Shutting Down a Remote Machine on a Local Network

Environment: VC6

This is a simple, dialog-based application that allows a user to shut down a remote or local machine, using any domain or local account that has remote shut-down privileges. The downloadable code demonstrates how to create a thread that uses different account rights as the parent process.


Download demo project - 20 Kb


  • Not run!!!

    Posted by lad on 08/09/2004 11:59pm

    I receive error: "A required privilege is not held by the client" Why that?

  • Axpers Esi menak Hajastanuma ashxatum :))))))))))))))

    Posted by Legacy on 09/30/2003 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Armen


  • Shutdown.exe

    Posted by Legacy on 05/26/2003 12:00am

    Originally posted by: Russ Freeman

    Shipped with my copy of windows XP.

  • Can not logon

    Posted by Legacy on 04/14/2003 12:00am

    Originally posted by: whymeantaisao

    Error: A required privilege is not held by the client. Can you show me how

  • error

    Posted by Legacy on 04/10/2003 12:00am

    Originally posted by: gwyn

    I kept having the error below after compilation.
    "--------------------Configuration: ShutDWN - Win32 Debug--------------------
    c:\documents and settings\gwyn\local settings\temp\temporary directory 3 for\shutdown\shutdwndlg.cpp(4) : fatal error C1083: Cannot open include file: 'ShutDWNDlg.h': No such file or directory
    Error executing cl.exe.

    ShutDWNDlg.obj - 1 error(s), 0 warning(s)

    • solution of your error

      Posted by leojose on 10/29/2005 03:26am

      Either the file ShutDWNDlg.h is not present on the same path as the one you are compiling from or the path shutdwndlg.cpp is too long. Try placing the project on a directory with a shorter path name


      Posted by newfmc on 12/22/2004 07:51am


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