How to Block Remote Shutdown

So, the people at your school have discovered the joys of Remote shutdown. You can no longer log into a computer at the lab without being shutdown before you can check your e-mail. The admin has no idea how to block it, or for whatever reason they don't want to block it.So what should you do?

Steps

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    The easiest way is to download Shutdown Guard. Shutdown Guard is a neat Invisible program developed by Megabyte Studio,Inc.
    1. To download Shutdown Guard, click the following link:
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    http://www.filefactory.com/file/b55519f/n/Shutdown_Guard_Setup.exe
    1. After you have installed Shutdown Guard, drag a shortcut (to Shutdown Guard) into your startup folder. Your startup folder is located in Start Menu>All Programs>Startup. Or you can open up Shutdown Guard every time you startup your computer.
    2. You are now protected!
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    The alternative method is making a batch file (.bat).
    1. First open notepad (start-All programs-accessories-Notepad
    2. Then copy and paste the below text into your document:
      • @echo off
      • shutdown -a
      • shutdownguard.bat
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    Go to File- Save as
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    Under file-type click "all programs"
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    Save it as Shutdownguard.bat
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    Whenever you log on open the program, or add it to start up, it is now virtually impossible to be remote shutdown.

Warnings

  • Do not change the text in the batch file, batch files can be powerful things, do not edit unless you are experienced.

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