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Old 04-01-2007, 10:39 PM   #1
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Default remote shutdown of local computers via command line?

Hello!
I am having trouble with something;
i have seen on many internet sites, and in the command line shutdown help that i am able to shutdown a local machine by typing "shutdown -m \\computernamehere -s
however when i try this all i get is network path not found message.
I am using windows xp, sp 2.

I want to make use of this feature, as i have needed something of this ability for many months, when i am connected to the main computer and forget to turn it off, or cant be bothered to go all the way downstairs to turn it off by hand!

Many thanks, Dan!
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Old 04-04-2007, 09:25 AM   #2
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Default Re: remote shutdown of local computers via command line?

try shutdown -i and add the computer manually with the dialog box...
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Default Re: remote shutdown of local computers via command line?

I thought this only worked if the computers were part of a domain, and that you were logged in as a domain administrator.
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