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Old 05-21-2005, 12:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Best and safest way to auto shutdown at time xx:xx

What is the best way to automate a computer shutdown at let's say 5AM in the morning. A way in which it ensures the computer shuts down and is not stopped by a "You didn't save, are you sure you want to exit" message box?
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Old 05-21-2005, 01:01 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Check out this site here.

Shutdown.

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Or you could create a shortcut with shutdown -s as its target and set that as a scheduled task.
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Old 05-21-2005, 09:49 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Thanks for the quick inputs, problem solved :-D
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Glad to hear.

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I use the same thing, it works great

just make sure you set it to shutdown, not power off.
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Old 05-21-2005, 08:58 PM   #7 (permalink)
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You're probably not wondering, but just in case you want to know how it works, this program utilizes
Code:
shutdown -t xx
through cmd.

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