Force Shutdown

Force Shutdown

Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 15 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0
  • Total Downloads:
    32,496
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 11, 2002
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    316.32KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Platform:
    Windows

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4 stars

"I already use two click to shut down"

May 12, 2008  |  By jwc43

 |  Version: Force Shutdown 1.0

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5 stars

"Been using this software for years with excellent results."

May 01, 2008  |  By besancon

 |  Version: Force Shutdown 1.0

Pros

Simple to use and works perfectly every time.

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5 stars

"Handy little piece of software"

October 12, 2007  |  By redbad

 |  Version: Force Shutdown 1.0

Pros

Of course the fact that it is free is positive. It is convenient because you can simply use hotkeys to log off and walk away.. It is not something outrageously different but it is convenient.

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1 stars

"works but changes your user account settings!"

January 30, 2007  |  By iluvdave06

 |  Version: Force Shutdown 1.0

Pros

it does do what it says, shuts down computer very quickly without having to go & close each program.

Cons

it changed my user account settings! after a few times of using it, i logged on to find all my settings gone & panicked! did a bit of detective work & found that somehow an extra winxp administrator account was added & i had been logged onto it. I can only assume it was because of the installation of this program because it happened right after i installed it. So in conclusion i would say stay away from this product, if its capable of changing those settings without asking the user then it could do other weird things to your system. This could be an especially nerve wrecking for less experienced pc users who won't have a clue whats going on or how to fix it.

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5 stars

"Nice program and it is FREE!!"

July 24, 2006  |  By Pinkot

 |  Version: Force Shutdown 1.0

Pros

Easy to use and makes turning off the computer a breeze.

Cons

Haven`t found any yet.

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3 stars

"Some Quick-Start Bar Probs"

April 09, 2006  |  By dronex

 |  Version: Force Shutdown 1.0

Pros

Force Shutdown really allows me to shutdown quickly without waiting. Just tick the "Force Shutdown" button will be OK.

Cons

This is a good program. But it makes my quick-start bar got some problems. For example, I put something to the quick-start bar and I force-shutdown the computer by using the shortcut key that I set. But after I turned the computer on. I found that the icons had put to the end of the bar. And once, when I put some icons there before restart, it disappeared! Think before download~

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4 stars

"great tool and easy to use"

February 28, 2006  |  By f1fan

 |  Version: Force Shutdown 1.0

Pros

It is easy and the helpfile is helpfull

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2 stars

"Not really worth the download."

August 13, 2005  |  By YousafMS

 |  Version: Force Shutdown 1.0

Pros

This is a nice little program, and yes it does force the shutdown of Windows XP (most of the time). Sometimes it doesn't work, and Windows XP just hangs as if shutting down normally.

Cons

The hotkeys do not work & sometimes it occasionally hangs.

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4 stars

"Provides a very quick shutdown"

March 07, 2005  |  By ScottSF

 |  Version: Force Shutdown 1.0

Pros

You have to admire a product that does what it says it will do and does it well. This utility allows me to shut down the computer pretty quickly. I was worried about the potential to corrupt data from open applications and such, but haven't seen any problems so far.

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5 stars

"Does what it says"

January 02, 2005

 |  Version: Force Shutdown 1.0

Summary

It takes up a mere 100-200k of RAM, and makes shutting down, logging off or restarting that much easier, with a couple of clicks or even better a keypress combination. You can ditch it's system tray icon, and choose it to bypass those 'waiting for programs to close' delays.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Ergoworx
Publisher web site http://www.ergoworx.net
Release Date January 11, 2002
Date Added January 11, 2002
Version 1.0
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 316.32KB
File Name fs_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 32,496
Downloads Last Week 2
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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