Improve startup & shutdown using registry settings


  1. Posts : 1,340
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       #1

    Improve startup & shutdown using registry settings


    I'm servicing a Win10 computer that's somewhat slow at startup & shutdown: other than that it runs excellently. I had an article once that showed how to improve them with some registry settings and I had used it on a couple of other computers successfully. Does anyone know how I can find the appropriate article?
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  2. WOT
    Posts : 471
    Win 10 Pro 15063.332 (ex-Insider)
       #2

    Hello,

    Just for the record, I have two (inexpensive) computers that are relatively fast (for the prices paid).
    My laptop can boot to my desktop in 8-11 seconds.
    My desktop can boot to the desktop in 9 -12.
    Of course the booting continues after the desktop is visible.

    And, I did not use a single registry tweak to improve my performance.

    I would suggest you start here:
    Optimize Performance of Windows 10 - Windows 10 Performance Maintenance Tutorials

    And if you need some additional help, go here:
    http://www.askvg.com/master-tutorial-to-make-windows-10-super-fast/

    Good luck to you,

    WOT



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  3. Posts : 5,200
    Windows 11 Home
       #3

    As for shutdown, I guess, you meant something like this? 1000 = 1 second.
    Code:
    reg add "HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop" /v "AutoEndTasks" /t REG_SZ /d "1" /f
    reg add "HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop" /v "HungAppTimeout" /t REG_SZ /d "5000" /f
    reg add "HKCU\Control Panel\Desktop" /v "WaitToKillAppTimeout" /t REG_SZ /d "5000" /f
    reg add "HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control" /v "WaitToKillServiceTimeout" /t REG_SZ /d "5000" /f
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  4. Posts : 1,340
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
    Thread Starter
       #4

    Thanks Tairiku, that is what I was looking for.
    WOT I know what you mean as I have 2 inexpensive Win10 & 2 Win7 computers: none of them give me "slow"
    But the way my friend uses his computer could be a factor. I'm not in the business of servicing computers other can helping when I can. I suspect it's just a matter of time a reset or clean install will solve his problems.
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