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CHEVELLEXP

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Hello im new here and i have a question thats been bugging me for a long time now.Well the problem is im on a network with Windows XP and when i try to remotely shutdown a PC it says access denied even though im logged on as Administrator.I type this in : shutdown -s -f -m\\machine1

after i type that in it says access denied but why im Admin?

Thanks in advance for any help

this is getting on my nerves :tazz:

Edited by CHEVELLEXP, 04 May 2005 - 11:10 PM.

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i will not go to sleep till i solve this prob.
gotta get the coffe ready
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please can anyone help?? :tazz: ;) ;)
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ok my friend told me to try this :NET USE \\computername\IPC$/users:ADMINISTRATOR"password"

so i tried this but it said network path not found i need help please
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The machine you are shutting down is HOME or PRO
Firewall on or off?
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NET USE \\{computername}\IPC$ /user:administrator {password}
then
shutdown -s -f -m \\{computername}-t 30
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okay my computer is PRO so i would have to type this: net use \\computername\IPC$/users:Administrator"password" then shutdown -i on the same line?
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no...different lines

NET USE \\{computername}\IPC$ /user:administrator {password}
ENTER

you will get a reply saying the command completed successfully

THEN
type
shutdown -s -f -m \\{computername}-t 30
hit ENTER
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so is there a space between the $ sign and the / sign ?

also no quotes around the password?
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yes, there is a space
no, no quote marks
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gerryf i would like to thank you very much for the help
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