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Windows 7: Schedule a program to exit on a specific time

16 Jun 2011   #1

Windows 7 Professional x86
Schedule a program to exit on a specific time

Hey guys, can anybody tell me if windows 7 has a built-in feature that allows a program to exit automatically, let's say, every 5pm at night.

I know that there's a scheduler to start a program, but not sure if it works to turn off a program?

The reason I want to know is that I sometimes forget to log off my MSN, YM, Gtalk, etc from my workplace.


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16 Jun 2011   #2
James Colbert


Not sure about logging off, but would scheduling a hibernation or shutdown suffice?:

How to schedule a shutdown, reboot or hibernation in Windows 7 | Windows 7 Themes

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16 Jun 2011   #3

Windows 7 Professional x86

Hey thanks for the reply, but i need it to be locked/logged-off mode since I would sometimes remote desktop from my home. And no I didnt set the remote turn on by network thing for safety purposes
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16 Jun 2011   #4

Windows XP Pro x86, Windows Vista Home Premium x86, Windows 7 Pro x64, Win2k3, Win2k8, Ubuntu

I would make a scheduled task to restart the computer. That way it would close out of everything to restart and it would be at the welcome screen so you should be able to remote it.
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