Nov 26

1. run regedit

Reduce the wait time for services to be killed

2. go to     HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control

set  WaitToKillServiceTimeout  to 1000

Reduce the wait time for user processes and applications to be killed

3. go to    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop

set HungAppTimeout to 1000

set WaitToKillAppTimeout  to 1000

Automatically end, terminate and kill user processes or tasks on shutdown or logoff

set AutoEndTasks to 1

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Jul 01

Go to Start –> Run and type Regedit
Navigate to:


Click on the “Control” Folder.
In the right window you will see this key WaitToKillServiceTimeout
Double click that key and set it a value
lower than 2000, we set it to 100. Reboot.



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