Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Trick To Shut Down Windows Xp Faster

Trick to Shut Down Windows Xp faster

Many a times you would have found out that it takes a long to shut down the computer running windows Xp
Here is the trick to shut down it faster

Start Reg-edit. (by typing reg-edit in the run command in the start menu)

Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/Control.

Click on the "Control" Folder.

Select "WaitToKillServiceTimeout"

It will currently be around 20000

(Time in milliseconds which it waits to terminate a program)

Right click on it and select Modify.

Set it a value lower than 2000 and above 200

your Xp will now shut down faster
Caution:- Doing extra pranks (which is not suggested above) in the registry editor may be dangerous. 

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