How to set windows shutdown timer? Sometimes it happens to you that something important happens to you suddenly and at the same time you are doing something important with the computer and you can not leave it. So should the important work that has happened be canceled? No. Fortunately, there is the ability to set the computer shutdown time, which you can use in the Windows operating system to create a timer so that the computer automatically shuts down at a specific time. Undoubtedly, this problem has occurred to us most of the time, and in the continuation of this report, we will introduce you to the different methods of setting the windows shutdown timer. be with us.
How to set windows shutdown timer
The first method; Using the Run window
The first way we decide to introduce it is to use the famous Run window, which if you decide to use this method, you must proceed according to the following steps;
1. To run the Run window, first press the Win + R keys simultaneously from the computer keyboard.
2. To define the automatic shutdown of the computer, you must enter the following phrase in the empty box of the Run window. Note that the meaning of 600 in the following section is 600 seconds or 10 minutes. But if you want it to be on for more minutes, you can enter your desired number in seconds and then click OK .
Shutdown -s -t (number by time)
The timer starts as soon as you click OK, and the computer automatically shuts off when the 10 minutes we mentioned in this example are completed.
The second method; Using the CMD window
The CMD window, like the Run window, is one of the most useful windows that you can use in the Windows operating system to perform various activities. Therefore, if you want to use the CMD window, you must follow the steps below;
1. Search for CMD or Command Prompt window from the Start menu and run it.
2. Then, as in the first method, you have to enter the time you want with a phrase and then click on Enter from the keyboard, which we mentioned in the following section;
shutdown -s -t 900
As you can see in the image above, we selected the number 900, which is defined in seconds, and our computer will shut down after 15 minutes.
The third method; Using the Task Scheduler
But the third method that we decided to introduce to you is very different from the above two methods, but it is not difficult. However, we have fully explained it below;
1. From the Start menu, enter the phrase Task Scheduler and select the specified option from the results.
2. Select the Create Basic Task option.
3. Enter the name of your task, for example we recorded the name of the task Shutdown . Click Next .
4. Select how long you want this task to be applied. For example, we want to run this task only once, so we chose the One Time option. Then click Next .
5. Select the date and time you want your computer to shut down using Task Scheduler, and then click Next .
6. Select the Start a program option and then click Next .
7. In this step, click on Browse .
8. A path will run for you that you should not deviate from and you should scroll down a bit to reach the Shutdown option . Select the specified option and click Open .
9. In the Add argument field, enter the phrase s- as shown below. Then click Next .
10. Your steps are complete and you must select the Finish option to confirm the previous steps .
The Task Scheduler has now been activated to set the computer to shut down, and your computer will turn off automatically at a specified time and date.