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Allow User to Shut Down XP from the Command Line

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http://serverfault.com – Using Remote Desktop (RDP/Terminal Services), I can't select Shutdown/Reboot from the Windows XP start menu, so I generally have to open a terminal and enter shutdown -s -t 0 to initiate an immediate shutdown. But, for a new system, I have added a non-administrative user to the Remote Desktop Users group, and when I try to issue a shutdown command as that user, the command returns the following error: A required privilege is not held by the client. I verified that my user has the "Shutdown" privilege in the Security Settings (in the Group Policy editor: Computer Configuration > Windows (HowTos)