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Windows 7: Shut Down -Speed Up

30 Jun 2009   #20
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Absolutely.

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30 Jun 2009   #21
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

Now you have to find something that really speeds up the loading time for Vista to provide over there. I just got done looking over a laptop with 1gb of memory bought new recently with Vista preinstalled on it! A friend bought it new for his better half and wanted to know why things ran slow........ You know the answer to that one! I emailed a link for a pair of 1gb dimms to replace the 512s!

The reduction to 12000 on Vista even on the VPC proved worthwhile! Once you pause at the shutdown screen for a few ..............zoom!!! to the restart!

I found the same 20000 value in the XP mode registry as well. I lowered that one down to the 8000 mark and should see the same results there!

(Gosh I could have used this when the XP/Vista dual boot was on! )

Update: I went ahead and lowered it down even further to the 3000 mark. You'll notice a big difference in how fast you see the post screen come up if you are not simply shutting everything down. The shutdown goes a lot faster there too!


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05 Jul 2009   #22
messjess

Windows 7 x64
 
 

thanks, nice easy little tweak.
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05 Jul 2009   #23
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome Jess.
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05 Jul 2009   #24
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

It was definitely a great catch on that one! So far the low 3000 setting has proven itself!
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19 Jul 2009   #25
Bugs

windows 7
 
 

will try this out
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19 Jul 2009   #26
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

It's worth a look! In fact I just dropped it again down to the 1000 mark on the host install of 7 to see how that goes.
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20 Jul 2009   #27
AvenTis

Windows 7 Professional
 
 

huh .., it looks ok and very simple, but then i have a question, why MS don't make (for e.g 2s.) it as default settings?
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20 Jul 2009   #28
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Aven, and welcome to Seven Forums.

The time period is to allow programs enough time to close properly when Windows 7 closes them to shutdown. Some programs do no need extra time, or if you do not have anything running, then you do not need as much wait time. Microsoft is just playing it safe with the amount of default wait time. That's all.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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20 Jul 2009   #29
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

I keep the waittokill value at 200.
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