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Remote desk shutdown causes BSOD but not local shutdown?

Q: Remote desk shutdown causes BSOD but not local shutdown?

Hi guys if i remote into my XP box everything is fine except when i shut down using a shutdown shortcut and other shutdown utilities no matter what after i get booted off the remote session the computer looks like its shutting down then stays on for a few seconds then a BSOD appear. I have been trying to figure out why for the past week and no solution so im hoping someone can chime in.

The problem is only on remote if i shut down locally never a single BSOD and no hardware has changed. No driver issues. ive read and tried all the usual solutions. Need someone here to chime in on specifics.

Ive also tried to remote in with bare minimum and no go. same thing.

Preferred Solution: Remote desk shutdown causes BSOD but not local shutdown?

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A: Remote desk shutdown causes BSOD but not local shutdown?


Still follow these instructions - hopefully the info will give us a clue: http://www.techsupportforum.com/f217...ml#post2545708

Attach the .zip file to your next post in this thread.


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If i get LAC issues and attempt a reboot i get a BSOD during shutdown. Sometimes the BSOD happens on its own. LAC stops working after a period of use (download/Upload etc)

Many thanks

A:BSOD during shutdown; Local area connection fails after prolonged use

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Greetings Gents

? Windows 7 ultimate
? x64
? it was vista upgraded to 7
? full retail version
? 2009
? 2010
? Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU Q9100 @ 2.26GHz
? NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260M
? Alienware M17x
? FLEXTRONICS 19.5 v *12.3 a = 239.85 w

out of sudden when i playing mkv or .avi media it stopped working and force me to total shutdown the system. To be precise, I never faced the BOSD; yet I know it the same/equivalent to it. I am seeking your help gents :D

kindly find the attached

thank you & your rapid response is highly appreciated.

A:BSOD - Event ID 6008 Previous Shutdown was Unexpected - need total shutdown

Hi -

Most of the 11 BSODs list NVIDIA video as the probable cause.

1. Update your NVIDIA video drivers -


nvlddmkm.sys Tue Mar 16 22:00:40 2010 (4BA037C8)
nvBridge.kmd Tue Mar 16 21:31:37 2010 (4BA030F9)

NVIDIA --> http://www.nvidia.com/Download/index.aspx?lang=en-us

One of the BSODs had a bugcheck = 0x124 = WHEA = Windows Hardware Error Architecture - potential hardware failure

Info on 0x124 --> http://www.sevenforums.com/crash-loc...-what-try.html

2. Remove Daemon Tools/ Alcohol 120. A driver common to both sptd.sys is known to cause BSODs.

3. Update your ESET installation to v4.2.64.12 --> http://www.eset.com/download

You need device driver updates. Alienware Support sends me to Dell Support -


4. Update all device drivers - chipset (NVIDIA & Ricoh), audio, network. DO NOT download the NVIDIA Video driver from Dell - go to NVIDIA Support per step #1 above.

Windbg Logs
--> http://jcgriff2.com/dbug_logs/_99-db..._jcgriff2_.txt
--> http://jcgriff2.com/dbug_logs/_99-db...riff2_.txt.zip

If BSODs persist after driver updates, run the Driver Verifier --> http://jcgriff2.com/driver_verifier.htm

Regards. . .





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Hey folks. I would appreciate if you could lend a hand with this issue, as I haven't had any luck so far.
My PC has been restarting instead of shutting down when I initiate a shutdown. I did a clean boot and tried it, as well safe mode, and it still replicates the problem. The BSOD I occasionally get before the restart is KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE
Even though the BSOD doesn't show up every time, I am getting a minidump each time it restarts with the KERNEL_SECURITY_CHECK_FAILURE error. I've included the two most recent minidumps for analysis if it helps solve the problem.

Minidump 1: http://speedy.sh/WM23P/092014-21796-01.dmp
Minidump 2: http://speedy.sh/4UXvm/092014-24046-01.dmp
Where do I go from here?
Much obliged for your help,

A:Computer Restarts on Shutdown (Windows 8.0) Occasional BSOD During Shutdown

Have you made sure that you have all your windows updates?

