Slow to shut down

When I select restart or quit Windows 7 as it often happens that he does not do the former after 30 seconds. He exit my applications (if I have any running) that he should do when you shut down Windows.

Why? Is there anything I can do?


New Member
likely a program or service that is still running , you could try to edit your registry or apply this regedit ?

copy paste this text inside the quotes
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

into a notepad then save it and change the file extension from . txt to .reg then apply it , If your unsure what your doing I wouldnt try it and I would also suggest you backup your registry or that reg file before you change anything ;)

ask here if you require any help with it ?

Okej, i have edited WaitToKillServiceTimeout now to 2000. I hope it working.

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Essential Member
Yes, I believe ichymay is correct.

You might want to open task manager by right-clicking on the taskbar and see what programs are running.

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