imac freezes on shut down

polo3400

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May 17, 2010
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hey,
i have an imac with 500gb hdd 3.06 ghz and 4gb ram, im running os x 10.6.4 snow leopard. every time i go to shut down the whole computer freezes i cant click anything, all i see is the wallpaper and nothing is running when i click shut down. anyone got any ideas that can help me ? thanks in advance :)
 

Hellhammer

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Dec 10, 2008
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Does it shutdown or does it hang on the wallpaper? It's completely normal that you can't do anything while shutting down but if it takes a long time or needs force shut down to shut down, then it isn't normal
 

3rd Doctor

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Dec 4, 2009
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I remember having a similar problem, it was to do with documents in the print queue, make sure your print queue is empty and that there are no outstanding print jobs.
 
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