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Does anyone know a good way to speed up shutdown for Windows Vista? Ive tried one but it didn't do anything really.
 
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If you've got less stuff running when you shut it down, it'll normally go faster. Turning off extra services will also help.

Or, if you don't care what happens to your hard drive, you could just pull the plug.
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Shut down extra process and services. Vista is really fast at shutting down.
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Hold the power button.
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You want to speed up shutdown?
I already find Vista extremely quick at shutting down... but then again I don't really pay attention. I just hit the 'shut down' icon and walk away from the comp.
It's the startup that kills me.

Anyways, like others have said, turn off processes you don't need and close programs that you aren't using. That in itself should speed up the shut down process by a bit.
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It use to be fast but since I updated to SP2 Beta its kinda slow.
 
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vista is usually an instant (under 10 seconds) shutdown for me

some things that may help would be (as suggested above) to hold "Windows+R" to bring up the "run" entry line, then type "msconfig" and hit enter. From here you can disable some of the recognizable services such as "itunes helper/bonjour" or "adobe reader update service"....etc.

However, if the shutdown lingers for a long period of time, it may be a sign of an unstable overclock or a driver issue.
    
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