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    Question Shutdown

    Ok, pretty much here is what happened
    I'm upstairs on my windows xp box and my win98se is downstairs on the same network, i don't feel like going downstairs to turn the computer off so i go to dos and type:
    shutdown -s -f -m \\family_room -t 10
    and it responds with
    the network path not found
    Why is that?
    i'm running zone alarm on the family_room computer but i've enabled it to share everything with the xp box, i can ping it as well as map drives to upstairs but can't turn it off
    any suggestions?
    also: i've never run that command before so its not like it was working and broke
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    0ri0n had the same problem

    http://www.antionline.com/showthread...emote+shutdown

    Both of his computers were XP though. Try the suggestions in the thread and if it doesn't work, inform us.

    edit: Since you didnt use this command before i'd recommend you read this:

    shutdown.exe instructions: http://www.antionline.com/showthread...emote+shutdown

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    You may try VNC, remote desktop. It is pretty fine to use "full control of" other PC.

    http://www.realvnc.com/download.html

    Can you other PC be shutdow or it is too old and you must push a botton on it?
    // too far away outside of limit

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    You probably don't have rights to Act as part of the operating system and/or log on as a service. Go to start and run...type gpedit.msc..navigate to computer configuration, windows settings, security settings, local policy, and user rights assignment. Add yourself as a user to these policies. Hope this helps. Note: This will only work under XP Pro and the NTFS file system.
    "It is a shame that stupidity is not painful" - Anton LaVey

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