Are you someone who forgets to power off your pc before bed each night? Most peoples recommend turning off your pc on a regular basis to save the battery life and maintain high performance. Luckily, on Windows you can put your pc on a schedule, so it shut down on its own! If you’re using windows 7 use the below steps to activate schedule shutdown in windows.
Steps to schedule shutdown in Windows 7
Step 1:- Go to Start > Control Panel > System and Security > Administrative Tools and then select Task Scheduler.
Step 2:- From the Action menu in Task Scheduler, click “Create Basic Task…”
Step 3:- In the “Create Basic Task Wizard” window that pops up, Type in a title and a description. Something basic like “PC Shutdown.”
Step 4:- Click “Next.”
Step 5:- On the “Task Trigger” screen, choose the frequency with which you want the Shutdown PC to run. For nightly shutdown, click on “daily” and click the Next” button.
Step 6:- On the “Daily” screen, enter the date and time you want your PC to shutdown. Click “Next.”
Step 7:- On the “Action” screen, choose “Start a program” and click “Next.”
Step 8:- On the “Start a Program” screen, type C:WindowsSystem32shutdown.exe in the “Program/script” text field.
Step 9:- In the Add arguments text field type /s.
Step 10:- Click “Next.”
Step 11:- Confirm your settings on the Summary screen and click “Finish.”
Now your Windows 7 pc will automatically shutdown at the same time every day/night. This prevent battery life. Hope you liked the article. If you have any doubts don’t hesitate to leave your question in the comment section. 🙂