post commands to shutdown Windows and the Computer

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  1. leoliver

    leoliver Registered Member

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    post command to power off computer

    What would be a post drive image back up command I could use to power off my computer after a back up operation ?
     
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    Re: post command to power off computer

    shutdown -s -f
     
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    Re: post command to power off computer

    Set up a scheduled task to run at shutdown which is what I do.
     
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    Hi Everyone,

    Does anyone know of a post command, to be used with a scheduled back up that will both shutdown Windows and power off the computer.
    The tsshutdn.exe command : C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\TSSHUTDN.EXE 0 /DELAY:0 /POWERDOWN was intended to be used shutting down Windows servers, but when I inserted it the "RUN" utility it shutdown Windows and my computer .
    But when I used it as post command, it failed and I received a error in my drive image back up log file.
    Any ideas ?
     
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    Hi,
    This has been discussed in this thread. The reply in post #3 is guaranteed to work (under Windows xp)or money back.
     
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    Larry, I suggested before that you use a scheduled task that creates your backup image at shutdown. This will run a task that creates your backup image and then shutdown and turn off the machine. I use this feature every night and works quite well. No need for any post processing commands.
     
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    Hi,
    This works pretty well only if you want to run a backup every day, which is not what everybody wants.
    On the other hand, if you want to run a backup on another regular period,you should proceed as I said in my previous post.
     
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    True but Larry has been unclear about what he wants and now has multiple threads on this topic such as this one https://www.wilderssecurity.com/showthread.php?t=186794.
     
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    Hi Everyone,

    Thanks for the replies . I do once a week full image drive back ups. I think on this week's back up I will try this post command : C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\shutdown.exe -s-f-t0 . I added the [ -f ] to make sure everything closes before shutdown .
     
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    Thanks for the heads up Tom. That previous old thread has now been merged to the beginning of this one in order to prevent dublicated replies.

    Regards

    Menorcaman
     
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    Re: post command to power off computer

    I have a need to run something other than True Image at shutdown. I don't see a setting for this in the Task Scheduler on Windows XP.

    Is there a way to do this, or are you referring to setting up a True Image scheduled backup?

    Thanks ... Mike
     
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    Re: post command to power off computer

    There isn't. I was referring to a TI scheduled backup.
     
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    Re: post command to power off computer

    Hi,
    You should tell us exactly what you have to run before shutdown.
     
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    I found this after I posted. Haven't tried it yet:

    gpedit.msc

    Computer Configuration -> Windows Settings -> Scripts (Startup/Shutdown)

    Mike
     
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