I am using Windows 7 and XP. I want to run a script to run this command:
shutdown /p /f /t 120
On Windows 7, it shows that an error occurred, but I think I am using it correctly.
You are using conflicting switches.
/p – Turn off the local computer with no time-out or warning. Can be used with the
/t – Set the time-out period before shutdown to
You are telling it to shutdown now with
/p and shutdown in 120 seconds with
You should use
shutdown /f /t 120
Parameters /p and /t are incompatible.
Check Windows 7 shutdown command syntax for other parameters and more info.
Depending on what you are trying to achieve, you might want to try
shutdown -s -f -t 120
This will force close all running programs and shut your computer down after 120 seconds.