Does your PC take a long time to shutdown, when you actually want it to, within seconds? Here's a simple way to fasten the shutdown process, where all your active processes automatically end, with the click of 'Shutdown PC'. Let's begin by clicking on the "Start" menu on the taskbar. Followed which, click on "Run". In the "Run" window, type: regedit and click on "OK" Navigate to: HKEY_CURRENT USER\Control Panel\Desktop On the right side of the window, locate the key titled "AutoEndTasks" and double click on it and in the "Edit String" pop-up window, change the value data to "1" and click on "OK" That's it and you are done! Close the registry editor, never to wait again for your PC to shutdown.