Re: Hidden Shut down Feature XP & XP Pro.

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Cima, Oct 25, 2008.

  1. Cima

    Cima Guest

    On Sun, 26 Oct 2008 11:17:09 +1300, OZZY Boy
    <> wrote:

    >On Sun, 26 Oct 2008 10:56:08 +1300, Bret <> wrote:
    >
    >>On Sat, 25 Oct 2008 23:10:56 +1300, OZZY Boy wrote:
    >>
    >>> I needed to shut down a computer that does not have a Monitor connected and when at the Log On
    >>> screen..

    >>
    >>Press the power button halfwit.

    >
    >
    >
    >What not another idiot..??
    >
    >


    Huh, on most PCs pressing the power button initiates the shutdown, whether
    logged on or at the logon screen.
     
    Cima, Oct 25, 2008
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  2. Cima

    Cima Guest

    On Sun, 26 Oct 2008 12:45:19 +1300, Bret <> wrote:

    >On Sun, 26 Oct 2008 11:44:24 +1300, Cima wrote:
    >
    >> On Sun, 26 Oct 2008 11:17:09 +1300, OZZY Boy
    >> <> wrote:
    >>
    >>>On Sun, 26 Oct 2008 10:56:08 +1300, Bret <> wrote:
    >>>
    >>>>On Sat, 25 Oct 2008 23:10:56 +1300, OZZY Boy wrote:
    >>>>
    >>>>> I needed to shut down a computer that does not have a Monitor connected and when at the Log On
    >>>>> screen..
    >>>>
    >>>>Press the power button halfwit.
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>
    >>>What not another idiot..??
    >>>
    >>>

    >>
    >> Huh, on most PCs pressing the power button initiates the shutdown, whether
    >> logged on or at the logon screen.

    >
    >Welcome to the idiot club, you qualify because you know something. :) LOL


    LOL!

    It actually doesn't work on my PC, it goes to sleep instead. The power options
    are set to "shut down" when power button is pressed, but it ignores that.
     
    Cima, Oct 26, 2008
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