RE: Vista hangs indefinitely on shutdown
Linksys is not going to produce a Vista driver? Isn't that rather odd?
> I have the same problem and it's caused by the USB wireless adapter.
> Not sure whether it would also hang with a wireless card but you don't say
> what system you use to connect wirelessly. No cure at the moment. When the
> little circle stops spinning I unplug the mains lead. On reboot I believe
> that the necessary file saving which goes on normally on successful closing
> down must have been completed as the boot up is normal with no detection of a
> faulty previous shutdown.
> I use a Linksys Wireless B adapter but the manufacturer says it won't
> produce any Vista drivers. Using Windows XP (dual boot) the OS shuts down OK
> with the same USB adapter in place!
> "Lance" wrote:
> > Vista has run fine for months, but now it has started hanging on shutdown.
> > The shutdown screen appears, and the machine won't power off. I've left it
> > sitting there for over an hour, and still it doesn't turn off.
> > I'm running a Toshiba A135 dual core Intel 1.7 ghz with 1 gig of RAM and 1
> > gig from ReadyBoost on an SD card.
> > I have very few programs installed--really just the basics. The only change
> > I've made recently is to set up a wireless network. Could the Linksys router
> > be causing this?
> > Thanks!