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So recently my ISP has been monitoring data. I tend to fall asleep watching twitch or netflix, and if twitch has a streamer going all night my download usage stacks, even on low quality. So I am trying to find a way to make firefox (or chrome if need be) automatically close after 2 hours of not being touched. The problem thus far has been nothing detects that inactivity as long as the player is running.

So my question is, is there a program to turn off my browser after a set time I can use? Or possibly a way to shut off my internet at night after a set time? Because my PC considers itself active as long as the PC has an active stream going. It won't so much as shut off my monitors if a stream is actively playing/buffering.
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Set your PC to use sleep after 2 hours. Test it to work after 5 minutes for example, should work.
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Set your PC to use sleep after 2 hours. Test it to work after 5 minutes for example, should work.
It won't. It thinks the PC is active when I leave a stream running on twitch. It won't even shut off the monitors.
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It won't. It thinks the PC is active when I leave a stream running on twitch. It won't even shut off the monitors.

I swear, kids these days...

Create a Scheduled Task to shut down your computer in an X amount of time (assuming Windows).
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It won't. It thinks the PC is active when I leave a stream running on twitch. It won't even shut off the monitors.

I swear, kids these days...

Create a Scheduled Task to shut down your computer in an X amount of time (assuming Windows).
I'm 25 and because I've never used this, it makes me a child? I think you're the one who's a child. Most immature phrase uttered from anyone.

Thanks for the advice though. However if I am still awake can I make it stop? I want it to shut down when I'm not using it, and I don't always sleep with the same habits.
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Inability to take a joke isn't exactly a sign of (emotional) maturity tongue.gif

Well, if you don't want to make a scheduled task you could just make a shortcut on your desktop with
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%windir%\System32\shutdown.exe /s /t 5
where "5" replace that with the number of seconds you want your computer to shut down in, for example, input 3600 to shut down in an hour.
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post #7 of 9
Just download the free program "Don't sleep"
Thats what i use when downloading torrents and go to bed, i set the estimated time that the downloads need + an extra half hour or so, PC auto shutsdown after that! works very good.

http://www.softwareok.com/?seite=Microsoft/DontSleep
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Just download the free program "Don't sleep"
Thats what i use when downloading torrents and go to bed, i set the estimated time that the downloads need + an extra half hour or so, PC auto shutsdown after that! works very good.

http://www.softwareok.com/?seite=Microsoft/DontSleep
Literally perfect.
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Literally perfect.

Glad i could help! thumb.gif
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