Speed Up Windows XP Shutdown via Registry

By | May 2, 2011
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Some basic registry settings to help with speeding up Windows shutdown in XP.

=========== START OF SpeedUpShutdown.reg ===================

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]
"HungAppTimeout"="1000"
"WaitToKillAppTimeout"="1000"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control]
"WaitToKillServiceTimeout"="1000"

=========== END OF SpeedUpShutdown.reg =====================

Reference: http://www.computing.cc/windows-xp/how-to-speed-up-shutdown-on-windows-xp/

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