Windows 10: How to disable "shut down windows" popup when pressing Alt + F4

Discus and support How to disable "shut down windows" popup when pressing Alt + F4 in Windows 10 Support to solve the problem; This happens when i click the taskbar or my mouse or no open window is selected and i press Alt + F4 so I get this. I know i dont regularly press alt... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Support' started by firechuchu, Oct 25, 2018.

  1. How to disable "shut down windows" popup when pressing Alt + F4


    This happens when i click the taskbar or my mouse or no open window is selected and i press Alt + F4 so I get this. I know i dont regularly press alt F4 unless i want to kill a process but I just want to disable this window, i remember enabling it but i dont know how i did it or i forgot. thanks

    :)
     
    firechuchu, Oct 25, 2018
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  2. How to disable Alt - F4 permanently?

    Hi. In my University people are pressing Alt - F4 on peoples laptops to annoy them. I wondering how I can permanently disable this shortcut without and external program. I'm fine with going into reg-edit. I have windows 10 and full control over my laptop
    (other than internet blocks).

    -Dante
     
    DantePaterson, Oct 25, 2018
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  3. Is alt+ f4 and shut down the same as shutting down from the start menu

    A pretty dumb question, but is it any different? For example:

    If I shut down the computer with alt + f4 and shut down, boot it, and then if I shut it down will it start updating windows automatically? (if I havent updated yet)
     
    KristjanBandur, Oct 25, 2018
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  4. How to disable "shut down windows" popup when pressing Alt + F4

    Taskbar in windows 10 hangs on pressing alt f4

    Thank you for the prompt response.

    For further troubleshooting, please follow these steps:

    • Press the Windows key + R.
    • Type services.msc then press Enter.
    • Look for the following services.
      • Windows Search, Superfetch, and Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS).
    • Double-click each service then click Stop if it's running.
    • Change the Startup type to Disabled.
    • Restart your computer.
    Let us know how it goes.
     
    Devlin Sco, Oct 25, 2018
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