Suppose I schedule a shutdown/restart in Windows, e.g.

shutdown /r /f /t 300

Is there a way that I can query how much time is left or at what time the restart will happen?

I can abort the shutdown,

shutdown /a

so, I presume that Windows is keeping track of this independently of the shell I used to schedule the shutdown.

How can I get this information? Basically, I'd like to be able to know how much time is left (or if there's an active shutdown currently scheduled)?

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Check out the above links for reference.

I did some google FU, and there does not a appear to be a direct way to get the information you want. You ether have to some querying with power-shell or look in the event logs.

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