Simplest way to auto shutdown windows 7 once it goes idle ?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Techiekid, Oct 8, 2013.

  1. Techiekid

    Techiekid MDL Member

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    I am running windows 7, windows 8, and linux on a newly built haswell system. They all boot from separate drives by the way( SSD). But, there are shared partitions and folders on each. Doing some compatibility tests and I want windows 7 to shut down once idle. Prefer not to hibernate or go into sleep at all if necessary.
    Had issues with windows 8 hibernating instead of shutting down and affecting the shared partitions. System has 32gb ram so takes up SSD space as well when it has hibernate ( and still running on new beta bioses from manufacturer).