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windows 8 release preview shut down error message no disk in drive winlogon.exe

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#1 UncleSpellbinder

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 11:38

* Clean install of Windows 8 Release Preview.
* HP Pavilion - Intel Core i5 - 3.10GHz - 8 GB memory - nVidia GeForce GT 520 (1 GB)



Every time I shut down I get the following...

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My "D" drive is my SD Card reader. So I inserted and SD card and shut down only to get the same error message except it stated "F" drive. :huh:
The only way for me to shut down right now is a hard shut down by holding in the power button.

Ideas??


#2 OP UncleSpellbinder

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 11:45

Seems I'm not alone: http://answers.micro...09-70d4d4b60efc

#3 OP UncleSpellbinder

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Posted 04 June 2012 - 12:22

For anyone else suffering from this issue, further discussion can be found here. Along with a couple of workarounds that seem to work.