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Access is Denied.(5) On Remote Shutdown Fix



On windows 7 or 8 access is denied when attempting to shutdown another computer using the shutdown command:

shutdown.exe /s /m \\COMPUTERNAME /t 00

Result:

COMPUTERNAME: Access is denied.(5)

Steps To Enabling Windows Remote Shutdown from command.
The solution works for shutdown.exe and psshutdown.exe. It works for Windows 7 and Windows 8.
CHANGE THE FOLLOWING SETTINGS ON THE REMOTE COMPUTER:

Go to Control Panel, Network and Sharing Center, Change Advanced Sharing settings "Private" enable "Turn on File and Printer sharing"

Turn On Local File And Print Sharing

Next Add Registry Key:
Run regedit.exe Goto:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System
Right click and add new DWORD "LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy"=dword:00000001

Setting local Account Token Filter Policy on in Registry

When user name and password are not the same on both computers change the following on the remote computer:

Change Local Security Policy RUN secpol.msc
On Local Security Policy goto Security Settings, Local Policies, User Rights Assignment
Add "Everyone" to "Force shutdown from a remote system"

Add everyone to force remote shutdown on Local Security Policy

Then Reboot Computer.



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