Are there any registry hacks in Windows 7 and Windows XP that will make my computer shut down faster?

Er. jitendra kumar June 7, 2013
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How to fast shutdown Windows with help of changing of registry?

  1. dragonmouth
    June 7, 2013 at 10:59 pm

    You can stop unneeded services and programs from starting. If they don't start, they do not have to be shut down. This will not only speed up Shutdown but Startup as well.

  2. Alan Wade
    June 7, 2013 at 5:38 pm

    Setting the time out to zero will speed up the shutdown process.

  3. Patrick J
    June 7, 2013 at 10:36 am

    Well, it can be done by a simple command in the Run dialouge or using a batch file!

    Save a file as anythinghere.bat or run the following command using the Run dialouge (winkey + R) as follows:

    shhutdown -s -f

    Here, -f means forced shutdown, so, the overall process will be speed up! So it is a much safer thing to do.

    I hope this helps.

    • Bruce Epper
      June 8, 2013 at 1:14 am

      A forced shutdown will also terminate all running applictions and processes without prompting to save any unsaved data. In a professional setting, I have seen this cause problems with system processes that didn't shut down fast enough resulting in failure to boot the machine later (both Win2K and XP), so use it with caution.

    • Patrick J
      June 8, 2013 at 2:39 pm

      You are right, but since the question was for a faster shut down, so this is something has to be paid against speed!

  4. ha14
    June 7, 2013 at 9:09 am

    shutting down windows is a process and must finish to do what it should be done otherwise you can experience instability.

    Fix Windows system performance problems on slow Windows computers
    http://support.microsoft.com/mats/slow_windows_performance

    Quick Ways to Shut Down Windows
    http://www.techsupportalert.com/content/quick-ways-shut-down-windows.htm

  5. Bogdan Radu
    June 7, 2013 at 8:41 am
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