How to Turn On PC Automatically on Schedule

how to turn on pc automatically on schedule

Ever thought of booting your Windows 10 PC automatically? Well, despite not all PC can do this, you can try figuring out on your own to save time every time you want to use your PC. Here’s how to turn on PC automatically on schedule.

It’s not just Windows 10 though, any OS practically can boot itself automatically, including Windows 7. It all comes down to your PC’s hardware, specifically the BIOS/UEFI part where it has all the settings you can change about the booting process.

Well, you might this is not really beneficial, since the latest updated Windows 10 now provides faster booting time which saves more time than the previous Windows version did in the past. You can boot practically in just a few seconds.

But, if you want everything to be automated, that’s fine, we have figured out the way. Here’s how.

Find boot options on your UEFI/BIOS menu

When it comes down to your PC/laptop’s brand and model, you have to check it your own on the official website about accessing the boot options menu.

The method to access it is also different. When booting, you can try the following keyboard shortcuts here that may refer to your PC’s brand and model. Make sure you do it right when the logo shows.

  • F1
  • Delete
  • Esc
  • F2
  • F9
  • F10

Alright, if you’re confused and don’t want to waste more time searching the method yourself, you check your PC’s brand and model here then find the method to access your BIOS/UEFI.

Now, restart your PC, and when the logo starts showing, simply press the combination of keyboards (or one keyboard) shortcut.

On the screen, simply search for the option that allows you to schedule the booting process. Turn it on to schedule the booting process.

Again, this option isn’t available on all PCs. Therefore you might not have the option, and if you have, you can enable it to make the PC turn on automatically.

How to automatically sign-in without a password to Windows 10

Now, you can automatically turn on the PC. But it doesn’t feel enough if you don’t automatically sign-in to Windows 10 as well.

You can make Windows 10 automatically sign-in without a password using netplwiz menu, which you can run using the Run dialog box (press Windows logo+R to open it).

Please note that signing in without a password has a huge risk to your security, except if your PC is always in the house or any private place where you’re the only one who uses it.

Now, how about the software or the program? You can open any software or desktop app automatically at startup by managing it at the Taskbar.

how to turn on pc automatically on schedule

If you want to add a new desktop app to your startup, you can add the shortcut on the following folder:

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\StartUp


Now, your PC will boot automatically, sign-in without password automatically, and open your regularly-used desktop apps at startup. Saving more time on using your PC can be really productive, especially when your PC boots very slowly.

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