If necessary, turn off the computer after a certain time, you can use the corresponding function built into some applications, for example in the download manager.If such a program does not, you can do and the opportunities available in the operating system itself.
If your computer is running one of the versions of the operating system of Windows, use the computer to turn off specifically for this purpose utility of its composition.The executable file of the component of the operating system called shutdown.exe and is located in the System32 folder of the system catalog.This requires you to set the time of execution of the file.This can be done, at least two ways.The first of them is to use the command line interface.
Open by clicking the "Start" menu of the main operating system and find the line "Run" - by selecting this option, you will start a dialogue programs.If your computer uses one of the latest versions of Windows (for example, Seven), then this method call dialogue
will not be available to you - replace rollover Win and R.
in a single dialog box, type cmd, and runclick OK.This starts the OS component that simulates the command line interface.
Type in the name of the command-line utility (shutdown), then add two space key s, and t.Before each of them must be a dash, and then the second key (also separated by a space) must specify the delay time in seconds, run the utility.For example, to start the timer turn off your computer after an hour, you should type in the command line shutdown -s -t 3600.
Press Enter, and you will see a message with a timer counting down the time until the completion of the work- it will stay on until the beginning of the utility, which shut down the operating system and turn off the computer.
Another way to set the start time by shutdown is to use another component of Windows - Task Scheduler.Link to his discovery is in the section "Tools" under "standard" under "All Programs."But you can use to call it a dialogue and launching programs - press the key combination Win + R, type in the window that opens taskschd.msc and press Enter.
To add a new task to the scheduler varies in different versions.For example, in Windows 7, start with clicking the inscription "Create Basic Task" in the right column interface, and a window appears, in which the "Name" you should definitely enter the name of the task to become active "Next" button.Press this button, check the box marked "One Time" and again click "Next" button.
In the following form select the time and date if necessary, and turn off the computer and then click "Next".On the next page, just press the button all the same and not a new page, click on the button "Browse" and find the System32 folder in the file system directory shutdown.exe, select it and click "Open."In the "Add arguments" -s and enter the last time, click "Next".In the next window by clicking "Done" you start the timer turn off the computer.
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