How to shutdown window xp faster
When you shut down Windows XP, the OS tries its best to make sure that all services (they help run things like graphics, printers etc) are shut down. But there are times when they don't close, thus Windows XP tries to give it the chance to shut down itself. This amount of time that windows waits for the service to close is stored in the system registry. If you modify this setting, then windows will shut down the service earlier. To modify the setting, follow the directions below:
Then as under
1) Start – Run – Regedit
Navigate to the following Registry key:
HKEY CURRENT USER\Control Panel\Desktop
* Double click on the AutoEndTasks entry and replace the 0 with a 1 in the Value data text box
For the next two, if the dword value indicated does not exist, create it:
* Double click on the WaitToKillAppTimeout entry in the right pane and change the Value data to 2000
* Double click on the HungAppTimeout entry in the right pane and change the Value data to 1000
* If still having a problem, make the next change:
* Right-click on WaitToKillServiceTimeout and change it to 2000
NOTE :- The lowest value Windows will recognize is 1000 (1 second)More Tricks and Hacks ..
Now reboot or restart your computer, You will be able to shutdown your window xp faster.