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Old November 22, 2011, 08:29 PM
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Easiest solution: plug the monitor into one of those timers. You could plug the whole computer into it actually, and set the BIOS to "Always Power On". Granted it won't be shutting down cleanly, but it would work!

To make that even better, you could setup a scheduled task (using built-in task scheduler) to shutdown the computer at 7PM daily. Then use the timer to kill the power at say 7:10PM and restore it at 7AM, at which point the BIOS will allow it to auto-boot Windows.

Something like this: Heavy-Duty Grounded Timer | Canadian Tire
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