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Shutdown Xpert

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Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1
  • Total Downloads:
    26,329
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 15, 2008
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    1.03MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Shutdown Xpert offers users a tool for saving computer life by providing multiple options for shutdown. You can reduce PC wear and tear and shutdown after lengthy downloads, even while away from your computer.

Installation was a breeze with this freeware. The program is built with several safeguards to avoid installation errors, such as asking what folder you want the program stored in, showing the path in full and asking the user to confirm whether this is the proper destination. Once installed, the program appears as a small icon at the bottom right of your screen and offers the user options to: Force Shutdown, Force Reboot, and to restart at a specific time.

However, operating this program is not quicker or easier than going to Windows' shutdown menu and closing out. The only unique benefit is the shutdown timer, which is useful in certain situations where the user must leave the computer for an extended period. The biggest concern we found was the impossibility of forcing a shutdown or rebooting when you most need it. If your computer is frozen and the mouse will not function, the user must revert back to the traditional Ctl+Alt+Del command because there is no way to access the Shutdown Xpert in this situation. While this freeware functions as it promised, we don't see a great need for adding Shutdown Xpert for its single extra function. We'd prefer a shutdown manager that has a few more options.

 
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User Reviews
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Results 1–4 of 4

5 stars

"A good 1-function program"

November 25, 2011  |  By apoptosis

2011-11-25 06:51:40  |  By apoptosis

 |  Version: Shutdown Xpert 1

Pros

It does only 1 thing but it does it well. It installs easily in seconds. I have used Switch Off mostly in the past which is a good program also but I had trouble installing it recently

Cons

It only gives the option of shutting your system down in whatever number of minutes you select instead of putting in a specific time to shut down,etc. but what else do you need?

Summary

It does its 1 advertised purpose well

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3 stars

"its great......."

December 11, 2010  |  By 43ali

2010-12-11 11:17:20  |  By 43ali

 |  Version: Shutdown Xpert 1

Pros

i like it.....

Cons

good working........

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5 stars

"The progam does have a restart feature i'm not sure how anybody missed it "

April 10, 2008

2008-04-10 16:40:32

 |  Version: Shutdown Xpert 1

Pros

Nice piece of software. Does everything it claims to do.

Cons

Can't complain it does what its supposed to do and its free.

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2 stars

"It's OK"

March 29, 2008  |  By SENSUAL24

2008-03-29 17:30:47  |  By SENSUAL24

 |  Version: Shutdown Xpert 1

Pros

The program works ok to shut down your computer, but that's all it does.

Cons

It doesn't have other features such as putting your computer on Standby or giving the option to restart the computer.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1
This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.
General
Publisher Ali Software Solutions
Publisher web site http://www.alisoftwaresolutions.com
Release Date January 15, 2008
Date Added January 15, 2008
Version 1
Category
Category Desktop Enhancements
Subcategory Launchers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows/XP
Additional Requirements Windows XP
Download Information
File Size 1.03MB
File Name ShutdownXpert.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 26,329
Downloads Last Week 2
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free
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