Ways to Disable Auto Shutdown in Windows® 7
How many times have you experienced auto shutdown in Windows 7 while performing a system update or while installing an important application? Nothing could be more annoying than a Windows 7 PC automatically shutting down in the mid of a task, even without asking for your permission. Auto shutdown is a built-in feature in Windows 7 and allows your Windows 7 PC to automatically turn off after a certain period of time. But, at times, issues with this utility may make it difficult for you to work effectively on your PC and you may start looking for ways to disable Auto shutdown software in Windows 7.
Windows 7 shutdown problem is one of the commonest problems and can be caused by various reasons like incompatibility between the software and hardware components, system errors, or problems with the Auto shutdown software.
If you are looking for easy steps to disable the Auto Shutdown feature in Windows 7, you can follow the below mentioned points and get it done:
Depending upon your expertise (whether you are a novice or an experienced user), you could choose to either engage the manual method to disable the auto shutdown process in Windows 7 or seek tech help from an expert. The manual method will require some technical knowhow to be implemented. We have therefore compiled the below mentioned steps that you could follow to do it. In case you aren’t comfortable doing the task yourself, you can dial our toll free number and let an iYogi tech expert do it for you. We are available 24x7 and our technicians can disable the auto shutdown in your Windows 7 PC in no time.
Disabling auto shutdown manually
To resolve the Windows 7 Auto Shutdown issue, you will have to disable the automatic shutdown option. To do it:
- Right-click on the system screen and select ‘Display Properties’
- Click the ‘Screen Saver’ tab from the ‘Display Properties’ window
- Select the ‘Power’ button
- Select the ‘Never’ option in the ‘Turn off’ monitor box
- Click ‘OK’ to save the changes
This will disable the utility and further prevent your Windows 7 PC from shutting down automatically.
Disabling auto shutdown with the help Auto Shutdown software
Auto shutdown software is free software program that can be easily downloaded from third-party websites. This software program allows Windows 7 users to shutdown their PC at a time of their choice. This is especially handy in situations when you may have downloading/ printing tasks in queue and you aren’t able to leave the PC vicinity without completing the task and shutting down your PC. However, if you have such software, you can use it to schedule the shutdown as per the time required to complete the task; and you can carry on with your chores without having to bother about wasting PC energy. The Auto Shutdown software in Windows 7 is set to ‘Force shutdown’ option in the ‘Off’ state. If you want to disable this feature, you can just change the option in the program anytime.
Dial our toll free number and call iYogi Certified Technicians now, to enable or disable the auto shutdown utility in your Windows 7 PC.