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Speed up your shutdown in windows 7

In windows 7 you need to make some of the changes for speeding up your shutdown time is as follows:-Click on Start.
Open Run command and type regedit.
In the regedit go at the following Location:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Contro l

In the right pane, right click on WaitToKillServiceTimeout and click on Modify.
Type in a number between 2000-20000 (2-20 seconds) and click on OK.
Now Close regedit.
Restart your Pc.

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How do I restart or reboot my whole system and start fresh.I have a Dell latitude D430


Hi,
Dell not given facility to reboot. But command through you can reboot . To access the command prompt window from Vista or Windows 7:
  1. Go to the Start menu
  2. Type cmd in the Search field
  3. Press Enter
On a Windows XP computer:
  1. Click the Start menu
  2. Choose Run
  3. Type cmd
  4. Press Enter
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To restart your computer type: shutdown /r
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press down window key with and two time press "U" key.

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windows 7 will not start


First you need to try safe mode and check if you are able to boot to the system....
If not then ...

Note this issue is caused due to the boot file corruption and in order to troubleshoot this issue we will run chkdsk from Win RE (Windows Recovery Environment )mode and check for the issue, to do that follow the below steps.

To run check disk, you have to have Windows 7 DVD, boot the computer to Win RE from the elevated command prompt, and try to do a CHKDSK. You can follow these steps to run CHKDSK :

1) Use the Windows 7 DVD to start the computer in Windows Recovery (WinRE).

2) In WinRE, open a command prompt. To do this, follow these steps:

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currency format, and Keyboard or input method options, and then click Next.

3) Click Repair your computer.

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Hi Good day!!if you are using windows go to command prompt. press windows logo key + r to display run dialog. type cmd and click ok. in the command prompt type the following commands and press enter: shutdown.exe -s -f -t 0
-s = shutdown
-f = force shutdown closing all programs
-t = time in millisecond
0 = now you can change this no. to schedule your shutdown.

for ubuntu open terminal and type -sudo shutdown 0 you can change the 0 if you want.
Hope my solution help you!!

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Go to Start >> Run type CMD and click Ok
in the command window
just use the AT command:
AT 9:00 SHUTDOWN -f

the schedule service must be running while using the AT command.
But normally it word well

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