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Hi guys,

I have a problem , from a few days now I have these BSOD, and could not imagine why, can't remember if I installed anything wrong. Maybe you can help i will attach the archive so I hope it will work. I tried to uninstall the video driver, didn't help.

error is Bug Check String : DRIVER_IRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL
Bug Check Code : 0x000000d1
Parameter 1 : 0xcff30023
Parameter 2 : 0x000000ff
Parameter 3 : 0x00000008
Parameter 4 : 0xcff30023
(founded and match my case it dosent write anything else down of the error. could it be because of same issue that i found in a guy's post ?). this is what i found in his post
Dump File : Mini100811-01.dmp
Crash Time : 8/10/2011 7:00:42 ??
Bug Check Code : 0x000000d1
Parameter 1 : 0xcff30023
Parameter 2 : 0x000000ff
Parameter 3 : 0x00000008
Parameter 4 : 0xcff30023
Caused By Driver : hal.dll
Caused By Address : hal.dll+bead
File Description : Hardware Abstraction Layer DLL
Product Name : Microsoft? Windows? Operating System
Company : Microsoft Corporation
File Version : 6.0.6001.18000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840)
Processor : 32-bit
Crash Address : ntkrnlpa.exe+5ad54
Stack Address 1 :
Stack Address 2 : ntkrnlpa.exe+2da7da
Stack Address 3 : ntkrnlpa.exe+2da46d
Computer Name :
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A:BSOD after shutdown, error 0x00000d1, shutdown not complete

Hello Johny, for a Stop 0xD1, we need to see the crash dumps to have the closest look. The zip you uploaded does not contain any crash dump.

Follow it: Dump Files - Configure Windows to Create on BSOD
Go to Option Two, Point 2. Download the .reg file and merge it in registry by double clicking it.

Search the .dmp files manually in the default path: C:\Windows\Minidump or %SystemRoot%\Minidump. If anything is there, upload it. If not, wait for the next system crash. Post it following the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) Posting Instructions.

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I have seen many posts on various forums describing similar problems to mine, but no solution. Problem is as follows:

Running Windows Home Premium on HP DX7400 core 2 duo, 2gb memory, Nvidia 8400GS Video Card.

Everything runs perfectly, until I shut down.

I click shutdown and system starts to shut down, BSOD and minidump, then automatically reboots and says it has recovered from an unexpected shutdown.

If I ask it to find a solution it sends me off to some Broadcom Bluetooth driver problem and I have no Bluetooth installed. I did have but its uninstalled with Revo.

I have checked the disks, the memory, updated all Vista Updates and Nvidia drivers, Broadcom Ethernet driver.

Nothing seems to fix the problem. Its totally random. Sometimes it shuts down fine and sometimes not. I had XP on this PC initially and it was fine,

On many of the posts it seems to be only Vista Home Premium users who have this problem, I never see it with Ultimate or Basic Users. I also seems to affect many brands and configs, so it seesm to be a Home Premium problem.

Does anyone know of a fix?

A:BSOD on shutdown then recovers from unexpected shutdown

Please try and Reinstall your Blue tooth Driver that is Installed

See the Attachment for more Information


Hope This Helps,

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I have shutdown correctly, but I get BSOD and then it shutdowns, but then it turns on again.

A:BSOD as computer shutdown, turns on after shutdown

Even when i try to restore my computer it gives the BSOD

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Here's the command:
shutdown -r -t 1 -m \\computername
I can ping computername
Windows Firewall is disabled
3rd-party antivirus firewall is not installed
Any ideas how to fix this?

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If it can't be done, what are the alternatives? Thank you.

Edit: I just read how to shutdown with Remote Desktop and I'm going to try that out. So, the only remaining questions are how can I remotely turn on a workstation on a lan? Can I do it at a pre-determined time? What about remotely shutting down the PC at a pre-determinded time? Thanks.

