Shutdown your computer automatically after a certain time

In this article, we are going to show how to Shutdown your computer automatically after a certain time.

There are many programs that you should install to shutdown your computer after a certain time. But in this article, we are going to show to all of you, how to do that without using a program.

Sometimes you will need this action and we are going to show the easiest way for doing that. You are watching a movie at late night or listening music and you are afraid that your computer will stay turned on all night long.

This trick you can use when a download is completed at night and you do not want to get up. Or you might be aware of some power cuts. What ever you may need this, it is a very simple trick to let your Personal Computer shutdown itself after a period of time.

The period of time that you will determine however you want.

What you have to do?

It is simple and you can do it very easy, all you have to do is to create a shortcut, put a code and defining the time that you want to shutdown your personal computer.

First of all, go on to your desktop and click with the left button of your mouse to show the desktop menu as in picture:

Shutdown 1

Go to option New and then it will show what do you want to create. So we need to create a Shortcut to give the command to PC with a code.

Click shortcut:

It will show this on your screen:

Shutdown 2

Copy the code this code and put it to the section that writes: Type the location of the item.
“The Code: %windir%\System32\shutdown.exe -s -f -t 0000”
At last part of the code that writes 0000, we will determine the time to shutdown the PC. You have to determine the time in second.
So if you want to shutdown your PC after 2 hours: 2*60 minutes=120 minutes>120*60 seconds= 7200 seconds.
Shutdown 3
Go next>type a name for that shortcut>Finish>open the app that you have created in desktop and it will be activated.
Shutdown 4

 

 

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