How to Improve Computer Shut Down Speed


If your computer is slow in shutting down, it can be caused by but not restricted to below reasons:


  • some programmes are stuck and refuse to close;
  • windows update is updating your system;
  • Registry errors
  • corrupted system files
  • too many junk files in system


Slow shutdown problem is a problem that almost every computer user will encounter. It can be caused by many reasons so there is no fixed solution. If your computer cannot be shut down or become slow when being closed, you may try below suggestions to fix the problem:


1. Uninstall some unneccessary programmes from your system

To avoid problems stuck in the shutdown process, it is always important that you delete some unused programmes from system. Some corrupted programmes are running backstage and will result in system’s repeated attempt to read the missing files. In such case, the computer will never be able to shut down.


2. Close the automatic Windows Update

Windows Update is important to keep your system safe and stable. But some updates will not be able to update through Windows Update center, and it will continue trying to install all the time, causing computer to be slow and unable to shut down. In such case, you will have to close the Windows Automatic Update center, and download the failed update from Microsoft download center.


3. Clean junk files

Not many people know how to do this, but it is actually a good way to keep the system and hard drive clean and healthy. Windows system already comes with a disk cleaning function.

Start button, all programmes, accessories
open system tools, find the disk cleaner
Follow the steps to clean the disk.
You can also use a registry cleaner to clean the junk files. Such tools are more helpful in removing those corrupted and unused items.


4. Use a system optimizer to clean and improve system performance

Virus and malware can corrupt the registry and cause numerous problems in your computer, including the shutdown error. System optimizer can detect and clean these registry issues for you. Any delay will lead to unimaginable more serious issues. Remember, 90% of the computer problems are caused by registry issues. So it is always recommended that you install a system optimizer to consistantly protect your system.