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Windows 7: Prevent Windows shutdown

20 Apr 2019   #1
Master Po

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Prevent Windows shutdown

How is possible to stop windows shutdown if I accidentally click Shutdown in start menu?


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20 Apr 2019   #2
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

Hi Master Po,

Command line
batch file terminate shutdown
batch file shutdown with error trap
change shutdown button to sleep

What's your flavor?
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20 Apr 2019   #3
HOGCALLER

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

Instructions:



https://www.howtogeek.com/howto/wind...windows-vista/


Abort shortcut:



Target:C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe -a


Start in:C:\Windows\system32


choose icon:%SystemRoot%\system32\SHELL32.dll
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4 Weeks Ago   #4
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

Here's a shutdown and restart batch file with yes check before action & shutdown.ico icon
Shutdown Batch File with Icon.zip
open zip & open READ ME FIRST


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4 Weeks Ago   #5
bigmck

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-Bit - Build 7600 SP1
 
 

I have accidently hit Shutdown instead of Log Off before. How is there time to run any of the aborts above? You have maybe five seconds until Shutdown. Just curious.
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4 Weeks Ago   #6
Snick

Win 10 x64, Linux Lite, Win 7 x64, BlackArch, & Kali
 
 

5 seconds isn't enough time.
If you look at the batch file I uploaded, right-click edit, look for
Shutdown -r -f -t 5
Shutdown -s -f -t 5

-t is shutdown timer in seconds, currently 5.
both places, change to seconds you wish
save as type: All files (*.*)
shutdown.bat
that saves it as it is, a batch file

Here's the regedit:
If you don't feel totally comfortable editing this key, backup the registry, or full disk image backup to be on the safe side.
Registry - Backup and Restore - Windows 7 Help Forums
  1. Click type regedit
  2. Click regedit.exe when it appears
  3. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control
  4. In the right pane, double-click WaitToKillServiceTimeout
  5. Change it to what you wish; default is 10000 is 10 seconds, 15000 is 15 seconds, 20000 is 20 seconds, etc.
  6. Click OK
  7. Close the folder levels you opened to return to where you began. (Computer and 5 folders below)
Shutdown set to 15 seconds
15 Second Shutdown Batch File with Icon.zip


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