How to Schedule Auto-shutdown in Windows 10

In this article, you will learn how to schedule auto shutdown in windows 10.

You can easily do that on your Windows 10 computer without any thirty party tools.

Why do you have to use such a feature or how it will benefit you?

Let me explain! For example, if you are downloading a large file, in normal cases you have to wait until finishes in order to shut down your computer or laptop. By using this way you can just command your computer to shut down itself on a specific time and date in the future.

If you learn this little tip, you can do quite a lot, save some of your important and valuable time, save a little bit of energy, even extend your computer’s hardware lifespan by running them less time.

So without wasting your time let start the process with step by step instruction.

Schedule Auto-shutdown Windows 10 Using Task Scheduler

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Go to the Start menu of your computer and type Task Scheduler in the search box, which is located on the left-side bottom of your screen and then press enter on your keyboard.

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Now the Task Scheduler app is open on your on the Create Basic Task option on the Actions tab.

In the Create Basic Task Wizard name the task in the name box as you prefer.

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For example;  shutdown @ the specific time.

Give it a description as well if you think so and then click on the Next option.

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Choose or select one time option and click on the Next option.

Auto shutdown Windows 10

Set your date and time option for the task to execute itself, do pick a time and date and hit Next again.

Auto shutdown Windows 10

Type in shutdown on the program or script box, and then type the following command to the Add argument option, which is /s /f /t 0 and then hit or click on Next.

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Once you have done all the instruction then click on Finish.

Now you have successfully created a task that will automatically shut down your computer or laptop in that particular time which you picked from the future.

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