SBS won't shut down

Discussion in 'Windows Small Business Server' started by DRM, Mar 2, 2004.

  1. DRM

    DRM Guest

    I've installed SBS 2003 and gone through most of the 'to-
    do list'. Everything seems to work fine. The only problem
    is that I don't have the option to turn-off or restart the
    computer when I click on 'shut-down'. The options are
    grayed-out. I have to hit the power button on the server,
    then SBS says it is shutting down and powers off. I later
    read something and noticed it said I should activate the
    server before installing additional client licenses, when
    in fact I installed the extra client licenses before I
    activated the server. Will this make a difference? Does
    anyone have any ideas regarding this?
    DRM, Mar 2, 2004
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  2. DRM

    Guest Guest

    Sounds like a permission problem. I assume you are
    logging on with a admin account.
    Try to add a new admin account and use that to logon and
    figure out if there is a difference.
    Just a suggestion taken out of not knowing if your
    problem is a known problem...
    Guest, Mar 2, 2004
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  3. DRM

    billyw Guest

    maybe i'm being a bit simplistic here, but have you chosen a reason to shut
    it down, from the drop down list. when you do that the button is not (or
    should not) be greyed out
    billyw, Mar 2, 2004
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