How to Speed up your Computer Shutdown

Computer Shutdown is slow on your PC? Computer Shutdown Problem or your Computer won’t shutdown?

Most of us came across such situations before where we end up waiting forever waiting for our Computer to shutdown running Windows. Your computer is running so many applications and tasks at one time that for Windows to shut down, it needs to kill all the current processes and tasks running on your computer. The problem is that Windows has a default timer or a buffer time before forcefully ending these tasks. Sometimes you might come across a warning message asking you if you wish to shut down an application on your computer. Now use this cool tip to greatly increase the speed of your computer shutdown and make the days of slow computer shutdown a thing of the past.

Dealing with slow PC shutdown times? Increase the speed of your Computer Shutdown

Using this tip, we are going to tell Windows to automatically shut down and kill all running programs or tasks running on your computer without warning you and reducing the buffer time I talked about earlier.

Step # 1: Open the run command by pressing <Windows Key> + R

Step # 2: In there, type in regedit to launch your Registry Editor

Step # 3: Navigate your Registry until you reach

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop

Step # 4: There find the key AutoEndTasks and give it the value of 1.

registry setting to shut down your computer faster

Note: In case the key does not exist, create a new DWORD by going to Edit, New –> DWord(32 bit value). There, for the value name, type in AutoEndTasks and give it the value data of 1.

registry hack to shut down the pc faster

Step # 5: Close the Registry Editor