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Force windows to make me close programs at logout

I want a way I can make my computer force me to close programs at lo gout instead of automating the process because I have a habit of logging out when I have something important up. Does anybody know of a way to make Windows tell me to close programs before logging out or shutting down?

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There is no such setting in Windows.

In reply to: Force windows to make me close programs at logout

There are apps that will autosave from time to time but Windows doesn't provide a native solution. You may want to write an app that resists shutdown. Here's an example.

Armed with this code you can extend it to only do what you want. Of course if you hold the power button you can override it again.

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I'll try and see what I can do with this. Thanks!

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Force Window to Close

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Before clicking on either restart of shutdown, Hold the Shift Key first and then shutdown or restart ...and only let go of the Shift Key after the environment as gone off.

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