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Shut Down Windows at a Specific Time from the Command Line

If you’ve ever wanted to shut down Windows at a particular time, you can do it easily with the “at” command combined with the shutdown command. Just use the following syntax, and the computer will shut down at 2pm. (it uses military time).

at 14:00 shutdown -s

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  • Published 07/16/10

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