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Windows 7 is very slow to shutdown

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When I shut down in Windows 7 the "Shutting Down" screen stays on for over 5-6 minutes. I have tried booting in safe mode but I get the same result. I have tried disabling third party programs and get the same result.

This is annoying when you have to reboot.
post #2 of 3
Try this:

Open the Start Menu, in the search line, type regedit and press Enter.
In regedit, go to:
Code:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control

In the right pane, right click on WaitToKillServiceTimeout and click on Modify.
Type in 1000 (or b/w 1-20 seconds, default time is 12000) and click on OK.
Close regedit.
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Hard DriveCoolingPowerCase
Samsung 840 pro Bong cooler / RASA waterblock Rosewill Capstone Gold 750 None 
MouseMouse PadAudio
cheap! Newegg box panel ibeats with onboard. 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X6 1075T w/2 cores locked @ 4.2+ M4a89GTD-Pro XFX Radeon HD 5870 8gb Samsung ddr3 1600 11-11-11-28@ 8-8-8-24 
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OCZ Agility2 40gb WD Blue 500GB Lite-On RASA waterblock 
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