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How to Speed Up Windows 7 [Adjust Menu Show Delay and Application Timeout]

Ever wanted to make your Win7 faster when opening menus, or when ending an application processes. Here's a registry tweak on how to do that. But before that we should create a registry backup first in case you want to restore the original settings.

1. Start Type>REGEDIT then press enter. When prompted, just click "Yes".
2. On the File Menu click Import and then save it as "Regbackup.reg" to location you can easily access.
3. Close regedit
4. Go to Start>Click Notepad
5. Copy and paste the texts in between the * line to notepad.
**************************************************************
Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERControl PanelDesktop]
"AutoEndTasks"="1"
"HungAppTimeout"="1000"
"MenuShowDelay"="1"
"WaitToKillAppTimeout"="2000"
"LowLevelHooksTimeout"="1000"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMControlSet002Control]
"WaitToKillServiceTimeout"="1000"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMControlSet001Control]
"WaitToKillServiceTimeout"="1000"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControl]
"WaitToKillServiceTimeout"="1000"

[HKEY_USERSS-1-5-19Control PanelDesktop]
"AutoEndTasks"="1"
"HungAppTimeout"="1000"
"MenuShowDelay"="1"
"WaitToKillAppTimeout"="2000"

[HKEY_USERSS-1-5-20Control PanelDesktop]
"AutoEndTasks"="1"
"HungAppTimeout"="1000"
"MenuShowDelay"="1"
"WaitToKillAppTimeout"="2000"
**************************************************************

3. Save file as "Speed7.reg". Save As Type to All Files and Set Encoding to Unicode. Click Save button.
4. Locate the file on your desktop double click to open it. Just click "Yes" whenever prompted. And you'll be prompted that is successful.
5. Finally, restart your PC.


Thanks & Regards,
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