Disable Shutdown Event Tracker

When prepping your development environment, you may wish to disable the Shutdown Event Tracker. It’s this dialog: 

To disable it, simply open up group policy editor by Start > Run > Type gpedit.msc and Enter.
Navigate to Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > System.
Find the “Display Shutdown Event Tracker” setting shown below:   

Now select the Disabled box and click OK. 
 

To apply this new change to the current user session (aka, you don’t have to log off to apply the setting), open a command prompt and type: 

gpupdate /force 

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