How to Schedule Computer Shutdown After Specific Period of Time

Today, I am gonna show you how to schedule your computer to shutdown at any time by using Windows Task Scheduler.

Follow the steps Shown below:

1. first, open notepad and type c:\windows\system32\shutdown -s -t 60. It will shutdown your computer in 1 minute.

2. Save it as .bat extension. For example shutdown.bat

After you created .bat file,

Go to Start => All Programs => Accessories => System Tools => and open Task Scheduler

In the Task Scheduler window,

– click Create Basic Task…

– Type name of task and description, click Next

– Choose Radio button as you like, click Next

– Set your Scheduler Date and Time, and click Next.

– Choose Start a Program, click Next button.

– Browse the .bat file you created earlier. In my case shutdown.bat

– Click Next and Finish button.


To abort shutdown:

– Go to Start => Run

– And, in the Run Dialog Box type shutdown -a        or       In command Prompt.

That’s it…

If you have any questions, you can comment below.

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