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Hello everyone,

My mother is starting to get annoyed by me leaving my PC on all night to download, and fold. I was wondering if there was a "Timer" of sorts to shutdown my computer at a time specified by me, preferably before she gets up for work.

Does such a thing exist?

Thanks alot!
    
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I've had to use something similar before, and dshutdown worked pretty good for me

http://www.softpedia.com/get/System/...Shutdown.shtml
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You could always use Scheduled Tasks (Start -> All Programs -> Accessories -> System Tools -> Scheduled Tasks), and use Windows' built-in "shutdown" command. Basically the command you're looking for is "shutdown -s". Tell it what time to run, and your computer will shutdown at that time.

Here's a list of command-line arguments:
http://www.computerhope.com/shutdown.htm
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You can do it in cmd. its: shutdown /s /t (seconds)
But the max value is 600 seconds.
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Looks great

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