Today I’ll tell you how to schedule your computer to shut down automatically after a certain time. So, this task may be proven very useful for all users of laptops and PCs.For example you are watching a movie and don’t want to get up to shut down computer after ending the movie. So, be happy! Here is a very easy way to schedule your computer to shut down automatically after a specified time given by you to your computer.
So you can schedule your computer to shut down automatically by using a command “shutdown.exe”. Now you may this that how to use this command and where to apply? Therefore I’ll give you the full step by step procedure to schedule your computer to shutdown automatically after a certain time. Now simulate the following steps :
- Open the Command Prompt by navigate to keys- Start\All Programs\Accessories\Command Prompt.
- Type the following command in the Command Prompt.
shutdown.exe –s –f –t 1800
- Now press Enter and close Command Prompt. You’ll see that your PC will shut down automatically after half an hour.
Do you know how this command work..?
This command “shutdown.exe –s –f –t 1800” will shut down your computer after 1800 second(30 min) automatically.
Here shutdown.exe is a executable program file that executes options –s –f –t,where –s causes to schedule your computer to shutdown automatically at a certain time given by –t option. Here –f used to force close the running applications without any warning.
In addition, you may replace –s with –r to restart your computer. Executable program file shutdown.exe executes –r instead of –s and provide a schedule your computer to restart automatically.