Windows computers are equiped with numerous hidden tricks and some of these are vital to human.Today we are here with a simple trick to setup automatic shutdown timer on windows 7,8,10 computers.
We all know there are sometimes you might be working with your Pc where you forget to shut it down and it will be working for longer hours.This is one of the bad practices that can damage your computer.When you set up a shut down timer on your Pc it can help preserve your Pc for long.Just have a seat and read through the procedures to set up a shut down timer on your windows pc.
Steps To Set A Shut Down Timer On Your Windows Pc
This guide we are giving to set up a shut down timer works with windows 7,8,10 computers.
Step 1. First of all Right Click on the Desktop, and then click on New.
Step 2. Now, from the drop menu that appears, select Shortcut.
Step 3. A new window will open. In this window, as the address, type these words in.
shutdown.exe -s -t XXXX
XXXX -Represents the time that you want to shut down your computer after.
Note : The time is calculated in seconds so if you want your computer to shut down in hours or minutes,you will have to convert the time to seconds.For example; 1 hour will correspond to 3,600s
Step 4.Now you can name the shortcut according to the timer or anything you wish.
Step 5.Finally click finish to create the timer shortcut on your desktop.
Note that if you want the timer to work;Just double click on it to start the timer.
You can always delete this anytime you want and create new timers anytime you like and according to your convenience.
In conclusion, this is the simplest guide on how to set shutdown timer on windows PC.We suggest everyone setup a shutdown timer on their windows computers expecially the those that usually fall asleep and leave their computers working overnight.
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