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MCI COMMAND HANDLING WINDOW SHUTTING DOWN THE PC. Message that says MCI command handling is attempting to shutdown while shutting down my PC with Windows XP and it hangs and will not let PC shut down properly.

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Then re-install Windows again

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How to Shut Down a Work Station Remotely (Windows)?


If you are using the Remote Desktop Connection option of Windows, then the only option it provides is to logout. If however, you can get to the Command Prompt (Admin), then you can use the 'shutdown' command from the command prompt window. Type in 'shutdown /?' to see a list of options.

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How to set timer for shutdown in windows os


step 1: click start menu button<br /> step 2: click on the 'run' button<br /> step 3: in the box that appears,type in the command ''shutdown -t 01"<br /> the computer will start shutting down in 01 seconds<br /> Note: By changing the value after the letter 't' in step three, u can set timer to shutdown for the specified value<br /> for eg: the command ''shutdown -t 15" will set the timer for shutdown to 15 seconds.

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Create One-Click Shutdown and Reboot Shortcuts:


First, create a shortcut on your desktop by right-clicking on the desktop, choosing New, and then choosing Shortcut. The Create Shortcut Wizard appears. In the box asking for the location of the shortcut, type shutdown. After you create the shortcut, double-clicking on it will shut down your PC.
But you can do much more with a shutdown shortcut than merely shut down your PC. You can add any combination of several switches to do extra duty, like this:
shutdown -r -t 01 -c "Rebooting your PC" Double-clicking on that shortcut will reboot your PC after a one-second delay and display the message "Rebooting your PC." The shutdown command includes a variety of switches you can use to customize it. Table 1-3 lists all of them and describes their use.
I use this technique to create two shutdown shortcuts on my desktop—one for turning off my PC, and one for rebooting. Here are the ones I use:
shutdown -s -t 03 -c "Bye Bye m8!" shutdown -r -t 03 -c "Ill be back m8 ;)!"
Switch What it does
-s Shuts down the PC.
-l Logs off the current user.
-t nn Indicates the duration of delay, in seconds, before performing the action.
-c "messagetext" Displays a message in the System Shutdown window. A maximum of 127 characters can be used. The message must be enclosed in quotation marks.
-f Forces any running applications to shut down.
-r Reboots the PC.

on Jun 24, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Computer does not shutdown


You have programs running that aren't shutting down, you can choose the force shutdown option to solve your problem.

Jul 27, 2014 | Computers & Internet

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How do I restart or reboot my whole system and start fresh.I have a Dell latitude D430


Hi,
Dell not given facility to reboot. But command through you can reboot . To access the command prompt window from Vista or Windows 7:
  1. Go to the Start menu
  2. Type cmd in the Search field
  3. Press Enter
On a Windows XP computer:
  1. Click the Start menu
  2. Choose Run
  3. Type cmd
  4. Press Enter
From an open command prompt window, you can type shutdown, and then the option you wish to execute.
To shut down your computer type: shutdown /s
To restart your computer type: shutdown /r
To log off your computer type: shutdown /l
0r
press down window key with and two time press "U" key.

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How do i shut down comand promptsw on my computer


Hi Good day!!if you are using windows go to command prompt. press windows logo key + r to display run dialog. type cmd and click ok. in the command prompt type the following commands and press enter: shutdown.exe -s -f -t 0
-s = shutdown
-f = force shutdown closing all programs
-t = time in millisecond
0 = now you can change this no. to schedule your shutdown.

for ubuntu open terminal and type -sudo shutdown 0 you can change the 0 if you want.
Hope my solution help you!!

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Have HP mini notebook. everytime im on the


Sounds like spyware / malware i would use an online scanner like Eset or a program like Malwarebytes.

also to stop the computer from restarting open the command prompt window (start menu, click run, type cmd, click ok...) type "shutdown.exe /a" without the "" and there is a space between exe and /a this will abort the shutdown.

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Error message


That is an infections that doing that to your computer. You can stop the shutdown by running this command before the countdown reaches zero. Type this command from the Start->Run box:

shutdown -a

This should kill the countdown. However, you will have to get that infection removed from your computer.

Oct 11, 2009 | Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition

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Dell model DHM DESKTOP which is stuck while plug in .


Try this out:

1. Hold down the Start (Windows Flag Key) button on your keyboard and press R

2. Type this Command : shutdown.exe -s -f -t 00

This will shutdown all running programs and shutdown windows Instantly.

Optionally you can create a desktop shortcut to do this automatically. Here is how:

1. Right click on any blank space of windows desktop -> New -> Shortcut. A “Create Shortcut” window will open.

2. In the blank, type in:
shutdown.exe -s -f -t 0
It means, shutdown and wait for Zero second. Click “Next” button for next step.

3. Type in whatever name you like in the blank. I use “Turn Off PC”. Then, click “Finish” button.

4. You are finished . A new shutdown shortcut has been created on your windows desktop!

Just click on it to shutdown.

Dec 07, 2008 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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Thinkpad T61 shutsown problem after installaing XP pro


Getting into Windows Safe Mode when you cannot boot after installing a new device or driver. ... From Windows Safe Mode click Start / Shutdown and restart the computer.

NTLDR is missing If you are attempting to install Windows XP or Windows 2000 and are receiving ... After the above two files have been copied, remove the floppy diskette .


How to shut down / restart the computer with a batch file. It may be necessary after a batch file is completed its copying or installing ... Microsoft Windows XP includes a new shutdown command that will enable .

Read and follow instructions/Good Luck, Please dont for get to Vote/Thank You.



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