Their solution was to remove that particular mouse and all worked fine. When you see the Device Manager window, locate and open the System Devices item. Uninstalled Program It is quite possible that the problem may be caused by an improperly uninstalled program. You can now select either Shut down or Restart depending on what you wish to do. Very few shutdown failure scenarios are documented for Windows 2000. I list them here as part of the ongoing data collection.
On the other hand, if your computer is not configured to do this, when you press the power button the computer will turn off and any unsaved data in Windows will be lost. Reasons: xx - The major reason number positive integer less than 256. The problem was so severe I ran without the software all together. Use to force that setting change. For a step-by-step troubleshooting method that applies to all versions of Windows 9 x, see the generic. Remote Shutdown via Batch File Finally, you can create a batch file so that can do all of this by just running the file. Click on the Shut down submenu as indicated by the blue arrow and you will then see the various Shut down, Restart, Sleep, or Hibernate options.
Have you looked at this link for Vista: Also, you might want to take a look at your system event log file, maybe there is something getting recorded in there when the command runs. There is a way to apply local group policies to all users except the Administrator account, but it requires quite a few steps. Normal Shutdown, Forced Shutdown, with many easy to use available options. Go to the and click on V. Shutdown Timer can be used to shutdown computer after known duration. To do this we need to access the Charms bar which can be opened by putting your mouse cursor in the upper or lower right-hand corners of the screen.
If you experience this problem, be sure to close all running programs before attempting shutdown and see if this solves your problem. The valid range is 0-315360000 10 years , with a default of 30. To prevent this, you need to find the Remove Logoff on start menu setting in the same section and change it to Enabled also only under User Configuration. If neither p nor u is specified, the restart or shutdown is unplanned. This will restore any of the corrupted or deleted files. The default value in this dialog box is 20000, which is 20 seconds expressed in milliseconds. This will reveal which start up item is causing the problem.
If you really want to prevent any kind of software installation, go to the following policy: Computer Configuration — Administrative Templates — Windows Components — Windows Installer and click on Disable Windows Installer or Turn off Windows Installer. These are detailed below where known. This page is also reproduced, with my permission, on. One correspondent has confirmed that this matches his experience in trying unsuccessfully to use 4. Turn on computer, hit F8 numerous times until the window offering the Safe Mode option appears. Very predictable causes were involved most often, especially difficulty with some 16-bit applications or specific hardware incompatibilities.
Use the with the shutdown command to show detailed help about the command's several options. Start up your system and check if the shutdown options work now. Restoring them to default, might solve the issue. This registry key is needed because in Windows Vista and higher, an administrator account is stripped of its credentials when connecting remotely. Availability The shutdown command is an available in the below Microsoft Windows operating systems as shutdown.
I have had to do this in the past with comment strings that include a space. However, it is impossible to list every possible hardware or driver issue individually. This is the final screen below that pops up when the task runs. However, feel free to adjust anything that pertains to your work environment or routine. Deleting the file solved the problem. According to Jack Dunne, this is similar to a known Windows 2000 problem. I even upgraded my bios to the latest and it's still happening.
Congrats and enjoy your nice shut downs. During such a hang, there is no response to Ctrl+Alt+Del; the mouse may or may not work. Click the 'downloads' link on that page to access the driver download for your mouse. As each of these operating systems have different ways of performing these tasks, we have broken the tutorial into different sections that correspond to each of the operating systems. Backup your Registry before the change e.
If not, it was just an event happening once. However, if the computer restarts for any particular reason, the login screen will appear and the computer can be shut down. If you had it for years and all of a sudden this is happening, the wires could have come loose. The problem may be hardware or software related. When I did a search for audm - 2 files appeared.