would shut off instantly?
Desktop - DualBoot: Fedora 15/Windows 7 64bit
Netbook - Windows 7 Professional
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