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Sir, How can i set the time or computer timer for turning off automatically a particular program in computer or the computer itself being used? I want to set the time of use of computer to turn it off by computer timer. I want to limit the use of computer so that my daughter wont always stay late at night. Thank you.

You can add a shutdown job in the Task scheduler and run it as you need.

Start--> All Programs --> Accessories --> System tools --> Task Scheduler

Click on Create Basic Task from the Actions Pane
Name the Task and click Next
Choose Daily and click Next
Select the Date to start and time when you want to shutdown daily
Choose "Start a Program"
Click on Browse when asked to select the program and select "shutdown.exe"
Finish scheduling the task and see if the system shuts down at the same time everyday

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