Different Ways of a Windows 9x Shutdown

Submitted on: 1/1/2015 1:53:00 PM
By: Agent White (from psc cd)  
Level: Beginner
User Rating: By 5 Users
Compatibility: Microsoft Visual C++
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     Explains an interesting way to shutdown a Windows 9x PC in only 1 Line of Source Code. But not only to shutdown... have a look for details


Another way to handle Windows-Shutdowns... You can run many Windows Function direct with the RunDLL32 program. Now I will explain you how this will works for a shutdown ... it's very simple !!! Just put these line in your Project:


"rundll32 shell32.dll,SHExitWindows VALUE");

Here are the different VALUES you can put in:

0 Logoff User

1 Shutdown Windows

2 Restart Windows

4 Force Applications to be killed

8 Poweroff (if supported by your PC)

-1 restart the GUI without a shutdown

You can also add values together (but the -1 value must be called alone)...

The value of 13 consists of value 1 + 4 + 8 and will force the kill of all applications and shutdown Windows with poweroff...

There is also a function called ExitWindowsEx() in Microsofts Visual C++ which does exactly the same... but can't handle the -1 value !!!

cu Agent_White

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