You can time a shutdown on your computer easily by creating a short vbscript that contains either only the shutdown command, or a shutdown command with an integrated second timer. If you do not add a timer, you can also use Windows' Schedule Tasks function to have the computer shutdown at a specific time. The vbscript to shutdown looks like this:

Set objShell = wscript.CreateObject("wscript.Shell")"shutdown /s")

If you want a timer, add

/t xxx

to the quoted expression in the second line, where x is the number of seconds to count down. Enter this code into a notepad and save the file as .vbs. Do not save it as text file.

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2 thoughts on “Timed Shutdown on Windows

  • June 26, 2013 at 1:40 pm

    I am amazed and pleased by the work performed by this script file

  • June 26, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    please send us the script code


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