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How Can I Make My Computer Shutdown With This Code In C

Here is the code i wrote it makes my computer log out and restart but not shut down (windows 7)

include <stdio.h>

include <conio.h>

int main() { int ch; printf("Type shutdown To shutdown The Computer: "); scanf("%d",&ch); switch(ch) { case 1:system("shutdown -s"); break; case 2:system("shutdown -l"); break; case 3:system("shutdown -r"); break; case 4:system("shutdown -v"); break;

case 5:exit(1); break; default:printf("Invalid choice"); } getch(); return 0; }

3 Answers

Derek Etnyre
Derek Etnyre
20,822 Points

Perhaps windows is performing some maintenance or installing some updates before it shuts down. What happens if you let your computer just do its thing for awhile at the point where it should be shutting down?

It is logging of but not shutting down

and sometimes restarts intead of shutting down.