Shutdown.exe won't run


D

Donald

I made a bat file and put in it "shutdown -s -t 00" on most of my Windows XP
Pro clients it runs fine as a scheduled task. Three of my clients put up the
error
"Required priviledge is not held by the client." and the PC does not
shutdown.

What priviledge do I have to set to get shutdown.exe to run on these clients?
 
D

Donald

Yes, it seems the easiest soulution is to copy shutdown.exe from a PC with
SP3 on it to the c:\windows\system32 folder of the SP2 clients.

Thanks
 
D

Donald

This work around does not work. If the user has Administrative access
shutdown.exe works, if the user has User access shutdown.exe does not work.
It does not matter if it is SP2 or SP3. I need shutdown.exe to work in User
access. Can you tell me how to work around this?
 
3

3c273

Open the properties of the task and set it to run as administrator and set
the password.
Louis
 

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