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Windows 7: Shut Down Computer Shortcut - Create


05 Feb 2010   #9
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Shut Down Computer Shortcut - Create

How to Create a Force "Shut Down" Computer Shortcut in Windows

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24 Jun 2011   #10
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bufoto View Post
I cannot take ownership. Not with elevated rights either.
It states : Cannot show current owner.
Any other ideas?
Are you logged in an administrator account?

Are you on a domain or work computer?

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24 Jun 2011   #11
bufoto

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I' m logged in as an Admin. And this is a PC at home.
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24 Jun 2011   #12
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Bufoto,

It sounds like you may have some sort of permissions issue or user account corruption for you not to be able to do this in an administrator account. As a test, create a new administrator account to see if you are able to do the tutorial with icon while logged into the new account.

You might also see if you may be able to use the free program Unlocker to delete the .ico file in your original user account.
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24 Jun 2011   #13
bufoto

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

The strange thing was that I repeated the unzipping of the file to another map and then all went well: it mentioned being blocked and I could unblock it. So I do not think that my account is corrupted.

Back to the icon on my desktop: I downloaded the Unlocker program as you said and that did the trick!
It removed the file from my desktop. All problems solved.
Thank you very much for your help and your quick repsonses; it is much appreciated!
kind regards,
Bufoto
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24 Jun 2011   #14
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome. That's great news.

My guess is that something may have interrupted and/or corrupted the download.
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21 Nov 2011   #15
presm26

windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

hello sir! i've got to say i've learned a lot on your tutorials!best there is on the web...i'm very thankful for all this new things i can do with my pc. i never imagined i can costumized a lot!!! thanks a lot sir!!
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21 Nov 2011   #16
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're most welcome Presm, and welcome to Seven Forums. Thank you for the kind words.
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