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Windows Thread, Auto log off user after a program is closed in Technical; Originally Posted by link470 It's a one [1] try changing that to an L and then as I'm assuming it ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by link470 View Post
    It's a one [1]
    try changing that to an L and then as I'm assuming it si trying to do a shutdown with log off?

    this will be a very useful thing when it works as you can have program spesific users on the domain (ie for exam software and programs like sucess maker).

    Is it possible to put up the full code of it working if/when it is please?

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    Quote Originally Posted by link470 View Post
    Hey guys! I haven't found anything else yet that would do a better job than what you all have suggested. Anything ideas on fixing the user shell error or the VB script, or any other ideas? I've still got 2 weeks.

    Thanks!
    Although this thread is long since dead I may have come up with a way to make the shell mode work properly and so thought I would add it for refference.

    It turns out that as part of XP SP2 they added something called shell protection mode to increase security. This restricts the shell applications access to a certain small subset of folders and files. This can be disabled in the local group policy on the computer by going to:

    Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Windows Explorer : Turn off shell protocol protected mode

    Hopefully this will work and act as a refference for anyone who might be trying this kind of thing in future.

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    ScreenPass auto logoff

    You can try using ScreenPass

    ScreenPass automatically Logout idle workstations after administrator defined idle period has exceeded.

    Works under XP and Vista.

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