Sunday 6 July 2014

How to Shut Down Windows Automatically

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Have you ever needs to Shut Down your computer automatically after some specified time. Are you slept by keeping your computer ON and forgot to Shut it down. Then this post will certainly help you. You can now sleep or go to another place without worrying about your PC and it will shut down automatically after some specified time.

How to shut down Windows 7,8 or 8.1

In the case of Windows operating system there is no predefined key to Shut Down your computer after specified amount of time. For this this simple tutorial will certainly help you. Follow the steps given below....

*. Firstly Right click on Desktop go to New and select Shortcut.

creating shortcut

*. In the text box saying Type the location of the item type  shutdown.exe -s -t 1800 and click Next.(Here 1800 denotes the time in seconds after which your system will be Shut Down)

shut down shortcut command
*. Now in the Next field type the name of the Shortcut and you are done.

*. You can also change the icon of the Shortcut. For this go to properties of the Shortcut and click on Change Icon and select the icon that you want to set.

                                           select icon for shortcut

*. Double click on the created icon to start the process of Shut Down. It will be shut down after the time that you set.

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It is also possible to restart your system follow the same procedure and change the value to shutdown.exe -r -t 00

Same procedure can be applied to Hibernate or Sleep. For that the value is rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState 0,1,0

To Lock your system the value is rundll32.exe user32.dll,LockWorkStation

Isn't it very simple.....That's it enjoy this tutorial and share with friends.


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