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Windows 7: Shutdown command in DOS for delayed hibernation

06 Oct 2010   #1

Win 7 Home Premium (OEM) - Install date: 02-2010
Shutdown command in DOS for delayed hibernation

I'd like to be able to set a timer for delayed hibernation of my computer (so it can play music while I fall asleep). The command should be:
shutodown \h \t 999
Why doesn't it work? It works for:
shutodown \s \t 999
but I want it to hibernate, not shutdown. Can anyone help?

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06 Oct 2010   #2


when the value of /t is greater than 0 it forces the machine to terminate all running programs, don't know of a workaround... type shutdown /? in a cmd window for listing all variables. Perhaps setting a custom power plan will work for you...
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06 Oct 2010   #3
PooMan UK

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit

I was thinking the same thing ... but if the correct spelling doesn't work here's a freeware prog that might help Turn off master
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