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How to Shutdown/Restart Windows 10 without Any Prompts

When you shutdown or restart your computer, Windows requests every program and service to end their session and exit gracefully. If the apps and services are not responding to the request, Windows just kills those misbehaving services so that the system can shutdown.

Shutdown anyway

If your computer prompts: A program or app is preventing the shutdown process, ask you go back to save your work. When you find "Shutdown/Restart Anyway" prompts bother you, follow this article to make Windows system to auto end the tasks without any prompts.

Restar Windows 10 Anyway

To shutdown Windows 10 without Prompting "Shutdown Anyway" or " Restart Anyway", here's how:

Step 1: Open registry editor.

Press Win + R to open Run dialog. Type regedit and press Enter key.

Open registry editor

Step 2: In registry editor, navigate to this key: HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\Desktop. In the right pane of Desktop, create a new String Value named AutoEndTasks.

To do: click Edit > New > String Value.

Create a new String Value named AutoEndTasks

Then type in AutoEndTasks and press Enter.

Auto end tasks

Step 3: Double-click on the AutoEndTasks value. On the Value Data field, type 1 and click OK.

Set AutoEndTasks value as 1

Step 4: Close registry and restart your computer.

To make Windows 7 shutdown without prompting anything, see block Windows 7 prompting force shutdown.