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Shuts computer down.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
System 3.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS and Windows ❌ No
MBS( "System.Shutdown" )




Returns OK or error number.


Shuts computer down.
It is possible that user or other application stops the shutdown process.
Operation will run asynchronously. The function returns immediately and shutdown process starts a second later.

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This function is free to use.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 21st May 2018

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