A:Is remote shutdown and turn on possible using W7's Remote Desktop?

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

If predetermined times will work for you, then just use task scheduler.
Task Scheduler - Create New Task


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Running a PC and Laptop with Windows XP Pro, connected directly to each other on a workgroup network.

The command line seemed like the easiest way to do a spontaneous remote shutdown of the PC via the Laptop, but Access is Denied.

How can I grant access to the Laptop so I may perform a remote shutdown in future?


A:Remote Shutdown

Map a drive to the second machine using the administrator username and password.

Once this is established it will allow you to run remote commands on the machine.

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Greetings everyone, it's me again - this time with the second half of the Wake on LAN thread.

I want to powerdown a remote PC simply by double clicking a desktop shortcut on my local machine, and it should be possible using the shutdown command.

I have tried creating a new shortcut with "shutdown /s /m \\[computer name]" with both the name of the computer and the IP address, but neither works. As a check I tried shutdown /i for the GUI and it returns an "access is denied.(5)" error. I've even done this in an open as administrator command prompt, but doesn't work. What's confusing is both accounts local & remote are admin accounts so I shouldn't have any access problems.

As it is, I can shutdown remotely, but I have to 1st initiate a remote desktop connection, wait 20 seconds for it to connect then doubleclick a shutdown pc link on the remote's desktop. This has a 30second delay for me to close the remote dektop connection.

Anybody, little help please?


A:shutdown remote pc on LAN

That's odd. I don't have any issues using the shutdown command. Are the clients all part of the same workgroup? Are they wired clients?

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Dear Members,

I have a slight problem with remotely shutting down a PC running Windows Vista from a Windows XP Pro SP2 PC.

I can shutdown the XP SP2 computer from the Vista computer, but i cannot shutdown the Vista computer from the XP computer...

If i type in cmd on the XP computer: shutdown -s -f -m \\vistapc it gives: "The network path was not found"
But if i do this on the Vista computer (only then with \\XPpc) it nicely shuts it down...

Any ideas...?


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at my skool there are lots of kids who shut down other people's computers (my school has a connected computer network) and i didnt take interest in it, until today when i decided to give it a go (at home, tried to shut down my own) , but i failed to do it, and i dont regret that, because i dont like it much- i got shut down lots of times.

BUT, a thought occured to me, is it ILLEGAL to shut down computer?

pls reply asap, but it is preferrable if you send an email to me or smth- i only just started this acount


A:Remote Shutdown

so, the shutdon command is not illegal, rite?

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I tried to remote shutdown an XP SP3 workstation from a windows 7 workstation.
I used the following command:

"shutdown /m \\huttesrv001.hutte.local /s /f"

but I always get an error: "huttesrv001.hutte.local: Access is denied.(5)"

where huttesrv001.hutte.local is the name of the remote workstation I want to shutdown. (I used the IP address instead of the name with same results).

my logon account (name and password) is the same on both workstations)

I stopped the Firewall settings on the XP workstation but to no avail.

When I make a Remote Desktop Connection to the XP workstation I can shutdown it from there.

Has anyone an idea how I can force a remote shutdown?

A:Remote Shutdown

does the shutdown -i work when you enter the machine name and credentials?

your username will have to be: remotemachine\username

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Hi there i hope someone can help me with this its been driving me mad and googles taking me round in circles

I need to shutdown a server on the same network using the shutdown command like we used to when it was xp (now w7 ultimate 64bit).

After spending days on this now trying various things...

added remote desktop users & everyone & interactive to the local policies for "force shutdown from a remote system" also tried adding the computer ie WORKGROUP\LAPTOP5 as well but it will the fail to save the database

also tried using the runas (runas /user:server/admin) which appears to work but the server doesnt shut down. You get and initshutdown audit success in the logs though.

