Forced Shutdown of Windows NT/2K Systems

Alex K. Angelopoulos alex "at" bittnet.com
Tue, 26 Mar 2002 14:53:13 +0000


That's a very intelligent approach - and scriptable, also.
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From: "Dave Warren" <maillist "at" devilsplayground.net>
To: <vnc-list "at" uk.research.att.com>
Sent: Tuesday, 2002-03-26 09:27
Subject: Re: Forced Shutdown of Windows NT/2K Systems


> John Roland Elliott wrote:
> > Isn't anyone else at least a little disappointed with these
> > "shutdown-and-I-really-mean-it-this-time-comma-dammit" approaches? When
> > there are processes running on my machines that don't or can't honor
> > shutdown requests, I kinda wanna know about it.
>
> Sometimes a process is simply busy and can't shut down for a few moment,
> so it tells the OS it's a bad time.  Another possibility is that an
> application is waiting for you to ack the save=yes/no dialog.
>
> Personally, I usually issue a forceful shutdown in 300 seconds, then
> shutdown myself manually.  If the shutdown is aborted, then 300 seconds
> later the forceful shutdown resolves the problem.
>
>
>
>
> --
> The nice thing about standards, there is enough for everyone to have their
own.
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