Make Your Windows Shutdown Fast


To enable fast shutdown open the registry editor. (Start–>Run–>Regedit) and go to the key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\ System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Shutdown. Create a string key called FastReboot and give it a value of 1.

Create Shutdown Timer

Shutdown Timer, Shortcut MethodThere are two methods to do so. Follow the steps given below to create a auto shutdown timer:

Method 1:
  • Right click on an empty area on your desktop and navigate to new–>shortcut.
  • Now type shutdown -s -t 3600 in a box that says “Type the location of the shortcut”.
  • Note: Here 3600 is the time in seconds after which the PC will Shutdown. So, 3600sec=60min*60sec.
  • Click Next and type the name you want to give to the shortcut and click finish.
  • Now if you want to abort the above activated timer, again create a new shortcut by following the first step and then type shutdown -a in the box that says “Type the location of the shortcut”.
  • Click Next and the Finish.
Method 2:
  • In this method you need to goto Start–>Run.Shutdown Timer, Run Method

  • Now in the run command, type Code: at hh:mm shutdown -s where hh:mm is the time at which you want to shutdown your PC. For eg.: If you need to shutdown your PC at 14:30 hrs, you need to type Code: at 14:30 shutdown -s.
  • To abort the above timer goto Start–>Run and type Code:shutdown -a.