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Old 07-16-2006, 05:34 AM   #1 (permalink)
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making inactive programmes shut down quicker? you know when you get that box saying the programme isnt responding and theres a bar going accross and it takes a while to shut down, well i know theres an edit you can do to make it close down almost instanstly, just cant remember what it was?
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Old 07-16-2006, 07:30 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Can't be certain but it might be one of these

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop]
"HungAppTimeout"="4000"
"WaitToKillAppTimeout"="5000"
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Click on Start Menu -> Run.
In the Run text box, type regedit and then click OK or press Enter.
In the Registry Editor, navigate the following branch: HKEY_USERS\Default\Control Panel\Desktop
On the right panel of Registry Editor, search for “AutoEndTasks” registry key.
Double click on the key and modify the Value data to 1.
Click on OK when done.
Restart the Windows, the change will be effective.
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excellent, thanks guys
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One of the most useful tips indeed. I believe I can make use of it too.
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