Vista - Shutdown Timer 1.8.3a

Set your computer to automatically trigger any of the available power options with the help of an integrated advanced, but easy to use scheduler
Vista - Shutdown Timer is an application that helps schedule tasks such as rebooting the computer or hibernating on the fly, without assaulting the user with unnecessary options that could make the whole thing much more difficult.

Schedule any of your computer's power options

The application is in fact one of the easiest methods of doing that, proving extremely useful when you don't have the time to use a more complex application and you need to schedule a shut down very fast.

Vista - Shutdown Timer supports five different tasks, log off, hibernate, standby, restart and shutdown, so it covers basically all the power related actions. You have the option to force the operation, which means all programs that could block it will be closed no matter what.

Suitable for beginners and experts alike

Basically, all the aforementioned tasks come with the same settings, so there are just a few options to play with, which means Vista - Shutdown Timer can be used by beginners quite easily. You can choose the interval in minutes until the desired task is carried out or simply input the exact time in hours and minutes.

Remains in the system tray until used

If you decide to use the 'Minimize to System Tray' function, you will be able to access all the functions by simply right-clicking its icon. The menu that appears enables you to activate the warning sound, on-screen display and more.

To end with

Overall, this is a decent application if you don't want to get things too complicated when trying to schedule a system restart, shutdown, reboot or hibernation. The scheduling function can be effortlessly used by less experienced users therefore Vista - Shutdown Timer could easily become a favorite for many.

Reviewed by on August 6th, 2014


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last updated on:
April 25th, 2010, 13:02 GMT
file size:
248 KB
price:
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developed by:
Flo
license type:
Freeware
operating system(s):
Windows All
category:
C: \ System \ Launchers & Shutdown Tools
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Vista - Shutdown Timer - This is the main window of Vista - Shutdown Timer that allows you to access all the features of the application.Vista - Shutdown Timer - Vista - Shutdown Timer runs minimized in your system tray and right-clicking its icon will reveal the main menu.Vista - Shutdown Timer
What's New in version 1.6.2
  • On Screen Display Support for PC-Remote controls
  • New Shutdown method: fast user switch (XP only)
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Application description

Vista-ShutdownTimer is a free and easy to use sleep-timer for Windows. You can use this Timer with a PC-IR Remote cont...

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