How to : Disable Shutdown Event Tracker in Windows 2008


 

The Shutdown event tracker is one of the most annoying features in windows 2008 to disable it follow these instructions

Configure the Shutdown Event Tracker

  1. Click Start, Run, and then enter gpedit.msc. Click OK.
  2. The Group Policy Object Editor console opens.
  3. In the left pane, expand Computer Configuration, and then Administrative Templates.
  4. Click System
  5. In the right pane, find and double-click the Display Shutdown Event Tracker.
  6. When the Display Shutdown Event Tracker Properties dialog box opens, select one of the following options:
    • Not Configured
    • Enabled
    • Disabled
  7. If you select the Enabled option, you can choose between the following options to specify when the Shutdown Event Tracker should be displayed:
    • Always: This option is self explanatory.
    • Server Only: When selected, the Shutdown Event Tracker is displayed for only Windows Server 2003/2008 servers.
    • Workstation Only: When selected, the Shutdown Event Tracker is displayed for only Windows XP Professional workstations.
  8. If you want to view help information on the Shutdown Event Tracker application, click the Explain tab.
  9. Click OK, and then close the Group Policy Object Editor console.
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