It will take a lot of time when you download a big file from the internet so practically its impossible to be awake until it finishes. The best way to deal with such a situation is to use an automatic system shutdown software. If you’re on Windows platform, you’ll find a lot of freeware shutdown timers in the internet. Not only they save your precious time but also the health of the PC, electricity bill, etc. Recently I come across Vista Shutdown timer a free software that helps you shutdown, logoff, hibernate, restart or take it to standby state at a pre-defined time.
Vista Shutdown Timer:
Vista Shutdown timer is a lightweight application developed in Microsoft. NET platform. So you need. NET Framework installed on your Windows in order make this work. Be it on Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows Vista find the appropriate. NET framework and ready to go. This is a standalone application which doesn’t require installation. Just double-click on the application icon when you want to activate the shutdown timer on your PC. As you can see in the screenshot, there are five options; Log Off, Standby, Hibernate, Restart and Shutdown. Click on the appropriate button that you require and its options will pop-out to the bottom. Use the calendar and other preferences to adjust the time and hit the Run Timer button. The application will minimize itself to the taskbar and if required you can stop it later.
Although the name of this application is Vista Shutdown Timer, it does work with Windows 7, Windows 8 and other Windows versions.