How To Schedule Computer To Shut Down At A Certain Time

How To Schedule Computer To Shut Down At A Certain Time

What Operating System is installed in your machine?

If using Windows 7, follow these steps to schedule your PC(Personal Computer) to shut down at a certain time at night:

1. Go to Start > Control Panel > System and Security > Administrative Tools and click on the Task Scheduler. 

2. From the Action menu in Task Scheduler, click “Create Basic Task…”

 

3. In the “Create Basic Task Wizard” windows that pops up, Type in a title and a description. Something basic like “PC Shutdown.”

4. Click “Next.”
 

5. On the “Task Trigger” screen, choose the frequency with which you want the Shutdown PC to run. For nightly shutdown, click on “daily” and click the Next” button.

6.On the “Daily” screen, enter the date and time you want your PC to shutdown. Click “Next.”

 

7. On the “Action” screen, choose “Start a program” and click “Next.”

8. On the “Start a Program” screen, type C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe in the “Program/script” text field.

9. In the Add arguments text field type /s.

10. Click “Next.”

11. Confirm your settings on the Summary screen and click “Finish.”

Now your Windows 7 computer will automatically shutdown at the same time every day/night.

Embedding a PDF or other Documents into a Blogger Blog | How to add a PDF file into a blog

Embedding a PDF or other Documents into a Blogger Blog

From time to time we may be sent or create a document in Word or PDF or even Powerpoint format that we would like to display on our blog. (It’s a common question that comes up a lot in the Blogger Help Forums).

This simple and quick guide will take you through the process.

So read on…


1) We want to upload our file to Google Docs. So go to  https://docs.google.com/

Note: Depending on if you use Google Drive the screenshots may say either Google Drive or Google Docs. They are in essence the same thing.

2) Click the Upload Icon and select files. 


3) Pick the PDF or other file you want to embed and click Open 

4) You’ll be presented with a confirmation box. Press the Start Upload button. 

5) You’ll be presented with an Upload Progress box

6) When that has finished click the filename.

7) This will load the File into your Google Doc/Drive screen. Now we need to “Share” the file so that it will be visible to your readers on your blog. Click the Blue Share button at the Top Right.

8) You will then be presented with the Share Dialogue screen. Click the Change link.

9) Select “Public on the web” and press Save followed by Done.

10) Now we want to grab the Embed Code that we will use to post onto our Blog. Click the File menu then Embed option.

11) You will then be presented with the Embed code. Copy the code by selecting it all and pressing CTRL-C

 

12) Now goto your Blog and create a New Post and make sure you are on the HTML Tab. In the Blog Post section Paste in your embed code. It should look like this.

NOTE: You can alter the width=”640″ height=”480″ parts of the embed code to fit the size of your blog.

13) Click the Preview Button and you should see your PDF embedded in your Blog Post. If everything is ok you can go ahead and publish your post.

And that’s it.

So in summary…

1) Upload the file

2) Share the File and get the Embed code

3) Post the embed code to your blog.

Top 5 Best Free Windows Backup Software

It is critical to have backup your laptop and desktops regularly. These are the 5 best free Windows backyp software.

 

1. GFI Backup

 

 

 

GFI is used professionally due to its built-in VSS services. Backing up is faster and simpler because it has the capacity to volume shadow copy. You can also auto notify yourself after the backup.

 

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Pros: Scheduled Backup, Backup to FTP, Network Drive, Edternal Drive, Unlimited Backup Size, Compressed/Encrypted Backup, True Incremental Backups.

Cons: Does not do true remote backup via IP and does not run backup as services.

OS: All versions of Windows including Windows 7.

 

2. Cobian Backup

Cobian is among the favorite Windows 7 backup softwares because of its tool selection and efficiency.

 

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Pros: Scheduled Backup, Backup to FTP, Network Drive, Edternal Drive, Unlimited Backup Size, Compressed/Encrypted Backup.

Cons: Cannot do the following: Synchronize 2 PCs, verify backkup.

OS: All versions of Windows (Both 32 and 64 bits Windows)

 

3. FBackup 

 

FBackup is absolutely free and can be used for personal and commercial files. It backs up automatically to your USB or Firewire device in either local or nerwork location. You may opt to compress the file in zip format or copy it as is.

 

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Pros: Automatically backs up files, free, can store zip files or exact copies, easy to use, multi-language.

Cons: Basic Backup System

OS: All versions of Windows (both 32 and 64 bits Windows)

 

4. EASEUS Todo Backup

The freeware version of Easeus backup software has pretty much all the things you would need to take a backup of your windos system.

 

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Pros: This can backup image, disk partition, files, folders, easy diaster recovery option to recover your lost files quickly.

Cons: Some of the advanced features are available only in the professional version.

OS: All versions of Windows.

 

5. Comodo Backup 

 

Comodo is perfect for beginners and advanced users of Windows. It is a basic but reliable backup system.

 

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Pros: Scheduled Backup, Backup to FTP, Network Drive, Edternal Drive, Unlimited Backup Size, Compressed/Encrypted Backup, email notifications.

Cons: Cannot do the following: true remote backup, run backup as service, volume shadow copy, sysnchronize 2 PCs, verify backup.

OS: All versions of Windows.