Schedule your Computer to Turn off automatically when on Idle

The other night I started an Antivirus scan hoping that it would get completed before I sleep but it didn’t. I started feeling sleepy but I didn’t want to stop the scan so this is when it struck me to schedule my PC to shutdown automatically when the scan completes and goes on idle.

So if you are also looking for something like this, check out this default tool in our Windows system called as Task Scheduler. Continue reading “Schedule your Computer to Turn off automatically when on Idle”

What is System Idle Process and why is it using 99% CPU

You must have come across, some time or later about this process running in your system called System Idle Process. Anyone who had used Windows XP must be knowing about it but recently I was asked by one of our readers who wanted to know about this process and why it is consuming so much CPU memory when other applications are hardly able to run.

So in case you also wish to find more about it, here are the details:

What is System Idle Process?

Geek definition: Every computer have a scheduler whose job is to schedule the jobs given to the system but here is one rule that it should follow, which is that Continue reading “What is System Idle Process and why is it using 99% CPU”

Schedule Windows to Shutdown with ShutDown After

Consider a situation in which you are downloading a movie from internet but you want to go to sleep. What you will do? The best reply would be to schedule Windows to turn off or log off automatically after the task is over.

ShutDown After is simple program by use of which you can set timer or assign hotkeys for windows shutdown, restart, log off, hibernate, stand by. This can prove very helpful in situations, when you want your computer to get shutdown, restart, log off, hibernate, stand by after completion of some task or you want to perform shut down operations by just key press. Continue reading “Schedule Windows to Shutdown with ShutDown After”

Computer’s Date and Time Changes Automatically on Reboot

If you are facing this problem that whenever you restart your computer, the date and time gets disturbed and resets itself automatically, then here is the solution to solve the problem.

This was the problem of one of our readers, who was also facing the same problem.

Causes of the problem:

The problem is caused by either any hardware or the time conflict if you are logged on in a network.
If a program is syncing your PC’s clock with the one on the network then you can also face the issue. Continue reading “Computer’s Date and Time Changes Automatically on Reboot”