FINALY, tryed disabling UAC and now shutdown works as expected!

so i dont want to really run it with UAC off do I?
so my question is how do i get around this are there more advanced settings for UAC rather than the slider that ive missed somewhere?

hope some one can help id be very gratefull

A:Remote shutdown with UAC on?

Just a quick question.

If this is the server... Why wouldn't you want this computer to be ran in full admin.

UAC is just a warning sign it won't screw the computer up if you dont have it off...

its just an annoying POS if you keep it on... Your choice.

what i did with my server is that i made my server do an auto boot into the admin account and then the reg has a lock command so that the server still loads its programs but as soon as it goes into the account, it locks itself.

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I am in a situation where i would like to be able to remotely shutdown/restart the computers on my LAN. I can sucessfully shut down my OWN computer using the "shutdown" command at a command prompt. However, I cannot shutdown computers remotely no matter what I try. I have even tried using the "-i" switch with the "shutdown" command, which brings up a GUI (dialog) to do the same thing. When I click the "browse" button at that dialog, I get an error saying "the directory service is currently unavailible." If I manually put in a computer name "//*whatever*" or even an IP address, I get no where.

Am I doing something wrong? Can anyone tell me what to do or what's going on. What exactly is the "directory service"?


A:remote shutdown

wes, what o/s's? This might solve it

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I am trying to shutdown a computer on my network. Usually I Remote Desktop to it (XP pro) but I installed a wireless card the other day which stops that. I have a fix tool which I can run to stop that.

I don't want to just pull the plug on it so I heard about a CMD command:
shutdown -m \\K-nex -s

K-nex being the name of the computer.

When I type that into CMD I get:
Access is denied.
The computer does not have a screen nearby, that's why I want to shut it down over network so I can move it to a screen. Plus it will come in handy.

Any idea what's wrong?
- Jack

EDIT: The computer is on a different workgroup to the one I want to use to initiate the shutdown. I guess that shouldn't matter, or does it?

A:Remote shutdown over CMD

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I'm trying to remotely shutdown / restart a PC on my network. Please check out the command I'm using and let me know if I'm making any mistakes, and any other information would be helpful.

shutdown -m \\pcname -r -f -t 00

I've tried by both IP and PC name.

Both PC's are using admin profiles. The PC I'm trying to shutdown form is Vista and the PC I'm trying to shutdown is XP. I have a password on the Vista machine but not the XP machine.


A:Remote shutdown on LAN.

First, you need to have admin access to the remote machine. I'd also have passwords on both. That exact form just worked fine for me on my machine, and I have an account with the name/password used on this XP-Pro machine as is used on the target XP-Pro machine.

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Hi guys

I have a desktop and a laptop on my network. When I use the command "shutdown /i" on my laptop to try and shut down my desktop I get an error "COMPUTER NAME: Access is denied. <5>" How can I configure my desktop "Vista Home Premium" to allow remote shut down?


A:Remote Shutdown

Hi Jammie!
To shut down a remote computer, you have to use /m switch, not /i.

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I've got a computer in another room which I just VNC into that I use to download stuff over night so I don't have to have my noisy desktop running. I've got WOL working fine but now I can't seem to remotely shut it down no matter what I try. I try doing it with CMD except access is denied, I've tried loads of programs like power off and such. This computer has no firewall and has windows firewall turned off. Any help?


A:Remote shutdown help

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I have read and read and read on this issue and it seems i need to tweak my registry to perform a remote shutdown due to the fact I have Win 7 Home Premium....

Here's the Deal, I have 4 PC's on my home network and I want to be able to remotely shutdown all of them from my Laptop at night.
I've tried to do it via the Shutdown -i command but I get "access denied" so I researched that and found that I need to go into "Group Policy editor" and activate remote shut down.... Then I find out that Home Premium doesnt have the gpedit.msc as part of the operating system and the only way to activate the policy is in the registry...

Can somebody tell me where in the registry I need to make changes and what changes I need to make to activate the "Remote Shutdown over my local home network....

