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How to Add "Kill Not Responding Tasks" to Desktop Context Menu in Windows


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This tutorial will show you how to add "Kill Not Responding Tasks" to the desktop context menu of all users in Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1.

The "Kill Not Responding Tasks" desktop context menu item will allow users to be able to quickly kill any "not responding" task processes all at once.

Note   Note
While you must be signed in to Windows as an administrator to be able to add or remove the desktop context menu, all users will be able to use the desktop context menu.


EXAMPLE: Desktop Context Menu

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EXAMPLE: Command Prompt
NOTE: This is what you will see when using the "Kill Not Responding Tasks" desktop context menu item when there are not any tasks running that are currently "not responding". If there were any not responding tasks running, then they would be listed as being killed instead.

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Here's How:

1. Do step 2, 3, or 4 below for what you would like to do.

2. Add "Kill Not Responding Tasks" to Vista Desktop Context Menu

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 5 below.

Vista_Add_Kill_Not_Responding_Tasks.reg

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3. Add "Kill Not Responding Tasks" to Windows 7/8/8.1 Desktop Context Menu

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 5 below.

Add_Kill_Not_Responding_Tasks.reg

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4. To Remove "Kill Not Responding Tasks" from Desktop Context Menu
NOTE: This is the default setting.

A) Click/tap on the Download button below to download the file below, and go to step 5 below.

Remove_Kill_Not_Responding_Tasks.reg

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5. Save the REG file to your desktop.

6. Double click/tap on the downloaded REG file to merge it.

7. Click/tap on Run, Yes (UAC Windows 7/8) or Continue (UAC Vista), Yes, and OK when prompted to approve the merge.

8. When finished, you can delete the downloaded .reg file if you like.



That's it,
Shawn