Shutdown fast for windows 7

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by wtarkan, Apr 8, 2010.

  1. wtarkan

    wtarkan MDL Member

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  2. MadSheep!

    MadSheep! MDL Junior Member

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    useless reg tricks only
     
  3. pramu

    pramu MDL Novice

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    mine is taking just 10 seconds only and i m using windows 7 ultimate(x64). and i havnt installed anything to make it fast
     
  4. iamanoob

    iamanoob MDL Senior Member

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    TO DO MANUALLY
    * Click Start
    * Click Run
    * enter "RegEdit"
    * Press Enter
    * Go to:
    - HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE
    - SYSTEM
    - CurrentControlSet
    - Control
    * Right-click "WaitToKillServiceTimeout
    * Change the default "12000" to "2000"
    (12000 = 12 Seconds)(2000 = 2 Seconds)
    * Close everything
    * Complete

    * If you find that is not enough time for programs to save before shut down .. increase 2000 ...
     
  5. LQQL

    LQQL MDL Addicted

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    I never had a problem with slow shutdowns, but maybe this will help other people. Thanks for sharing anyway.
     
  6. aldinof

    aldinof MDL Novice

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    no problem at all with shut down time.
    just a few second.... :)
     
  7. aldinof

    aldinof MDL Novice

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    #9 aldinof, Apr 9, 2010
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  8. timesurfer

    timesurfer MDL Developer

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    Guys I think it's just cause it deals with probably registy stuff that it's flagged. I use avira too and got flagged also but I think it's safe. Maybe not though...lol

    Look at iamnoobs manually way which might produce similar results for quicker shutdowns.
     
  9. blackranger

    blackranger MDL Senior Member

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    WOW how can you guys control the shutdown timing?
    It surprised me!
    Is it possible to make it 1 second?
     
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  10. gamepoint

    gamepoint MDL Senior Member

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    @blackranger
    use .reg file that i've posted earlier..if u want to edit it..use notepad..change "wait to kill" values
     
  11. Rosco

    Rosco MDL Addicted

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    What is being changed is the registry key which determines how long Windows waits for a program to shut down itself before it terminates it anyway.

    When shutting down you probably have quite a bit of stuff in your system tray that you may forget about - internet security programs , email clients etc.

    You can force Windows to terminate them almost immediately BUT it is probably not advisable to do so.

    Choose shut down and walk away - who really gives a toss if your system takes 1, 5, 30 seconds or even 2 minutes - at least all your programs are given the opportunity to exit gracefully and not being shut down forcibly while trying to - say - write critical configuration files for example - why do you think M$ set the value so high in the first place - because they enjoy their OS being ridiculed for being slow ?
     
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  12. wiryawang

    wiryawang MDL Junior Member

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    #14 wiryawang, Apr 9, 2010
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  13. blackranger

    blackranger MDL Senior Member

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    my month "O",
    shutdown in 1 sec....

    I cant imagine unless I have a try.........
     
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  14. wtarkan

    wtarkan MDL Member

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    #16 wtarkan, Apr 9, 2010
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  15. yro

    yro MDL Addicted

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    I had some problems with shutdown time and i found the issue.

    Its about the pagefile. Its was disabled in my case. So I enable the pagefile and make it to be deleted everytime I restart or shutdown the system.

    The restart/shutdown time was about 1 minute. Now it takes about 8 seconds.
     
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  16. NST_Adventure

    NST_Adventure MDL Senior Member

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    Hi please respect someone's work no matter if they are useful or at least he works or contributes to the MDL Forum
    ;)

    Best Regards
    NST_Adventure
     
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  17. Disk2019

    Disk2019 MDL Member

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    Brother @wtarkan i have a query . are both domain sordum.org & sordum.net yours. i have seen a lot of difference between these domains . i mostly use tools posted on both domains.
     
  18. 3sidedcube

    3sidedcube MDL Member

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    #20 3sidedcube, Mar 15, 2020
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    Fastest way to shut windows 7 ....keep the power button pressed in ... lol

    on a serious note though it depends what you have running in the background when you shut your system down.. bedside's who care's just hit the power button and walk away. let it do it's thing and shut off.
     
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