How To Automatically close non-responsive programs

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Article ID: 555619 - View products that this article applies to.
Author: Soumitra Sengupta MVP
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When an application crashes then it stops responding and we have to end task it manually through the task manager. But we can close it automatically also through the registry tweaking.

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How To Automatically close non-responsive programs

When an application crashes, it stops responding and we have to end task it manually through the task manager. By this tweak one can automatically close any application that has stopped responding.
 
1]Start>Run>Regedit>OK
 
2]Now navigate to the following location:-
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\ Desktop
 
Highlight Desktop,on the right pane of the Registry Editor you will find REG_SZ entry AutoEndTasks
 
3]Right click on it and select Modify. Change the value data to 1.The default value data is 0.Click OK and close the Registry Editor.
 
4]Restart the System.
 
 

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Article ID: 555619 - Last Review: May 17, 2006 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2002
  • Microsoft Windows XP Tablet PC Edition
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