Shutdown automation, shutdown after given time

In a Windows machine there is a command to shutdown a computer after certain time interval.

For example, if you want to shut down your computer after an hour you can give a command in the command windows:

shut-down"shutdown -s -t 3600"

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

In Windows XP the procedure is:

1. Start –> Run

2. Type the command with the time in seconds

3. Let the computer shut down

There is another option to schedule shutdown by Task Scheduler in the Control Panel.


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