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Please Stand By...

Program: Please Stand By... Version:1.2
Author: RealityRipple Software
Website: [ https://realityripple.com/Software/Applications/Please-Stand-By/ ]
Download: [ 835 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Please Stand By... is a simple tray icon, which sets your computer screen to standby mode when clicked. Standby mode can be enabled with a simple left click or with a custom Keyboard Shortcut. Please Stand By... can easily be made to start with your computer, and won't get in the way with an annoying interface.
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BootRacer

Program: BootRacer Version:7.0
Author: Greatis Software
Website: [ http://www.greatis.com/bootracer/ ]
Download: [ 15.2 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Monitors Boot Time and Detects Slow Startup Programs.
Notes: Free for non-commercial use only.

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Shutdownwin

Program: Shutdownwin Version:1.61
Author: Falcosoft
Website: [ http://falcosoft.hu/softwares.html#shutdownwin ]
Download: [ 29.8 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Shutdownwin is a tiny simple tool for timed shutdown, restart or suspend windows. Moreover it can terminate RAS (DialUp, Broadband) connections too. You can terminate the countdown any time by double clicking the tray icon on windows tray bar.
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AutoOff

Program: AutoOff Version:4.6
Author: Pintosoft
Website: [ http://www.starcodec.com/en/autooff/ ]
Download: [ 539 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Description: AutoOff is a program which shut down or restart Windows at a time specified by you. In addition, you can put the computer to sleep or turn off the display, lock Windows and more for power savings and privacy protection.
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Watch 4 Idle

Program: Watch 4 Idle Version:1.2
Author: LeeLu Soft
Website: [ http://leelusoft.altervista.org/watch-4-idle.html ]
Download: [ 696 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Watch 4 Idle is a software utility that was specifically designed in order to let individuals monitor their computer and lock, restart or shut it down when it is idle.
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Watch 4 Start

Program: Watch 4 Start Version:1.0
Author: LeeLu Soft
Website: [ http://leelusoft.altervista.org/watch-4-start.html ]
Download: [ 1.5 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: When a Microsoft Windows OS starts, it can auto load programs from different locations like special registry keys, special startup folders and initialization files. In some cases, applications are adding themselves to those auto loading locations without even asking or notifying the user, and on the next restart, the user is "surprised" to find different applications popping out from nowhere or running in the background without his permission. Watch 4 Start is a simple to use and powerful monitoring and automation tool to monitor changes in those startup locations. It is a small, portable, with small footprint and simple to use utility. Watch 4 Start doesn't prevent or block applications from modifying any of the startup locations, it will just inform you about the changes and will point you the change location. It is your decision if you want to keep the changes or not. Watch 4 Start can also execute actions when a change occurs.
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Wise Auto Shutdown

Program: Wise Auto Shutdown Version:1.55
Author: WiseCleaner.com
Website: [ http://www.wisecleaner.com/wise-auto-shutdown.html?__c=1 ]
Download: [ 1.49 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Shut your PC down with this convenient and automatic PC shutdown tool. Wise Auto Shutdown enables you to set the PC to shut down, restart, power off, log off, sleep or hibernate on a regular basis or only once, at a specific time. It makes your power management much easier and more convenient.
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Lomsel Shutdown

Program: Lomsel Shutdown Version:N/A
Author: Lomsel Computer Software
Website: [ http://www.lomsel.net/en/lomsel-shutdown-2/#more-27 ]
Download: [ 1.2 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Description: Lomsel Shutdown is a small system utility that can automatically perform various frequently used operations like shutdown or restart your computer, disconnect your current dialup connection, hibernate workstation, etc. It also provides fast access to these operations through system tray icon with popup menu.
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DownTimer

Program: DownTimer Version:2.0
Author: InDeep Software
Website: [ http://indeepsoft.blogspot.com/p/downtimer.html ]
Download: [ 64.6 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Description: Easily shut down or idle computer after a while or at a given time. Task schedule with notifications. Timer activation with a hotkey.
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Switch Off Manager

Program: Switch Off Manager Version:N/A
Author: DaviTools
Website: [ http://www.davitools.com/switch-off-manager/ ]
Download: [ 9.5 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Switch Off Manager is a command line utility that will shutdown or standby a computer based on logged on or connected users.
Notes: Requires .NET 2.0 or greater.

