How to Speed up Shutdown Time in Windows 7


29.08.2009

Speeding up the shutdown speed of your computer is a very useful thing, especially since it can be done without much trouble by following these few simple steps.

Step 1. Go to Start->Run and then type in regedit

Step 2. In the regedit window go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetContro l, and modify its value to 1000

Step 3. Go to HKEY_USERNAMEControl PanelDesktop and set WaitToKillAppTimeout and HungAppTimeout to 1000.

Step 4 (optional). If you want to speed up the shutdown for all users, go to KEY_USERS.DEFAULTControl PanelDesktop and set WaitToKillAppTimeout and HungAppTimeout to 1000.

Restart your computer and you should notice a great speed improvement next time you will shut down your computer.

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