I really would appreciate the assistance....My kids constantly leave the PC's on in the house and I really want control over them especially when my son doesnt want to get off his video games.

Thank you

A:Remote Shutdown question

What you could do is make yourseld the admin of all the computers.... same user and same password. Then on your computer just create a batch file when you double click. Like I have one that will shut the computers down exactly 30 min when I double click the.batch file

All computers need to have the full admin activated for this to work.

If its windows

Elevate the command prompt


Net user administrator /active:yes


Then when you log out administrator will show in the welcome screen when u log in... alt cntrl del and change password imm+diately..

Remember to do this to all computers with same password... the computer u r on todo the remote shut down u have to be in the admin account as well

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Hi,I am trying to shutdown (and restart) a Windows 7 (RC1) PC on my home network from another PC running Windows 7 (RC1). I am running the following command at a command prompt (I have tried with and without Administrator privilege):shutdown /r /f /m \\backupOriginally I was getting "Access Denied" but after searching the internet I disabled file sharing on the remote PC and I now get the following error message:"backup: The entered computer name is not valid or remote shutdown is not supported on the target computer. Check the name and then try again or contact your system administrator. (53)"I have also tried using the IP address and the result is the same.I am using the same user name on both PCs, with the same password and the user is a member of the administrator group on both PCs. I have also checked the following policy settings on the remote PC:Local Policies:User Rights Assignment:Access this computer from the network: Administrators...Local Policies:User Rights Assignment:Force shutdown from a remote station: AdministratorsLocal Policies:User Rights Assignment:Shutdown the system:AdministratorsLocal Policies:Security options:Network access: Sharing and security model for local accounts: Classic - local users authenticate as themselvesLocal Policies:Security options:Shutdown:Allow system to be shutdown without having to log on.Is there anything else to check?ThanksPatrick

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I have a Home LAN and I'm trying to use command "shutdown" for shutdown machines remotely but I get "Acces denied".

shutdown -r -m \\MACHINE1
I've tried to use PsTools and partialy I've achieved the goal. I've created a batch file on each machine
shutdown -r
. I've shared folder over network and I've set permission for use it. The problem is that sometimes works and sometimes not. The same batch file I can execute successfuly and after restarting it stops working.
The UAC and and FireWall are off.

A:Set permission for remote shutdown

Are you trying to schedule the bat to run at a certain time? I'm assuming your in a 'workgroup' and not a domain environment, right? workgroup rights to run a file should include the "everyone" group unfortunately. If you simply wish to schedule or run this at a moments notice the easiest way would be to call the script with an "at" command. At that point you're shared folder will need to include either the &quot;system&quot; account with execute permissions or you'll have to add the"machine account" with execute. These 2 account options won't prompt you for passwords, which will be half the problem when doing this over a workgroup environment.

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Hello all, i would like to know if there is a command that can be run on a server to shut down all pc's that do not have a user account logged on at a specified time.

I.E. at close of play each day to save power

Windows XP clients and 2008 servers btw.

I know there is one to shut them all down but would like one that would leave logged on machines alone.

A:Remote shutdown command

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Anybody know the Command line string to shut down a remote computer on your network ?? I have looked all over and found some strings but when I run them at the cmd screen it does not do a thing.

A:Remote puter shutdown


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I realize you can do a remote shutdown of a system by using the command line shutdown with -m. (Windows XP)

For security reasons is there any way to disable this from happening? Ie, some settings on computer X so that any other computer can't just randomly shut it down.

I seem to have read somewhere that it's dependant on the Remote Proceedure Call service, but that can't be stopped.

Any ideas pls?

A:Disabling of Remote Shutdown


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I want to enable remote shutdown for the computers in my companies network. I was trying with just my computer and the one next to it, but I'm having some trouble with the permissions.
My Google searches indicate that my computer needs admin access on the remote machine I'm trying to shutdown. However, I know very little about Windows permissions. How do I get my machine to have access to shutdown the remote machine?



