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User currently onlineCXfirst From Norway, joined Jan 2007, 3069 posts, RR: 1
Posted (6 years 10 months 1 day 15 hours ago) and read 1488 times:

I need to get remote shutdown to work on our network. However, I get the message access denied, how do I allow access on my computers? - This is with Windows XP Home Service Pack 2.

-CXfirst


From Norway, live in Australia
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User currently offline707CMF From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 29
Reply 1, posted (6 years 10 months 1 day 13 hours ago) and read 1470 times:

Go to :

My Computer Properties (Remote tab)
and check the "Allow users to connect remotely to this computer".

Usually this does the trick.

Cheers,

707


User currently offlineYOWza From Canada, joined Jul 2005, 4891 posts, RR: 15
Reply 2, posted (6 years 10 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1429 times:

http://weblogs.asp.net/whaggard/arch...uter-via-Remote-Desktop_2E00_.aspx

YOWza



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User currently onlineCXfirst From Norway, joined Jan 2007, 3069 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (6 years 10 months 11 hours ago) and read 1381 times:

I completely worded my question wrong (practically asked the complete wrong thing).

I am having problems connecting to the other computers in my house wirelessly (need it so I can use remote shutdown). My computers are not allowing me to start a working home network (can't share files, etc.) I've tried going through the firewall, and other security features on both computers. I've gone through the net to find what my problem is, and when I think I find it, it doesn't work either.

PLEASE HELP!!!!

-CXfirst



From Norway, live in Australia
User currently offline707CMF From France, joined Mar 2002, 4885 posts, RR: 29
Reply 4, posted (6 years 10 months 10 hours ago) and read 1368 times:

Things that come to my mind :

- Check that both your computers are in the same workgroup
- If your computers are joined with a RJ45 cable, is it correctly cross-pinned ?

Cheers,

707


User currently offlineN74JW From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (6 years 9 months 4 weeks 1 day 23 hours ago) and read 1343 times:

Do you want to shut down computers remotely over the network?

Try:

Microsoft Windows Resource Kit is a separate CD.

This is a link that describes shutdown.exe:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;317371

More information and a list with free downloadable tools from the Resource Kit you can find here:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows2000...chinfo/reskit/default.asp#section1

Unfortunately shutdown.exe is not one of the free available tools. But there are some free third party tools that do the same job (for example PsShutdown on http://www.sysinternals.com/ntw2k/freeware/pstools.shtml).

At the moment I found another small free utility that also seems to work with Win9x. But you have to install it on all of your computers and it uses IP addresses and computer names for remote actions: PowerOff 3.0.0.15

URL: http://users.pandora.be/jbosman/applications.html
Documentation: http://users.pandora.be/jbosman/poweroff/poweroff.htm


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