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Windows 7: Very Slow shutdown

28 Nov 2012   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 
Very Slow shutdown

I have been experiencing a very slow shutdown every time I shut down my PC. It takes about 4-5 mins to shut down. What can I do to make it quicker? I have attached the system specs. Thanks



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28 Nov 2012   #2

Windows 7 Professional x64 Linux Mint 16
 
 

You may have programs running that need to shut down and they are taking extra time.

Type msconfig in run, go to startup, turn off what you don`t need running all the time, go to services, hide all microsoft services, turn off what you don`t need running all the time. see if this helps.

Feed the Betta !!


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28 Nov 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

Yes, that's right... Running processes make PC performance slow and also slow start up and shutdown. We need to kill those processes which are unnecessary.
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28 Nov 2012   #4
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Go to Regedit and then to this key:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control

On the right side you should see:

WaitToKillServiceTimeout

If that value is more than 5000, set it to 5000.
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29 Nov 2012   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

I have tried above advice, but still same problem..! I have stopped any services that I don't need but still no luck
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