windows 7 remote shutdown

#1
Hi,

i want to remote shutdown my htpc pc (after backup via scheduled task).
if I run the shutdown command i get

C:\Users\toetie>shutdown -s -m \\toetie-htpc -t 0
toetie-htpc: Access is denied.(5)

if I disable uac on my htpc it works ( but i don't want to disable it )
if I try to change the local policy local policies-> user right assignment->shut down the system yo add the pc i want to shutdown from in my workgroup I get a failed to save local policies error.


any help is appreciated
 


miket82

Senior Member
#2
remote shutdown of windows 7

Hi,

i want to remote shutdown my htpc pc (after backup via scheduled task).
if I run the shutdown command i get

C:\Users\toetie>shutdown -s -m \\toetie-htpc -t 0
toetie-htpc: Access is denied.(5)

if I disable uac on my htpc it works ( but i don't want to disable it )
if I try to change the local policy local policies-> user right assignment->shut down the system yo add the pc i want to shutdown from in my workgroup I get a failed to save local policies error.


any help is appreciated
Not sure if this is what you want but Ctrl+Alt+End works for me.
 


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