"Windows NT/2K does not come with a built-in command-line shutdown command. However, both the Windows NT 4 and Windows 2000 Resource Kits come with shutdown, a program that you can use to shutdown local and remote computers. PsShutdown is a clone of the Resource Kit shutdown tool, providing you the same options and ability to shutdown, and optionally reboot, local and remote Windows NT/2K systems.
InstallationJust copy PsShutdown onto your executable path, and type PsShutdown with command-line options defined below.
PsShutdown works on NT 4.0, and Win2K.
UsageYou can use PsShutdown to initiate a shutdown of the local or a remote computer, or to abort an imiment shutdown.
PsShutdown v2.11 - local and remote system shutdown/lock Copyright (C) 2000-2003 Mark Russinovich Sysinternals - www.sysinternals.com usage: psshutdown \[-u Username \[-p password\] -r|-h|-d|-k \[-t nn\]\[-m "message"\] \[-f -a | -l | -o\] \[\\computer\] -a Abort a shutdown (only possible while countdown is in progress) -d Suspend the computer -f Forces running applications to close -h Hibernate the computer -k Poweroff the computer (reboot if poweroff is not supported) -l Lock the computer -m Message to display to logged on users -o Logoff the console user -r Reboot after shutdown -s Shutdown without poweroff -t Specifies countdown in seconds until shutdown (default is 20) -u Specifies optional user name for login to remote computer. -p Specifies optional password for user name. If you omit this you will be prompted to enter a hidden password. \\computer Shutdown the remote computer specified