Shutdown desktop at a set time via Group Policy

I am trying to get a policy to shutdown all desktops at a specific time.

Here is what I have done.

1) Created a simple script to shutdown a desktop (shutdown -s) & saved it as a batch file under "C:\Windows\SYSVOL\sysvol\"
Script has been tested on local machine & works perfectly

2) Created a GPO for domains desktops, under computer configuration -> preferences -> scheduled task
Set the schedule task to run at a specific time & point to my batch file in "C:\Windows\SYSVOL\sysvol\"

3) On desktop, I can see that the policy is applied as the task is set under the scheduler

Issue is that the desktop does not shutdown....

Any ideas?

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yo_beeDirector of Information TechnologyCommented:
Can you post your script and your task setting?
That may expose something.

Are you running the script with an admin account or as the user?
Does the script execute at all and if so does it show 0x0 value on Last Run Result?
Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
You should be pointing to the batch file in UNC format (i.e. \\dcservername\sysvol\xyz.cmd)

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yo_beeDirector of Information TechnologyCommented:
Are you doing anything other then shutdown/reboot?

You can use the built in shutdown.exe /s /t 00 /d p:2:18
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