This is a bit of an "edge" case probably but I would be really grateful for ideas how to achieve this.
I've built a "fruit machine" cabinet that has a PC installed that runs some fruit machine emulation software. The PC isn't easily accessible so I've installed a 'physical' power on/off button, in easy reach, that is wired back to the power switch on the PC.
I've set up Windows 7 advanced power settings so that this button powers the PC on/off.
So far, so good... Unfortunately, when powering down the system hangs with a "access violation at address 007352BB in module mfme.exe. read of address 0000006c" message (mfme.exe being the software that is emulating the fruit machine).
Is there a way to "override" this and force the system to shut this process down? It does give me an option to "force shutdown" but I haven't got easy access to a mouse/keyboard so wondered if there was a way to make "force shutdown" the default rather than the PC asking me?