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shutdownBlocker

Program: shutdownBlocker Version:1.1
Author: Cresstone Apps
Website: [ https://cresstone.com/apps/shutdownBlocker/#appInfo ]
Download: [ 60 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: shutdownBlocker.exe is simple program that intercepts & blocks shutdown / restart / logoff commands. It protects from user mistakes, poorly designed installers (those lacking a 'restart later' option), and even windows itself (looking at you, 10).
Notes: Requires .NET 4.0 or greater.

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ShutdownUI

Program: ShutdownUI Version:N/A
Author: Harald Gruber
Website: [ http://www.hagru.at/en/index.html ]
Download: [ 222 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: This tools allows using the function of the operating system to shutdown by time and to abort this process in a convenient way.
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Startup Sentinel

Program: Startup Sentinel Version:1.6
Author: KC Softwares
Website: [ http://www.kcsoftwares.com/files/sus_lite.exe ]
Download: [ 1.34 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Startup Sentinel (a.k.a. SuS) makes your PC startup faster and more secure by giving you full control on loaded software. Every single program added to your startup sequence is detected on the fly and can be approved, rejected or blacklisted (for further automatic rejection by SuS)
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Easy Service Optimizer

Program: Easy Service Optimizer Version:1.2
Author: Sordum
Website: [ http://www.sordum.org/8637/easy-service-optimizer-v1-2/ ]
Download: [ 481 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: All Windows versions load many services at startup. Most of them (not all) are essential to the core system features. By disabling unnecessary services, performance can be can be improved significantly ,especially on computers with low system resources. Easy Service Optimizer makes it easy for the novice to disable unneeded services!
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sTray

Program: sTray Version:1.0
Author: Skwire Empire
Website: [ http://skwire.dcmembers.com/fp/?page=stray ]
Download: [ 108 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Tiny, tray-based utility that gives you the option to shutdown, restart, switch user, log off, lock, sleep, or hibernate your computer. I use Microsoft’s Remote Desktop (RDP) a lot for the various computers and VMs that I deal with. RDP works great but has one drawback and that is, for whatever reason Microsoft has, the normal shutdown and reboot commands are missing from the Start Menu when you’re working on a computer remotely. Yes, you can use the shutdown command via the commandline or you can click the taskbar and press Alt-F4, etc, but not everybody is comfortable using the commandline or remembers that hotkey. Hence, this simple utility.
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KShutdown

Program: KShutdown Version:3.99
Author: Konrad Twardowski
Website: [ http://kshutdown.sourceforge.net/ ]
Download: [ 4.7 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Description: KShutdown is a graphical shutdown utility for Linux and Windows. It allows you to turn off or suspend a computer at a specified time. It features various time and delay options, command-line support, and notifications.
Notes: Portable version available at site.

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Quick Startup

Program: Quick Startup Version:5.10
Author: Glarysoft Ltd.
Website: [ http://www.glarysoft.com/quick-startup/ ]
Download: [ 5.3 Mb ]
Requirements: Windows Vista/7/8/10
Description: Free startup manager to disable or delay auto-start programs to speed up system boot at most.
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Caffe1ne

Program: Caffe1ne Version:1.5
Author: Loonies Software Group
Website: [ http://www.loonies.narod.ru/products.htm ]
Download: [ 10 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2K/XP/Vista
Description: Tiny utility to prevent your PC from locking, sleeping or activating screensaver after idle time determined by various system settings. This program does not change these settings, what may be useful if you need to have effect not long time, because after restarting OS or system crash there is no options to be saved. Actual effect works by simulating that you've pressed the SHIFT key once every 59 seconds.
Notes: Scroll about half way down the page to find Caffe1ne and click it's name to download it. Does not have it's own page.

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Shut IT

Program: Shut IT Version:2.0
Author: MetalloSoft
Website: [ http://metallosoft.com/shutit.html ]
Download: [ 436 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8/10
Description: Shut IT can schedule system power-down commands like Shutdown, Reboot, Log-off, Standby and Hibernate. The user sets a time upon which these commands must be actioned and when the time is up, the system shuts down or reboots and so on.
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Daxtar's Shutdown Timer

Program: Daxtar's Shutdown Timer Version:1.0
Author: Martin Bachem
Website: [ https://sourceforge.net/projects/daxshutdown/ ]
Download: [ 237.4 Kb ]
Requirements: Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Description: Daxtar's Shutdown Timer is a minimalistic tool to schedule your System's Shutdown via GUI or comand-line. The Tool docks at the Windows System Tray to give you easy and quick GUI access.
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