Turn off computer by a VB6 program

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How can I turn off my computer by a VB6 program?

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If you are programing to get any windows xp or above machine to power off or standby there is already a tool included with the oeprating system that you can call. its called shutdown.exe and it does just that run it with the argument -i and it displays its gui (shutdown -i) try it and see if it fits your needs.

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  • Vatchy
    You can also use this to enter stand-by or, if you have enabled hibernation, to make your computer hibernate with a single mouse click: %windir%\System32\rundll32.exe powrprof.dll,SetSuspendState
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    Didn't know about this one... Thanks!
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