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restart .cmd script w/ unexpected loop

Posted on 2007-04-02
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Hello,  I have an SBS 2003 server.   Occasionally I need to remotely restart or shutdown the server.   For restarting I put together a .cmd file with the following line...

shutdown -r -c "scheduled reboot" -d p:1:1

In the past, this has worked great for me, but recently when I double click the Icon, the command window opens and appears to print this line to the window in an endless loop.  

Any Ideas on whats happening?


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Did you name the cmd file 'shutdown.cmd'?
If so, that's the problem...name it as SysShutdown.cmd or something that's not already taken... ;^)
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wow -- that was it.   nice...
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Happy to help! :^)
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