Introduction: How to Remotely Shutdown Computers Within a Network

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What will you need:

*A network with internet access that allows access to file sharing sites
* A file sharing account (such as mediafire)
*Basic computer skills
*Notepad
*A computer at home with internet access

Step 1: Make a Batch Script and Save It

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On your home computer, open notepad or other text editor (such as notepad++)
Type or copy and paste the following:

shutdown /i

then click save as and save it as a .bat file





Step 2: Upload to a File Sharing Site

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Upload your .bat file to your file sharing account.


Step 3: Download and Run

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Now download your .bat file by logging in to your file sharing account and clicking download.

Step 4: Run It

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Now run the .bat file you downloaded. And you should get a dialog, click add then type in the name of the computer you want to shut down and click  ok.But before you click ok please read the disclaimer below:
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I am NOT responsible for the misuse of  this information. This information is provided for educational purposes only.
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By clicking Ok you have read and agreed the disclaimer above.

Now click ok again and watch what happens :)


Thanks for viewing the tutorial, Please rate and follow :). For faq please move onto next step

 

Step 5: FAQ (frequently Asked Questions)

1. I don't see a remote shutdown dialog

* did you type in the code posted in step 1? ;check against the code posted in step one with the one you typed.

2.I got an error message  saying "access denied"

*in this case the computer you want to shutdown must allow remote access

3. The disclaimer you posted in step 4; how is this tutorial educational?

* This tutorial teaches you about using batch scripts and also command prompt commands such as shutdown

4. I still don't get how you did it?

*keep on going back to the steps until you get how to do it.

5. Why are you using Camstudio ?, it's a crap video recorder

* its free

6. Why are you still using windows vista?

*because windows 7 crashes alot

Comments

Lukathetech (author)2013-03-11

I have corrected a few spelling errors and grammar

SgtRoto (author)2013-05-22

Is there a way to find out the names of the computers on a network?

Lukathetech (author)SgtRoto2013-05-23

In answer to your question, yes there is a way to do so. 

You can do this by going to:-

Windows Vista and windows 7

Start > Control Panel > Network and Sharing Center > View Computer and Devices


Unfortunately  I am not sure how to view computers on windows 8. 

Prof. Pickle (author)2013-03-11

Why go to the trouble of uploading your file and then downloading it when you can just run it? Also, why have it in a file at all. Use the command prompt.

Lukathetech (author)Prof. Pickle2013-05-23

You could use command prompt, but if you were use this method in a workplace environment. Then you wouldn't have access to command prompt because your system administrator will restrict command prompt from running.

...And how the hell did this come up when I searched "C#"?!

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