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Windows 7: Force shutdown timeout?

09 Sep 2015   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
Force shutdown timeout?

Is there is some registry key that can set a timeout before forcing shutdown\log off.

The key HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop
AutoEndTasks to 1 - this forces log off\shut down(killing those apps that prevent the shut down\log off)
WaitToKillAppTimeout - I think this is what I need but it's not working.

Since my pc is really quiet,last night I though I turn it off but when I wake up(8 hours later)I saw that it's still staying at the screen asking me to force shut down or cancel.

I don't want to automatically kill the process without any time to cancel my decision to log off\shut down

My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Sep 2015   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello vsub, :)

If you like, you could create a forced shut down computer shortcut using the tutorial below with a timeout value you specify.

Shut Down Computer Shortcut - Create
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