Schedule Windows 8 to Shutdown

It is very important to save energy for future. It has been noticed that a lot of energy is wasted by idle computers. When you are not using your computer then it is best practice to shut it down so that energy that it consumes can be saved. As a computer user you might have encountered situations where some program is being installed and it is going to take longer time and you have no time to wait till this installation process gets completed. On such occasions, there is damn need of software which can automatically Shutdown your computer without your interaction. This can be achieved by scheduling your computer to Shutdown after certain specified period of time. Remo MORE is a utility which can schedule your computer to be shutdown automatically.

Why to schedule computer to shutdown?

Well, there are many occasions where you need to schedule your computer to be Shutdown automatically. Suppose your computer’s hard drive is containing large amount of data. You want to transfer this data to an external drive for back up purpose or carrying them to somewhere else, since this data is large in amount so it will take a considerable amount of time. You have to wait till the completion of process for shutting down your computer after the use. Apart from this, if you are downloading your favourite movie and your Internet connection is slow then it is going to take a longer time. If want to sleep or you have no time to wait till the completion of this downloading process then scheduler comes into picture. This can make you free from waiting for the completion of process and you can do some another work in this time spare. Once the on-going process gets finished, your computer will automatically Shutdown. Thus, it is really a beneficially to schedule your computer to Shutdown automatically after successful completion of work.

Apart from this another aspect behind shutting down your Windows 8 computer is to save power. If a work is going on your computer and you do not have time to Shutdown computer manually after the completion of work then a lot of energy is wasted.

Important things to keep in mind while scheduling your computer to shutdown automatically

While you are scheduling a computer to be shutdown, there are some points which you need to keep in your mind, first thing you should always add half an hour more to the automatic schedule timer, in case your data transfer process speed vary or your internet connection gets slow then it could take longer time than estimated time. Windows 8 by itself provides option to schedule the shutdown process. Unfortunately the method is quiet a tough nut to break.

How to schedule shutting down process in Windows 8 using inbuilt options?

Step 1: Open "Task scheduler" process using command prompt or control panel option which can be found in Administrative tools folder

Open the task scheduler

Figure 1: Open the task scheduler

Step 2: In the right side choose the option "Create basic task"

Step 3: Give a name and description for the automatic shutdown process

create a basic task

Figure 2: Open the task scheduler and create a basic task

Step 4: Customize the shutdown execution settings

Customize the settings

Figure 3: Customize the settings

Step 5: Browse and add the program called shutdown.exe from the location "C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe"

Browse the shutdown exe file from the following location

Figure 4: Browse the shutdown.exe file

Step 6: Check and complete the auto shutdown process

Verify and finish the Automatic shutdown process

Figure 5: Verify and finish the Automatic shutdown process

Now the Windows 8 shutdown process is scheduled automatically. Unfortunately there is no guarantee that this will work for cent percent because there are several internal and external factors to distort the scheduler and scheduled tasks such as viruses, misconfigured settings, etc. So it is better to leave the job to a third party software like Remo MORE.

Remo MORE is a brainchild of highly qualified software professionals, which helps you to schedule your Windows 8 computer to be Shutdown automatically. It uses a special algorithm which helps you out in scheduling Windows 8 computer. It has a gained much popularity among the users across the world for its superb performance. Thus, if you are looking for a tool to schedule your Windows 8 computer to be shutdown then try out our Remo MORE suite it can easily schedule for shutting down.

Simple steps to schedule Window 8 shutdown:

  1. Download and install Remo MORE software on your system and launch it. After launching select "Manage" option from home screen. From the next screen select "Shutdown Manager" option to schedule your Windows to shutdown as shown in Figure 1.
  2. On the next screen, you have to select ON option and then you can schedule shutdown manager by filling the required data on this window like date and time and selecting the type of operation to be performed like Shutdown, hibernate etc. and choosing apply option as shown in Figure 2.