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    Shutdown shortcut (Home, SP2)

    Hi -

    Have this shortcut on desktop, but it takes 30 secs to shut down. Is there another switch to use without having the timer?

    %windir%System32shutdown.exe -s

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    Re: Shutdown shortcut (Home, SP2)

    Try a "/t:xx" option (no quotation marks) where xx is the number of seconds. This is the syntax for Win2k so it may not work with XP.

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    Re: Shutdown shortcut (Home, SP2)

    This tip from PCDoctor-guide.com lists the switches as:
    -l (log off)
    -s (shut down)
    -r (reboot)
    -t xx, where xx is the time that you want the system to wait before starting the shutdown process.
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    Re: Shutdown shortcut (Home, SP2)

    Remember when you use these tricks, and settings changes you made to your system will NOT be saved, which is the STANDARD, on a normal shutdown.

    Now running HP Pavilion a6528p, with Win7 64 Bit OS.

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    Re: Shutdown shortcut (Home, SP2)

    Yes, even SysInternals PsShutDown says for its -f option:

    <big>Forces all running applications to exit during the shutdown instead of giving them a chance to gracefully save their data</big>

    There seems to be no option which would cause graceful data saving by/for running applications. I find this surprising...

    John
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    Ita, esto, quidcumque...

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