[thelist] Sleep mode command

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at frogger.kicks-ass.net
Tue Jun 17 10:07:33 CDT 2003

On Monday June 16 2003 08:33, Alan McCoy wrote:
> Does anyone know if the WinXP "sleep mode" is accessible through
> web-based scripting (like Javascript or VBScript)? I'm trying to
> write a function on our intranet that allows the user to activate
> sleep mode from a web page. This is not an "onLoad" function that the
> user cannot control, but a button on the page.

I would certainly hope not. This is something that scripting has no 
business doing, period, and a good reason to disable script processing 
should it be possible.

You will probably have to educate users on how to activate sleep mode 
using the proper command for your OS.

Shawn K. Quinn

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