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Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#1486 closed Bug (Wont Fix)

Powerdown doesn't work under Windows 2000

Reported by: sweeneyg@… Owned by:
Milestone: Component: AutoIt
Version: 3.3.4.0 Severity: None
Keywords: power shut powerdown shutdown Cc:

Description

As discussed in http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=110241&st=0&gopid=776335&#entry776335

Different models of Windows 2000 workstations do not power down when using the option in Autoit - instead they get the "it's now safe to turn off your computer".

Shutdown(1+8) (Shutdown + Powerdown)
Shutdown(4+8) (Force Powerdown)
Shutdown(4+8+1) (Force Powerdown + Shutdown)

Compiled under version 3.2.2.0, they all work perfectly.
Compiled under version 3.3.1.5, they all just do a shutdown - no power down.
Likewise, I've tried the same under the shiny new 3.3.4.0 - same as 3.3.1.5 (no power down).

XP SP3 works fine. 2K SP4 doesn't.

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comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by Jon

  • Resolution set to Wont Fix
  • Status changed from new to closed

AFAIK If you ever see that message it's due to bad drivers/BIOS on that machine. At the API level we've done everything to make the poweroff happen.

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