A:Enabling Remote Shutdown

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I am working on setting something up in my apartment that will allow 4+ computers to share files and movies and such so that we can have a central computer hooked up to a nice TV in the living room.

Homegroup seems the best way to do this, however there appears to be one setup on the network, one of my roommates set it up on accident and I have not been able to take the time when we are both here as our schedules conflict, to get it shut down.

Is there a way to shut it down from my machine without being apart of it? I want to set up a new one, centralized around the main machine in the living room. I have control of every aspect of the network, I am just unsure if there is a way to go about this.

A:Remote Homegroup Shutdown

You need to be on the physical computer to turn it off. You could leave him instructions to do it.

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Okay, so I have windows vista home premium, and i want to shutdown an XP computer from the command prompt. The GUI shutdown does not work because it says access denied.

I know the username and password of the administrator account on the XP pro machine. I just don't know how to use it to be able to shut down the computer. I know the shutdown code, i want to use the following:

shutdown -m \\192.168.1.xxx -r -t 120
i just don't know how to put the user name and password in there so that access will be granted.
can someone tell me how please?

A:Remote Shutdown Questions??

try shutdown -i and type in the IP address should work if its on the same network

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I am learning how to use cmd and its many commands, but when i do

Shutdown /i it takes me to the remote shutdown dialog and when i click browse it gives me the error "The Active domain services is currently unavailable"

Also i cant create a common folder either and can connect printers wirelessly...

Help please

A:Remote shutdown problems...

any1? PLEASE?

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Hi, I was wondering if anyone could help me out with a problem. When I at school in the computer rooms people keep shutting my computer using the command shutdown -s -m [ip address]. I know how to abort it so that's not problem, but I was wondering whether the was a way to prevent it happening entirely. The network is a LAN with in windows xp professional service pack 1 installed that's all I know.

Please help

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We have a Windows terminal server at work. Some remote users are accidently shutting down the server when they log off (picking shutdown instead of log off). I am wondering if there is a way to track which logon is responsible for the shutdown? I did have a policy that blocked access to the shutdown feature, but it stopped working when we upgraded to Active Directory, but that is a different problem for a different day. Thanks for any suggestions.

A:Monitoring remote shutdown

well you could audit each user and that should tell you whose doing what

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This problem is driving me kabonkers. I have searched in google but it has just taken me around in circles. I have 3 computers in my house. My laptop is running Windows 7 Pro. My desktop is running Windows Vista Home and my other laptop is running Windows 7 Home. I've tried to remote shutdown one of these computers from the GUI prompt but it always returns with "Error 5 access is denied". Is there any way to fix this. I know Windows 7 and Windows Vista Home doesn't have the Local Group Policy editor. Is there any way I can fix this.

A:Remote shutdown curse!

I know it has been a longggg time since i posted to this post. But, for those who are also having this problem I solved it. All you have to do is create the same user account on both machines, or you can enable the administrator account on both machines but, you have to have the SAME password for both accounts on both machines

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I'm not sure if this is the right place, however I am trying remotely logoff the current user from my vista x64 ultimate machine upstairs to my vista x64 home premium machine downstairs.

I can easily restart or shutdown using
cmd> shutdown /r /f /p /m \\PC
or /s respectively

However you cannot use -l with -m so I can only turn the computer off to keep the kids from playing video games all day.

I remember in XP you could use the Computer Manager to connect to \\PC(or what ever it happens to be) and then right click to find shutdown properties and a logoff option. This seems to be gone in vista although I can use Computer Manager to connect to \\PC from my upstairs computer \\Nick-PC and see the users on \\PC, but with no logoff option.

I have also tried cmd> logoff "session#" /server:"name"
logoff 2 /server:\\PC

This also did not work even when instead of typing in 1,2,or 3 for whomever was logged on session id using their loggon name
logoff nick server:\\PC
also did nothing if nick was theoretically the current logged on user.

