Vista - Shutdown Timer 1.8.3a
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 Bogdan Popa, last updated on August 6th, 2014
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Application descriptionVista-ShutdownTimer is a free and easy to use sleep-timer for Windows. You can use this Timer with a PC-IR Remote cont...