Automatic shutdown



Is there a comand i can put in a batch file, so that when run, it will completely shutdown the computer. If i can get that to work then i guess i couls use the scheduler to set a time when my pc will shut itself down everytime. Thanks
Hmm, there is a thread about that issue here somewhere (searching...) Also there might be a timed shutdown option in your BIOS....
shutdown -s -f

-s = full shutdown
-f = force applications to close

There are a few more switches, if your interested type shutdown on a dos prompt.
I tried that and its shutdown the computer, but it doesn't turn its self off, like when i shutdown the computer manualy it turns itself off. And i checked my bios and nothing. I did see a article that said to have turn off also "Make a shortcut, and use this as the target:

%windir%System32 sshutdn.exe 10 /powerdown /DELAY:01"

but it won't let me put it in the target for a shortcut. something about target directory does not exist. and i am not sure if i can put it in a batch file. Thanks again
in windows 98 i used the following command (make a short cut to)

c:\windows\rundll32.exe user.exe,ExitWindows

(possibly may not need the rundll32.exe bit, try with first)

i havn't tried it on xp, cause i use a program called Hotkeycontrol XP

get it here

you can use it to set hot keys for shutting down and restarting and a bunch of other stuff
I got my computer to shut its self down and power off by using the command "tsshutdn." The full command discripotion and option is listed i nthe help section. However if i have a dialup connection running, it will asks if you want to keep the current connection alive. And will sit there till you answer. So i was wondering if anyone knows a command to close a dial-up connection. Thanks again
well the above program will (not the command, that doesn't apper to work in xp )

or this one

the actual command is
For a shortcut to RESTART Windows XP:
SHUTDOWN -r -t 01

For a shortcut to SHUT DOWN Windows XP:
SHUTDOWN -s -t 01

also at cmd type SHUTDOWN /? for a full list of options, including -f wich forces all to shut down with no warning

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