Remote shutdown windows computer : How to shutdown remote computers


I have explained about various hacks for accessing and hacking computer remotely using RATs. I was asked by many readers about way to shutdown computer remotely. So, I will inform you about
remote shutdown windows hack in this article. After reading this security article, you will be able to remote shutdown windows computer. I have also explained remote computer hacking using Ardamax keylogger in my article FUD Ardamax keylogger.

Remote shutdown windows computer:

A. Get victim computer name :

1. First of all, you need to know the computer name for which you wanna perform remote shutdown. You can obtain computer name by right clicking on My Computer and selecting “Properties”.

2. Now, on next screen, you will get Computer name. You should have physical access for this.

B. Remote shutdown windows computer using cmd:

3. Now, when you know the victim computer name which you wanna shutdown remotely, return back to your computer and open command prompt (Start ->Run ->cmd). (Same for both Windows XP and Windows Vista).

4. In command prompt, enter shutdown/i and this window will open:

5. Now, simply click on “Add” and type in your victim computer name to which you wanna perform remote shutdown. You can also set whether to alarm user of shutdown and time period of showing this alarm. Also, in comment type something interesting like “Your computer is infected with TROJAN – HAHAHA”. Simply, drives user crazy !!!

Note: For this remote shutdown hack to work, the victim computer must be in your network. Thus, you can use this easily in your schools, colleges or offices.

I hope this remote shutdown tutorial will help you. If you have any problem in this remote shutdown hack, please mention it in comments.

Enjoy remote shutdown…

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Lokesh Singh

Hello Friends, i am Lokesh Singh, certified Ethical hacker ( CEH, SSA, CSIF , CISSP). Have 8+ years of extensive experience in Ethical Hacking, Cyber Security and Penetration Testing domain.

  1. Anonymous

    June 28, 2010 at 3:41 pm

    is this functioning? remote shutdown?

    any coments pls,,who tried already.

  2. Anonymous

    December 8, 2010 at 8:01 pm

    i got on cmd:

    access is denied <5>

    what is that and what can i do about it.

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