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#1 avess

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Posted 18 May 2005 - 04:20 AM

Hi All,

I need any command or suggestions, in this case I just want to make schedule for automatic startup/on my computer and also it can be shutdown automaticly too, it's to be posible ?? maybe somebody know how to do it right which like any software or hardware, please I need somebody reply as sson as You can :thumbsup:

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Posted 18 May 2005 - 08:59 AM

I'm guessing here:
- automatic shutdown - can you put something in the task manager?
- automatic startup - possibly a function in the BIOS? or use one of the "wake on ring" or "wake on LAN" functions?

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Posted 19 May 2005 - 08:13 AM

Newer ACPI BIOS have an auto start timer available. You can use that for the startup timer.

For timed shutdown, I'd download and install KirbyAlarm from www.kirbyfooty.com, it works a bit better than Task Scheduler in Windows. Use an appropriate shutdown string for the command (like shutdown -s, there are plenty of references to shutdown shortcut commands for any of MS's OSs).
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