How to force windows XP to close non-responsive apps and programs

How to force windows XP to close non-responsive apps and programs

If you’ve ever come across a situation in which a non-responsive [ frozen ] app or program has taken up all your resources and there was simply no easy way to shut that program down, you might want to try this registry trick to make windows automatically close all non-responsive applications and release the processor, memory and other resources of the system to be used by other apps.

Please make a backup of your registry, just in case something goes wrong, EVERY time you edit your registry manually.

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Windows Xp copy-to/move-to context menu registry trick

Windows Xp copy-to/move-to context menu registry trick

If you don’t have a “Copy to folder” and “Move to folder” entry in your edition of windows XP, when you click on any file or folder, you may want to give the following registry trick a try. Open a simple text editor such as notepad, and copy/paste or write manually [ though I don’t see why you would want to do that] the following entries:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\AllFilesystemObjects\shellex\ContextMenuHandlers]

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