Turn off


If you want your Windows machine to turn off automatically after completing the backup job, you can set up automatic shutdown using native Windows commands.


  1. Acronis Cyber Backup 12.5: in the backup plan, open Backup options -> Pre/Post commands,

    Acronis Cyber Protect 15, Acronis Cyber Protect Cloud: in the protection plan, go to Backup module, then to Backup options -> Pre/Post commands,


This article explains how to temporarily turn off Windows Defender Antivirus in case it conflicts with Acronis software on Windows 10, e.g. prevents successful software installation or update/upgrade.