|Restart the Shell Automatically (Windows NT/2000/XP)|
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By default if the Windows user interface or one of its components fails, the interface is restarted automatically, the can be changed so that you must restart the interface by logging off and logging on again manually.
Open your registry and find the key below.
Create a new DWORD value, or modify the existing value called 'AutoRestartShell' using the settings below.
Exit your registry, you may need to restart or log out of Windows for the change to take effect.
|(Default)||REG_SZ||(value not set)|
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon]|
Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value: (0 = disable, 1 = enabled)
Disclaimer: Modifying the registry can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall your operating system. We cannot guarantee that problems resulting from modifications to the registry can be solved. Use the information provided at your own risk.
Last Modified: April 3, 2002