JSI Tip 9165. How can I adjust the time that Windows takes to display that the process did not respond after I press the End Task button in Task Manager?


The default time for the system to issue the 'did not respond' message is 5 seconds.

You can adjust the time by setting the HungAppTimeout Value Name, a string (REG_SZ) data type, at HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Control Panel\Desktop, to the number of milliseconds desired.

NOTE: See the AutoEndTasks and WaitToKillAppTimeout Value Names at tip 0033 ยป Can't shutdown without "killing" an application.



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