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Anonymous
October 24, 2004 6:49:07 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?)

I am using XP Pro with two user accounts each with no restrictions. With the
administrator account, I am able to setup a working shortcut to shutdown, and
one to restart. However, while logged on to the second account, the command
does not work. What am I missing?

RJJ

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Anonymous
October 24, 2004 2:15:53 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.customize (More info?)

Shutdown & Reboot Shortcuts

Desktop Shutdown Shortcut
Right click the desktop | New | Shortcut | Create Shortcut Wizard opens |
Type or paste: %windir%\System32\shutdown.exe -s -t 00 |
Next | Type name like: SHUTDOWN | Finish | Right click the new shortcut |
Make sure Start in has: %windir%

Desktop Reboot Shortcut
Right click the desktop | New | Shortcut | Create Shortcut Wizard opens |
Type or paste: %windir%\System32\shutdown.exe -r -t 00 |
Next | Type name like: REBOOT | Finish | Right click the new shortcut |
Make sure Start in has: %windir%

Customize the icons
Right click each shortcut | Properties | Shortcut tab | Change Icon button

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Hope this helps. Let us know.
Wes

In news:582314BB-760E-4FF5-9406-9C013BF9DE52@microsoft.com,
RJJ <RJJ@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
> Greetings all,
>
> I've also posted in Customizing but want to post here as well.
> I am using XP Pro with two user accounts each with no restrictions.
> With the administrator account, I am able to setup a working shortcut
> to shutdown, and one to restart. However, while logged on to the
> second account, the command does not work. What am I missing?
>
> RJJ

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Hope this helps. Let us know.
Wes

In news:1587A941-900D-4BED-A592-146C790EE365@microsoft.com,
RJJ <RJJ@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
> I am using XP Pro with two user accounts each with no restrictions.
> With the administrator account, I am able to setup a working shortcut
> to shutdown, and one to restart. However, while logged on to the
> second account, the command does not work. What am I missing?
>
> RJJ
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