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PC Shutting Down

Have a staff member whose PC keeps shutting down at 5pm or so they say !!!

It doesn't happen to any other PCs which are the same and for other staff. I can't find anything in Group Policy or on the PC such as scripts or within the local policy that seems to be doing this. I have changed the windows updates settings so maybe this may help but I doubt it.

Just wondered if anyone had any other ideas or anything I may have missed or confirm where to look in policies !!!
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helpfinderIT ConsultantCommented:
local scheduled task?
malware?
something in windows logs?
difference when PC connected to LAN/internet and offline?
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Peter HutchisonSenior Network Systems SpecialistCommented:
Check Anti-virus settings where you can sometimes tell computer to do a scan and then shutdown the computer when it is complete.
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StolsieCommented:
type "at" on the command line an see if anything pops up.
you can check event viewer in applications log and it should say what is turning the machine off.
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johannortjeCommented:
Run the following commands from cmd.
1) at > %userprofile%\desktop\tasks.txt
2) gpresult /h %userprofile%\desktop\gpreport.html

Review the two files created on the desktop.
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enrmmobaCommented:
There is most likely a windows task schedule setup to shut down the PC.

open task scheduler:

Method 1:

1. Click the Start button.
2. Click Control Panel .
3. Click System and Maintenance .
4. Click Administrative Tools
5. Double-click Task Scheduler .

Method 2:

1. Open a command prompt. To open a command prompt, click Start , click All Programs , click Accessories , and then click Command Prompt .
2. At the command prompt, type Taskschd.msc .
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