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Shutdown v1.02  FREE!

This program can be setup to shutdown, logoff, turn off or restart a user's machine. Very easy to use and distribute, no is installation required. By default (with no command line options), Shutdown will simply shutdown Windows. With the command line options, you can manipulate the functionality of this program. There is NO user interface for this program, when you run shutdown, it will execute the commands passed.

This utility works well in combination with our Message Manager Deluxe login script utility. Click here to download Shutdown v1.02 .

Command line options for Shutdown:

SHUTDOWN.EXE {command option} {force}

Pass the option you wish to perform on the command line.

1 = Shuts down the system to a point at which it is safe to turn off the power. All file buffers have been flushed to disk, and all running processes have stopped.
2 = Shuts down all processes running and then it logs the user off.
3 = Shuts down the system and turns off the power. NOTE: the system must support the power-off feature.
4 = Shuts down the system and then restarts the system.

FORCE = Forces processes to terminate. Instead of bringing up the "application not responding" dialog box for the user, this value forces an application to terminate if it does not respond.


shutdown.exe 4

This would restart the computer.

shutdown.exe 4 FORCE

This would restart the computer forcefully.

Not sure what a command line is or how to use it? See our Support FAQ

How to close Shutdown:

It will close by itself when it has completed its task.

Shutdown will only work successfully on these specific Windows operating systems:
Windows 7  Windows 2008  Windows Vista  Windows XP  Windows 2003  Windows 2000  Windows NT  Windows ME  Windows 98  Windows 95