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    Shutdown all PC's at 7PM

    Hi guys, do many of you use a script / program to shutdown PC's in the evening? if so, what program / script do you use? as i need to impliment this, but either shutdown commands, or psshutdown might take a while to impliment, and was wondering if there is anything (free) that is quicker and easier.

    Many Thanks in advance

    Ben.

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    Scheduled task configured via Group Policy Preferences.

    You have the option to delay the task if someone's using the machine as well.

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    Have a look at this previous post

    Remotely Shutdown/Restart PC's at night

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    add a start up script to add a scheduled task, copy the following text into notepad and save as shutdown.bat

    REM Create a task for this computer to shut itself down at 7pm
    schtasks /create /sc daily /st 19:00:00 /tn "Shutdown at 1900" /tr "shutdown -s -t 120 -c \"This computer is scheduled to automatically shutdown at this time. You have 2 minutes to save all your work and logoff.\"" /ru system

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    If your running Windows XP i would use Shutdownertron, you can find it here: EduGeek Shutdownertron

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    Shutdownertron also works very well with Windows 7.

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    shutdown /s /t (seconds) /f /m \\pcname

    stick that in a batch file and run

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    Got a schedule in impero for it to both shutdown and wake up at set times

    Used to do it using spec ops remote admin, and before that with a script.


    Impero's so wonderful

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrbios View Post
    ...Impero's so wonderful
    Thanks for kind comment

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    +1 for GPO Preferences Scheduled Task

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    For those having fun and games with it not working, Ive just put some details on my blog...

    http://www.edugeek.net/blogs/thescar...eferences.html
    Last edited by TheScarfedOne; 29th September 2011 at 10:22 AM. Reason: Added blog post link

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