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Windows 7: Shut down or restart computer via Remote Desktop?

29 Aug 2009   #1
Oddish

Windows 7
 
 
Shut down or restart computer via Remote Desktop?

On XP I always used to bring up the task manager on the remote computer and choose "shut down" or "restart" in one of the toolbar menus, but there's no such menu on 7. Anyone got an idea of how I can shut down or restart a Windows 7 machine via Remote Desktop?


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29 Aug 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Oddish View Post
On XP I always used to bring up the task manager on the remote computer and choose "shut down" or "restart" in one of the toolbar menus, but there's no such menu on 7. Anyone got an idea of how I can shut down or restart a Windows 7 machine via Remote Desktop?
Oddish

I dont use remote desktop, but instead use teamviewer and Im assuming you mean other than start>shutdown>restart, right? Then there is the Contro;>alt>del and right box to shutdown or re-start.

Ken
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29 Aug 2009   #3
Mercurial

Windows 7 32bit RTM
 
 

cmd > type shutdown -i.... add your ip and press okay... and tada

!!!

or make a .bat file with shutdown script :P
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29 Aug 2009   #4
Antman

 

I use the cmd line util shutdown.exe.
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30 Aug 2009   #5
Oddish

Windows 7
 
 

Thanks! I should've known there was a command line solution for this.
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31 Aug 2009   #6
ultraplanet

Windows 7
 
 

If you click the "Windows Securtiy" button under the start orb (only visible there when you are connect via Remote Desktop) you will be presented with a screen of choices. Click the red icon in the lower right corner of that screen and you will have choices to Restart, Sleep and Shutdown.
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31 Aug 2009   #7
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

While using remote desktop, press ctrl-alt-end. You'll get an option to shut down/restart.
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01 Sep 2009   #8
johngalt

 

+1 for CTRL + ALT + END - it accomplishes the exact same thing as the Start --> Windows Security
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01 Sep 2009   #9
Oddish

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johngalt View Post
+1 for CTRL + ALT + END - it accomplishes the exact same thing as the Start --> Windows Security
The problem with Ctrl + Alt + End is that I have no "Restart" or "Shutdown" options in any of the menus, as I explained in the original post.
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01 Sep 2009   #10
concoran

Win 7 Home Premium
 
 

To shutdown. From start->run (winkey + R) 'shutdown -f -s -t 1'
To restart, 'shutdown -f -r -t 1'.
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