Any ideas for how to logoff the user without having to shutdown or restart the computer? This is more of a annoyance to keep people on task then restarting which waists a lot of time.

A:Remote logoff shutdown

Const cLogoff = 0
Const cShutdown = 1
Const cReboot = 2
Const cForceLogoff = 4
Const cForceShutdown = 5
Const cForceReboot = 6
Const cPowerOff = 8
Const cForcePowerOff = 12

strComputer = "PC"
Set objWMIService = GetObject("winmgmts:" & "{impersonationLevel=impersonate}!\\" & strComputer & "\root\cimv2")
Set colOperatingSystems = objWMIService.ExecQuery ("SELECT * FROM Win32_OperatingSystem")
For Each objOperatingSystem in colOperatingSystems

Seems to work for me it's a little abrupt, but I'm sure I can do more tinkering.
I did however have to enable rpc through the vista firewall to make this work. I had no idea what WMI or RPC was before this, ah the powers of Google.

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Hi guys! I need a program that can remote shutdown Novell, Unix and Windows machines over the network.

It does not matter so much what OS it needs to run on but it would not hurt if it was Win2K...

I need to activate the program via a script, so there must be a switch in the program that enables me to actually do this without pressing any buttons...

The reason I need it is because our Riello Power Dialog 600 UPS has a crappy software for doing exactly this, i.e. shutting down comps remotley so I want to use my own...

BTW; it's 17 servers and the maximum runtime with this UPS is ca 20-30 minutes...

A:Remote Shutdown Software?

A scriptable telnet client..

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I am logging onto a 2nd PC in the same workgroup using a remote desktop, when logged on, I only get the option to log off or disconnect. I would really like to see options for shutdown etc but do not know how to enable this without logging on as the administrator, which I do not want to do.

any assistance with this please, thank you.

A:Remote desktop shutdown

Try clicking on the desktop within Remote Desktop and then hitting Alt-F4.

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I use a program that has the ability to reboot or shut down my computer remotely. I would like to be able to find a freeware title that does just that (shutdown or reboot remotely). By the way, the program is Radmin (for Remote Admin) and it is about to expire and I did not want to re-subscribe.

A:Remote shutdown or reboot?

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4700MQ CPU @ 2.40GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8073 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4600, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 704257 MB, Free - 278407 MB;
Motherboard: Alienware, 07MJ2Y
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled
hello i always get this error when i try to remotely shut down my other laptop when i run net view to find the ip address it says this error

C:\WINDOWS\system32>net view
System error 6118 has occurred.

The list of servers for this workgroup is not currently available

A:need help remote shut down with shutdown -i

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How do I remotely shut down a computer via IP address in the command prompt?
I've been trying the following syntax:

shutdown /m

And it's not working. What am I doing wrong?

A:Solved: Remote Shutdown

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Hi there,

I work for a college in the IT department and my knowledge is lacking in the remote shutdown area and is being exploited by my fellow workers.

The computers are connected to a domain and our computers are named via the tag number of the machine and we do not use roaming profiles. I know how to send a shutdown request, but I don't know how to stop it.

Can someone please help?

A:Stop Remote Shutdown

Hi HalesowenTechie and welcome to Seven Forums.

Is someone sending out a command to remote shutdown a pc/pc's?

I will need more info on this.

Is it just one pc or all pc's?

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I'm having quite some troubles shutting down a Win 8.1 x64 computer remotely, using the shutdown command. 
I searched online for solutions and tried several things, mostly the solution [1] seems to boil down to adding the reg-key LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy=1
(i), adding an account on the machine to be shutdown, matching the credentials of the user on the machine shutting down (ii), adding "Everyone" to the "Force
shutdown from a remote system" entry via secpol.msc (iii).
I did (i) and (ii), while (iii) will not work for me since on my remote machine (the one shutting down) I'm logged
on with a user of the company's domain, while the machine to be shut down is not in the domain (and is not supposed to be). Also, the solution I'm looking for should work in different setups as well, thus in the final setup I will most likely be using a diffent
user in a different domain anyways.
Is there no way of simply deactivate all the security stuff and let shutdown do it's work? Security is really not a concern at all in my use case, it just has to work.

