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Fast Shutdown v0.1

Get out of Windows with lightning speed

by Bob Thornton

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License: Freeware
Operating Systems: Windows 7 (32 bit), Windows 7 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows Vista (32 bit), Windows Vista (64 bit), Windows XP
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Languages: English
Software Cost: Free
Date Updated: 07 November 2012
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Fast Shutdown
Fast Shutdown

Do you find that it just takes too long to close down Windows. You need to close down all of the application windows you have open, open up the Start menu and find the Shut down option. If all of this sounds too much like hard work, the appropriately named Fats Shutdown could be just what you have been looking for.

This tiny, portable executable file can be used to shut down your computer with a minimum of fuss – just double click the executable and you’ll be shut down in a flash. To help make things even easier and faster, you can stick a shortcut to the app in your system tray for one-click access.

By default, Fast Shutdown will perform a ‘safe’ shutdown of your computer, but there’s also the option of performing a forced shutdown. The program has not UI, so in order to switch to this mode you have to get a little hands on and create a file called Fast_Shutdown.ini which contains the line force=y.

This is a program you will want to use with caution as you will not be prompted to save your work, but for those times when you just want to get out of Windows, it enables you to do so as quickly as possible.

Verdict:

A little risky, but possibly the fastest way to shut down Windows.

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WhatsApp Messenger 2.17.80

Free Full Commercial Software

WhatsApp Messenger is the world's most popular instant messaging app for smartphones.

You can use it to send and receive text and voice messages, photos, videos, even call your friends in other countries, and because it uses your phone's internet connection it might not cost you anything at all (depending on whether you'll pay data charges).

It's easy to set up and use. There's no need to create and remember new account names or pins because it works with your phone number, and uses your regular address book to find and connect you with friends who use WhatsApp already.

You can talk one-to-one or in group chats, and because you're always logged in there's no way to miss messages. Even if your phone is turned off, WhatsApp will save your messages and display them as soon as you're back online.

There's plenty more (location sharing, contact exchange, message broadcasting) and the app is free for a year, currently $0.99/ year afterwards.

What's New in Version 2.17.80

• Now you can delete messages you've sent by mistake. Just tap and hold a message you sent in the last 7 minutes, tap delete, and select "Delete for everyone." The message will be deleted for you and everyone in the chat. Requires the latest version of WhatsApp.
• Live location: now you can share your location in real-time with family and friends. Open any chat, tap the + icon > location, and tap "Share Live Location" to get started. 
• Fixed an issue that was preventing some message notifications from appearing on iOS 11.

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