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Conrol Panel still active at shutdown

joddle

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#1
Every time I shut down my PC running W10 64bit I get the message saying one item is still running - it appears to be the control panel from the little icon but I dont have it running. I normally ensure everything is shut down before I close down the PC but every time this one item still remains waiting to be shut down which means I can't simply leave the PC to shut as I have to wait and then confirm Why does it do this? and how do I stop it?.
 

AWS

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#2
Do you know the name of the file? Can you get copy the name of the file and post it next time that happens?
 

Rustys

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#3
When you shut down are you still running anything or have just gotten to the desktop and not given the system a few minutes to completely shut off the programs that were running.
 

joddle

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#4
This is what I see - As far as I can tell everything is shut down before I ask it to close and I always get this message.
 

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joddle

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#5
It seems this icon is not for the control panel as I thought but for the task host (whatever that is!) - but I stll cant stop it appearing every time I shut down.