It’s easy to shutdown your Windows 10 PC using Cortana. Just say “Hey Cortana, shut down my PC” and she’ll take care of it for you. You can also add in a specific time if you want to schedule a shutdown. For example, “Hey Cortana, shut down my PC in 30 minutes.”
How to Shutdown and Restart Windows 10 using Cortana
How to Restart Windows 10 using Cortana
If you’re using Windows 10, you can use Cortana to restart your computer. To do this, press the Windows key + X on your keyboard, then click Search. Type in “restart” and click the Restart option in the search results.
If you’re not using Windows 10, you can still use Cortana to restart your computer. To do this, press the Windows key + R on your keyboard, then type in “shutdown /r” and press Enter. Cortana will then restart your computer.
How to Set Shutdown Timer in Windows 10 using Cortana
Cortana is a handy assistant that can help you with a variety of tasks on your Windows 10 PC. One of the things that she can do is set a timer for you. This can be handy if you want to make sure your PC shuts down at a certain time. Here’s how to do it:
First, open Cortana by typing in the search box on the taskbar.
Next, type in ‘set a timer for’ and then the amount of time you want the timer to be. For example, you could type in ‘set a timer for 30 minutes’.
Once you hit enter, Cortana will start the timer. You can then minimize Cortana and get on with your work. The timer will count down in the background.
When the timer reaches zero, Windows 10 will automatically shut down. So make sure you save any work you’re doing before the timer expires!
How to Cancel Shutdown in Windows 10 using Cortana
If you have Windows 10, you can use Cortana to shut down, restart, or sign out of your PC. To do this, you’ll need to say a specific command to Cortana.
Here’s how to cancel shutdown in Windows 10 using Cortana:
1. Open Cortana by clicking the search box in the taskbar.
2. Type in “shut down PC.”
3. Cortana will display a number of options. Click on the one that says “Cancel.”
4. Your PC will now stay on.
How to Check Shutdown History in Windows 10 using Cortana
If you’re using Windows 10, you can use Cortana to view your shutdown history. Here’s how:
1. Type ‘Cortana’ into the Windows 10 search bar and click on the Cortana icon.
2. Type ‘What is my shutdown history?’ and Cortana will display a list of your shutdowns, including the date and time.
3. You can also view your shutdown history in the Windows 10 Event Viewer. To do this, type ‘Event Viewer’ into the Cortana search bar and click on the ‘View event logs’ result.
4. In the Event Viewer, expand the ‘Windows Logs’ section and click on ‘System’.
5. Scroll through the list of events and look for those with a ‘Power-Troubleshooter’ source and an ‘Information’ level. These will be your shutdown history entries.
How to Remote Shutdown Windows 10 using Cortana
If you’re away from your PC and need to shutdown or restart it, you can use Cortana to do so. Here’s how:
First, make sure your PC is connected to the internet. Then, open Cortana and say “Hey Cortana, shut down my PC” or “Hey Cortana, restart my PC.”
Cortana will confirm your request and then shut down or restart your PC accordingly.
How to Shutdown Windows 10 using Command Prompt
1. Right-click on the Start button and select Command Prompt (Admin) from the menu.
2. In the Command Prompt window, type the following command and press Enter:
3. You should see a message that says “Shutting down…”. Once the shutdown process is complete, your computer will power off.
How to Restart Windows 10 using Command Prompt
If you want to restart your Windows 10 computer using the command prompt, you can do so by opening the command prompt and typing in the following command:
This will initiate a restart of your computer.