There are times when one needs to schedule a shutdown of the computer after a predefined interval of time. Maybe you are running a virus scan or downloading something from the internet. Although some programs have an options for auto-shutdown after performing their tasks, many others don’t.
Scheduled Shutdown is very simple Java application that lets us shutdown our computer after a specified interval of time. With Scheduled Shutdown – we can shutdown our computer from a period of 1 minute to – 12 hours.
Shutdown Your PC After Pre-Defined Interval:
Scheduled Shutdown is a small (~1 Mb) freeware software. Once you install it you can access it via the start menu. The program has just a single window where you can set the shutdown interval.
When you set the interval you would get a notice about the shutdown interval in system tray.
Once you have set the shutdown the “Cancel” button is highlighted – You can click on it to cancel the shutdown timer.
If you cancel the shutdown schedule – you would be notified in the system tray.
As we can see above – Scheduled Shutdown is a very easy to use app and quite useful when you need a small program that would shut down or restart the computer after pre-defined interval.
Scheduled Shutdown features:
- It’s an Open Source Freeware.
- Its small and takes up minimum PC resources.
- Provides Shutdown Intervals from 1 min up to 12 hours.
- Provides notifications when the scheduler stars or stops.