ShutDownWindows – Shut down and reboot the operating system

Private Type LUID   LowPart As Long   HighPart As LongEnd TypePrivate Type TOKEN_PRIVILEGES    PrivilegeCount As Long    LuidUDT As LUID   Attributes As LongEnd TypeConst TOKEN_ADJUST_PRIVILEGES = &H20Const TOKEN_QUERY = &H8Const SE_PRIVILEGE_ENABLED = &H2Const EWX_SHUTDOWN = 1Const EWX_REBOOT = 2Const EWX_FORCE = 4Private Declare Function GetVersion Lib "kernel32" () As LongPrivate Declare Function GetCurrentProcess Lib "kernel32" () As LongPrivate Declare Function OpenProcessToken Lib "advapi32" (ByVal ProcessHandle _    As Long, ByVal DesiredAccess As Long, TokenHandle As Long) As LongPrivate Declare Function LookupPrivilegeValue Lib "advapi32" Alias _    "LookupPrivilegeValueA" (ByVal lpSystemName As String, _    ByVal lpName As String, lpLuid As LUID) As LongPrivate Declare Function AdjustTokenPrivileges Lib "advapi32" (ByVal _    TokenHandle As Long, ByVal DisableAllPrivileges As Long, _    NewState As TOKEN_PRIVILEGES, ByVal BufferLength As Long, _    PreviousState As Any, ReturnLength As Any) As LongPrivate Declare Function ExitWindowsEx Lib "user32" (ByVal dwOptions As Long, _    ByVal dwReserved As Long) As Long' Shut down windows, and optional reboot it' if the 2nd argument is True, no WM_QUERYENDSESSION and WM_ENDSESSION' messages are sent to active applicationsSub ShutDownWindows(ByVal Reboot As Boolean, Optional ByVal Force As Boolean)    Dim hToken As Long    Dim tp As TOKEN_PRIVILEGES    Dim flags As Long        ' Windows NT/2000 require a special treatment    ' to ensure that the calling process has the    ' privileges to shut down the system        ' under NT the high-order bit (that is, the sign bit)    ' of the value retured by GetVersion is cleared    If GetVersion() >= 0 Then        ' Open this process for adjusting its privileges        OpenProcessToken GetCurrentProcess(), (TOKEN_ADJUST_PRIVILEGES Or _            TOKEN_QUERY), hToken                ' Get the LUID for shutdown privilege.        ' retrieves the locally unique identifier (LUID) used        ' to locally represent the specified privilege name        ' (first argument = "" means the local system)        LookupPrivilegeValue "", "SeShutdownPrivilege", tp.LuidUDT                ' complete the TOKEN_PRIVILEGES structure with the # of        ' privileges and the desired attribute        tp.PrivilegeCount = 1        tp.Attributes = SE_PRIVILEGE_ENABLED                ' enables or disables privileges in the specified access token        ' last 3 arguments are zero because we aren't interested        ' in previous privilege attributes.        AdjustTokenPrivileges hToken, False, tp, 0, ByVal 0&, ByVal 0&    End If        ' prepare shutdown flags    flags = EWX_SHUTDOWN    If Reboot Then flags = flags Or EWX_REBOOT    If Force Then flags = flags Or EWX_FORCE        ' finally, you can shut down Windows    ExitWindowsEx flags, &HFFFF    End Sub

Share the Post:
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin


The Latest

your company's audio

4 Areas of Your Company Where Your Audio Really Matters

Your company probably relies on audio more than you realize. Whether you’re creating a spoken text message to a colleague or giving a speech, you want your audio to shine. Otherwise, you could cause avoidable friction points and potentially hurt your brand reputation. For example, let’s say you create a

chrome os developer mode

How to Turn on Chrome OS Developer Mode

Google’s Chrome OS is a popular operating system that is widely used on Chromebooks and other devices. While it is designed to be simple and user-friendly, there are times when users may want to access additional features and functionality. One way to do this is by turning on Chrome OS

homes in the real estate industry

Exploring the Latest Tech Trends Impacting the Real Estate Industry

The real estate industry is changing thanks to the newest technological advancements. These new developments — from blockchain and AI to virtual reality and 3D printing — are poised to change how we buy and sell homes. Real estate brokers, buyers, sellers, wholesale real estate professionals, fix and flippers, and beyond may