Schedule computer to shut down at a certain time at program startup!
In Windows 11, 10, ... is it possible to set the PCs are shut down at a specific time ergo implement auto shutdown option!
1.) Set the timer at program start
1. Start ► Don't Sleep choose the time ( ... see Image-1 Arrow-3 )
2. click on Options "Program Startup" ( ... see Image-1 Arrow-1 )
3. and select "Current Timer Clock" ( ... see Image-1 Arrow-2 )
Optionally, you can also manually enter the values in the Don't Sleep INI file ... see here
When the time comes then the selected action ( ... see Image-1 Arrow-4 ) performed: ... see here!
Please use always ► ... the latest version of : Don't Sleep!
(Image-1) Don't Sleep: Schedule computer to shut down at a certain time
2.) Change Value in the Don't Sleep INI file
Enter the values manually in the Don't Sleep INI file
Set the value of "start_timer" -1
3.) Example for the time 21:09:22
4.) action to take when the timer expires
| What happens when the timer expires!
Exit and stop blocking
Exit and Shutdown
Exit and aggressive Shutdown
Exit and Standby/Hibernation
Exit and Hibernation
Exit and Force Restart
Exit and Restart
Exit and Force Logoff
Exit and Logoff
There are phases in which the computer is left unattended, which takes some time. It is practical that you can have the PC shut down automatically at the end - for example, using a sleep timer. As is so often the case, there are various options. Windows has even built one into the operating system as standard, but it is not so easy to access. In addition, you should first be clear what exactly you want to shutdown the PC for automatically. This solution in Don't Sleep
is the Best for Advanced User and Beginner on Windows OS!
FAQ 3: Updated on: 12 September 2023 06:11
If you want the Windows Standby blocker translated into your native language you have to download the "Dont Sleep" first. Please click in DontSleep
The solution is simple to run directly minimized to tray without to see the main window Content: 1. Always start minimized in notification area 2.
Turn Computer off, reboot, log off, hibernate or standby and disable the prevent feature in Dont Sleep When you click one of the options via To-Tray menu
It is pretty easy to use start parameter e.g. program arguments in Dont Sleep for example to use for launch via batch file Content / Solution / Tip: 1.
The timer of "Dont Sleep" can already be set. Please first set the checkbox "Use timer". Then change the time, or set via the date and time fields see
If hibernation is active, then hibernation, if not, then standby, Windows 10 and 8.1 or other MS Windows Server Operating Systems Read this: ✐ . hibernation
You have started Don Sleep from the zip folder. And its probably in the "%TEMP%" folder of MS Windows. Likewise, you have activated the "Dont sleep start
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