Make Windows XP Shutdown Faster than ever

February 7, 2009 at 3:34 am (Tips & Tricks)

You can make your shut down process a bit faster by the following tweak.

Steps (Backup the registry file)

1. This step is very important.
Export (right click Export) the following keys and save it to a safer place.

HKEY CURRENT USERControl PanelDesktop
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControl

2. Open Notepad, copy and paste the following to the Notepad.

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERControl PanelDesktop]
AutoEndTasks=1
HungAppTimeout=1000
WaitToKillAppTimeout=2000

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControl]
WaitToKillServiceTimeout=2000

3. Save the file and close Notepad.

4. Change extension of the file from .txt (text file) to .reg (registry file).

5. Double click open this file and click Yes and the OK .

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