[1] https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/windows/en-US/4cd01733-0f21-4078-979d-5080bc0c98fb/remote-shutdown-access-denied-5

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Access is denied when attempting to shutdown another computer using the shutdown command:

shutdown.exe /s /m \\COMPUTERNAME /t 00

COMPUTERNAME: Access is denied.(5)

Enabling Windows 8 Remote Shutdown from command.

I am using this solution on a home workgroup local network. The solution works for shutdown.exe and psshutdown.exe. It works for Windows 8 and should work for Windows 7.

Control Panel, Network and Sharing Center, Change Advanced Sharing settings
"Private" enable "Turn on File and Printer sharing"

Add Registry Key

RUN regedt32.exe



Right click and add new DWORD


When user name and password are not the same on both computers change the following on the remote computer:
Change Local Security Policy

RUN secpol.msc

Local Security Policy, Security Settings, Local Policies, User Rights Assignment
Add "Everyone" to "Force shutdown from a remote system"

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Dear Members,

I have a problem with remotely shutting down a PC running Windows Vista from a Windows XP Home SP2 PC.

I can shutdown the XP SP2 computer from the Vista computer, but i cannot shutdown the Vista computer from the XP computer...

If i type in cmd on the XP computer: shutdown -s -f -m \\vistapc it gives: "The network path was not found"
But if i do this on the Vista computer (only then with \\XPpc) it nicely shuts it down...

Any ideas...?


P.S. As far as i know the Vista PC ain't running any firewalls.
P.S.2 I figured it wasn't neccesary to post all specs except for these:

- Windows XP Home SP2,
- AntiVir: AVG 8.0
- Windows Firewall off
- Windows Vista Home Basic
- AntiVir: Symantec Antivirus
- Windows Firewall on (turning off made no difference)

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I know this has been asked about a lot, but I've searched for a solution to my problem for a while know and I can;t get it to work. I have an asministrator account on both computers with the same password. I have tried to shut it down with the command itself and the GUI. It always returns with the same error: "DESKTOP-PC: Access is denied.(5)". I have downloaded psshutdown, but I don't really know how to use it. Any help will be appreciated. Thanks in advance!

A:Remote shutdown Access Denied (5)

Google is your friend!

PsShutdown - Shutdown or reboot a computer

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Hello, this one has been confusing me for a while now I am trying to do a remote shutdown of another pc on a LAN to which I understand that this is the command

shutdown -s -m \\computername

when I do this I get a message saying access is denied

Then I try it another way

shutdown -i

I add the computer name into the top box , select the option and click ok to which nothing happens.

1 machine is on windows xp and the other is windows vista, BUT I do know windows xp and windows vista do use different workgroup , both are now on the workgroup one to which nothing is working.

Has anyone else got any other ideas?


A:Solved: remote shutdown command over a LAN

Try this one: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/sysinternals/utilities/psshutdown.mspx

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Upon startup, system opened very slowly. Then when it did load to desktop a window came up saying "This system is shutting down. Please save all work in progress and log off. Any unsaved changes will be lost.
This shutdown was initiated by NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM

Windows must now restart because REMOTE PROCEDURE CALL (RPC) service terminated unexpectedly.

This shows up every time and then will restart the system. It won't allow me to start in safe mode or anything.
I took the main "C" drive out and installed it into a portable device and connected it to another PC, it seems to work fine.


A:"remote Procedure Call" Shutdown

You should carry out a Full anti Virus, Trojan, Worm and Other nasty things Scan.

RPC is a typical error message caused by many viruses/worms.

Identify it (if it exists) and then delete it. You can ID virruss on the net and Symantec have a whole load of single removal tools, once you have name of offending Virus/worm.

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