View Full Version : Is there a "shut-on-LAN?"
03-09-2003, 07:27 AM
sure, there is wake-on-LAN, but is there a function to do the opposite, to shut off a computer on the LAN? And how does one go about doing it through a strictly peer to peer network?
03-09-2003, 01:51 PM
There is a number of free remote shutdown tools you can download. Microsoft has a utility on the Resource Kit called shutgui.exe. Apparently shutgui is built-in into XP also, not sure about it.
If you search Google for shutgui.exe or "remote shutdown" you'll find a bunch of them.
03-09-2003, 05:40 PM
excellent, thanks. So there's nothing built into the router for that I assume?
03-09-2003, 05:50 PM
No. I think if you try to run it as a user that does not exist on the target machine it's going to ask for username and password.
01-14-2006, 02:00 PM
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