How to Set Windows 10 Computer to Auto-Start on a Schedule


Enable Computer to Auto-Start in BIOS

Step 1: Start or restart your computer and keep pressing a hotkey such as Delete or F2 to enter the BIOS settings.

Step 2: Use the direction keys to locate to Power Management tab.

Step 3: Locate to the Resume by alarm to change settings.

schedule computer to auto start bios

Schedule Computer to Auto-Start with Task Scheduler

Step 1: Input Task Scheduler in the Cortana and hit Enter to open it.

task scheduler

Step 2: Click on Task Scheduler Library and then tap on Create Task in the right sidebar. On the other way, you can right-click on Task Scheduler Library and select Create Task as well.

create task

Step 3: Type a name for the task and tick on Run whether user is logged on or not and Run with highest privileges.

run whether user is logged on or not

Step 4: Go to Triggers tab, click on New.

triggers tab

Step 5: Change the settings to your needs.

create new trigger

Step 6: In the action tab, click on New and type a name for the action.

setup a new action

Step 7: Locate to the Conditions tab, click on the checkbox of Wake the computer to run this task.

wake the computer to run this task

Step 8: You can change some settings in the Settings tab. Now you have accomplished creating a new task for auto-starting of computer. Tap on OK button and input your login password then you will back to the Task Scheduler window. Right-click on the task and Run it.

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