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Windows 7: Are Auto Shutdown Programs Safe to Use?

09 Sep 2014   #1
blaze999

Windows 7 (32bit) Starter SP1
 
 
Are Auto Shutdown Programs Safe to Use?

I used this Iobit Auto Shutdown, but then when I boot up after using it, windows asked me to run safe mode/s or start windows normally. Before doing this again, I need some advice if i should continue using this or not. I just need a program that shuts down the pc whenever im doing AFK in my game and will be done at 4hrs and 30mins(I usually sleep back from work and do this), If I dont use one I might oversleep and cant turn off pc again. Sleep mode wont help since it disconnects HSPA/3G


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09 Sep 2014   #2
blaze999

Windows 7 (32bit) Starter SP1
 
 

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09 Sep 2014   #3
LMiller7

Windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

Auto shutdown programs are safe to use but I would avoid anything from IOBit. Among other things the company has been involved with some very questionable business practices. I don't use any such programs.
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15 Sep 2014   #4
andrew129260

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Agreed suggest complete uninstall:

IObit Products - Uninstall Completely
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