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    Lights-Out Alternatives

    Lights-Out is described as 'An add-in to Windows Server that saves electricity (and therefore money)' and is an app. There are more than 10 alternatives to Lights-Out for Windows, Windows S and Mac. The best alternative is AMP WinOFF, which is free. Other great apps like Lights-Out are Shutter, Airytec Switch Off, Dshutdown and Shutdown8.

    This page was last updated Feb 22, 2020
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    An add-in to Windows Server that saves electricity (and therefore money).
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      AMP WinOFF is an utility designed to schedule the shut down of Windows computers, with several shut down modes and fully configurable. Some of its features are:

      Discontinued

      According to the official website, it's no longer update and the last version was on 2010

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      Shutter is a multifunctional scheduling utility, which has a user friendly and easy-to-use interface and supports many different Events and Actions.


    1. Switch Off is a lightweight, easy-to-use, tray-based system utility that can automatically shutdown, suspend or hibernate your system.

      Discontinued

      Latest version: 3.5.1 was released on 26 Jan 2015. See http://www.airytec.com/en/switch-off/

    2. A stand-alone program that allows you to easily shutdown and wake up local or remote PCs, with many specific options.
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      Shutdown8 is a simple program that allows users to shut down their computers with a timer. Users can simply add this program onto the taskbar and select the Shut down, Log off, Restart, Timer, Sleep or Hibernate menu.
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    3. Have you ever thought about how much energy your computers use up at night or when they're not in use? Have you ever wondered if it's possible to wake up your system from a sleep mode (or hibernation) using a resident program and not waste all that energy?
    4. Daxtar's Shutdown Timer is a minimalistic tool to schedule your System's Shutdown via GUI or command-line. The Tool docks at the Windows System Tray.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.0.7, released in August 2007, can be still downloaded from SourceForge

    5. Resume from power-off state - Auto Poweron & Shutdown allows you to auto-start up your computer to work at a specified date and time, even if the system was stopped in hibernation.
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      Schedule PC Timer for complete power management.
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      It is a utility allowing to automate shutting the system down or closing specified applications. It is also able to break a modem connection, restart or hibernate the system or even put it to standby mode.

      Discontinued

      The official website is no longer available. Last version, 2.50, released in June 2012, can be still downloaded from MajorGeeks

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