How to Automatically Shut down your PC?
- 2016-07-22 08:05:57
article explains how users can schedule an automatic shutdown on their
computers after a certain period of inactivity.Automatic shutdowns ensure security
for files and processes and
prevent computers from running long hours for no reason.
Automatically Shut Down
to the Start menu and open Control Panel then open System and
Security>Administrative tools and launch Task scheduler by clicking on it.
on Schedule Task in the right side menu. You can name your tasks and also give
them descriptions. Click on the checkbox at the bottom of the page that says
Run with highest privileges.
You can set the frequency of
your task by going into the Task triggers menu. Tasks can be scheduled daily,
weekly or monthly. After setting the frequency of your task go to the Actions
tab and enter the location of the shutdown program by clicking on New. After
entering the program into Program/Script field, enter /S into the Arguments
field. You can view and save your automated task by clicking on Next and then
Finish. The window should not be closed.
Down PC after Inactivity
tasks are planned, shut downs can be scheduled after a period of inactivity.
This can be performed by adding a condition on certain tasks. Go to Conditions
tab and create a task. To do so click the check box underneath the box Start the task if the computer is idle for and set the time. Two other boxes can
be checked namely; shut
down if the computer is no longer active, stop if the computer ceases to be
idle to ensure
your computer does not stop when you use it again. After doing so go to the
Settings tab, and tick the checkbox: If the task fails, restart every 1 hour. Your
settings will be validated by clicking OK.