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Saturday, January 7, 2017
How to make Microsoft Windows automatically shutdown within a given time
want to automate the shutdown of your computer or laptop? I know your pain; it
would be great if you could set your laptop to shutdown without having to
install special software.
you've come to the right blog as you only need to know a little DOS and how to
use Command Prompt.
procedure is very simple, really. You first right click and create a shortcut
as shown below.
you enter the command “shutdown.exe -s
-t XXXX” and click Next.
give the shutdown timer a name. In this case I called mine “shutdown delay timer”.
will appear on the desktop as a regular shortcut as shown below.
activate, double click. It’ll then give you a band warning you of the impending
Note: if you mistakenly clicked on the shutdown times, load on the Command
Prompt and enter the command shutdown -a
to disable the automated shutdown. You can also assign a different image to the
icon and adjust other options in Properties.
the shutdown times is also a breeze:
1.Right-click the shortcut icon
3.Change the seconds value in the Target
that's it folks; never go to sleep with your computer screen running. Just
automate the computer shutdown. Sharing is caring so share this simple but
useful tip with your friends.