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SREEDHARRAM - Latest answer on Nov 5, 2012 09:43PM
How Can we Shutdown our System By Setting a Shutdown Time.
For example if we want to shutdown my computer at 5.50pm how can we do it automatically.
Is it need any extra software. If yes please send me a good link for that.
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moins plus
thats simple command run by run command
"shutdown -s -t 20000"

-s for shutdown
-r for restart
-t for time

Owned- Mar 20, 2009 03:55AM
the max time for shutdown is 600 (10min)
larry- May 3, 2009 08:11AM
No it's not, I just set it to two hours (I'm using XP).
thc- May 15, 2009 11:37AM
larry is right, no upper limit on XP's shutdown. Vista's shutdown's limit is 10 minutes (600), but you can move the shutdown.exe executable from XP to Vista, and then use it unfettered with no upper time limit.
Her0- Apr 2, 2010 06:07PM
Thanks 4 the command
moins plus
u can set time from contro panel power option
through this option u can do restart, hibernate and shutdown to pc

nik- Apr 27, 2010 06:07AM
hahaha.. come on jaay..
higo9001- May 10, 2010 06:15AM
u can shutdown ur computer by doing this steps start + run .and type (shutdown -s -t 00)
the 00 refer to the time but in second u can put like 3600= 1 hour or whatever u like
the wise- Jun 6, 2010 12:55PM
are you use windows 7?
the command is not use "-" but "/"
so the command is : shutdown /s /t 00
in windows 7 the time is valid for only 0-600
MaskedTWilight- Jun 12, 2010 12:40PM
shutdown -s -t 3600 worked perfectly for me, and I have windows 7 Ultimate
Yoshi- Jul 16, 2010 03:58AM
Same. Just used this command and it worked: shutdown -s -t 2600
moins plus
Try this command..!!

for shutdown at 11:00am

"at 11:00 shutdown -s"

without Quoutes..!!

Sherazi77- Mar 11, 2010 12:43PM
Here is the way to shutdown pc on daily basis

1- Start Menu>> All Programs>> Accessories>> System Tools>> Shedule Tasks

2- Go to file menu and click Schedule Task

3- You will find 3 tabs, first one is "Task" , here in run type " shutdown -s " In "Run As" type

4- In "Schedule" tab, set your required schedule and press ok, If it ask for password just click ok.

Now its done.
moins plus
Better use Chrono Shutdown application ... verry practical and easy to use ..

moins plus
thats simple command run by run command
"shutdown -s -t 30000"

-s for shutdown
-r for restart
-t for time

Ram- Nov 5, 2012 09:43PM
s working . Pls give the steps for win 7 & server 2003 also
moins plus
I am work in an institute.
I have one problem.
student come in lab & work in computer but then not shutdown computer.
so, I search one utility suppose student do not mouse or key-board in 15 minute
his system shutdown.

so, please help & thanks

moins plus
first open start menu
then click on run
and type shutdown -s -f -t and second

moins plus
Create a batch file (e.g. shutdown_now.cmd) - (180 secs = 3 minutes)

:: Shutdown batch file. Designed to be run from Scheduled tasks at 17:50
@Shutdown -s -t 180 -c "Shutting down computer as it is 17:50"

Then create a scheduled task to run at 17:50 daily and call the shutdown_now.cmd script that you've just created.

moins plus
I have this issue set by making a script about abort shutdown but after, i added a shorcut key to end successfully (is not about viruses. Just testing softwares)

moins plus
easy, safe and free. downloads in minutes and no need to install (just place it on your desktop):

moins plus
Go to start, all programs, accessories, system tools, task scheduler. Click, create basic task. Name it, next. When, next. To the right of start, input 5:50 pm, click wanted options, next. Start a program, next. Under program, shutdown. Under add arguments, -s -f -t 0, next. Finish.

moins plus
For example if we want to shutdown my computer at 5.50pm how can we do it automatically.

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