Auto Shutdown machine in night via GPO


1. Login to PDC as a Domain Admin / Deligated Rights
2. Access GPMC.MSC & go to Group policy Object
3. Right Click create a new Policy – “Message_shutdown policy for chennia”
4. Right click policy “Message_shutdown policy for chennai” –> edit
5. Go to Computer Configuration > Preference –> Scheduled task
6. Right click — > New Schedule task
6. Browse the Path and select the “C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe”
7. Provide Arguments as ” -s -t 60 -f -c “Now it is 8 PM, The PC will be shut down within 60 seconds automatically So  Please close all open applications immediately !!! IT Admin””
8. Schedule time as “Daily”–>Start time “8:00:00PM”–>Apply Ok
9. Need to replicate the changes –> Repadmin /syncall /APd

Note: If you want to change 60 instead change 120

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