How You Can Set Shutdown Timer On Windows OS

- November 23, 2017

Our digital global is now absolutely relied on the net. We use the net to download files, encoding HD motion pictures and so much more. However, most windows OS users often search for ways to set a shutdown timer on their computer to shut down their computer automatically after a given time period.
If you work at night and looking for ways to shut down computer automatically, then this article is for you. We are going to share a cool trick to set a shutdown timer on your Windows computer.

How To Set Shutdown Timer On Windows

  • To start, right click on your Desktop and then choose the option “New” and from the drop-down, select “Shortcut”
  • Now on the shortcut type in or copy and paste shutdown.exe -s -t XXX. Here, XXX is the time that you want to set for your computer to shut down.
  • Click on Next and then it will ask you to name the shortcut file, here name the shortcut file as per your wish and then click on “Finish”

You will see the shortcut timer file will be created on your desktop. Just double-click it to start the timer. Your computer will automatically shut down after the given time period.
N.B: The time you set must be in seconds. E.g, 1 hours then you should enter 3600
This is how you can set Shutdown timer on Windows computer. Hope you like the post, share it as much as possible.