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Notepad

You cannot shut down or log off Windows...

 
  Description  
     
 

Notepad's SaveAs dialog needs to be closed (via Save or Cancel) before Windows can be shutdown.

 
 
   
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  Notepad 

 
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  You cannot shut down or log off Windows because
the Save As dialog box in Notepad is open. Switch to
Notepad, close this dialog box, and then try shutting
down or logging off Windows again. 

 
Typical location
  C:\Windows\SysWOW64\

 
Issued By
  notepad.exe

 
OS
  Windows 7

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  error 

   
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  Microsoft Corporation    
 
   
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On the taskbar, select Notepad. In the SaveAs dialog either complete the Save or Cancel and close Notepad.

 
   
 
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  FaultWire Staff
Posted: 7-Mar-2010
 
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Last update: 16-Mar-2010 12:51 pm