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How to Auto Shutdown your Windows PC | Step by Step

Auto Shutdown your Windows PC in just a few simple steps!

In this tutorial we’ll explain to you how you can easily schedule your PC to automatically shutdown, restart or log-off.

We’ll go over multiple methods;

The first method is to install software designed to make automatically shutting down your PC easy.

The second method is to use a program that’s already install on your windows PC called Task Scheduler.

When using the first method, you will need to download the Auto Shutdown Software .

  1. Once you’ve installed the software you want to go to the “Task Scheduler” tab
  2. Select an option,
  3. Then select a day and time of which you would like your PC to Auto Shutdown
  4. Click on “Set” and wait :)

Congratulations you’ve scheduled you’re PC to auto shutdown when you want it to!

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The second method, with this method you need to search for a pre-installed program on your PC called “Task Scheduler”.

Finding this program maybe a bit difficult but we will show you how to find it!

For Windows 7 or 8 go to Start>Control Panel>System and Security>Administrative tools>Task Scheduler

Once you’ve found it double click on it and follow these steps.

Step 1: Click one Create Basic Task…

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Step 2: Give your Task a name for example “Auto Shutdown”

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Step 3: Select when you want your trigger to take place, every day, week or month?

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Step 4: Select on which day you want your trigger to take place.

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Step 5: Here select “Start a program”
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Step 6: In the program textbox enter “shutdown” and in the parameter textbox enter “/S”

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