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Old 01-07-2014, 06:57 PM   #1
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Default Windows 7 shutdown timer?

I recently upgraded all of the machines in my house. Each client machine now uses Windows 7 Professional.
When I was using Windows XP Professional, I would often invoke remote shutdowns to client machines. The client machine would display an over-everything window, showing precise amount of time remaining before Windows shuts down.
However, when I do this to a Windows 7 client, they get a message saying "You are about to be logged off". This balloon message disappears after about five seconds. If the user misses it, they will lose their work.
Is there a way to disable this, and use the proper shutdown countdown window?
A five second balloon seems very little warning, especially when the force operative is used.

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Old 01-09-2014, 08:58 AM   #2
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Default Re: Windows 7 shutdown timer?

How to Use the Remote Shutdown Command in Windows

Because you shut it down via an xp machine to a windows 7 that might be a different way to do it as xp doesn't use all the same as windows 7 would.

Try that artical, sorry I have little experience in networking.
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