How to catch windows shutdown/reboot message

Tim Golden mail at
Mon Aug 2 10:00:17 CEST 2010

On 02/08/2010 02:17, rechardchen wrote:
> I'm writing a python script which runs as a windowsxp service.
> The problem is how to catch the windows shutdown/reboot message and do
> some cleaning job when system is going down?
> The atexit module and signal module on windows dont seems to work. I
> guess the python win32api may be of help, but I am not familiar with it...
> Thank you

Have a look at the SENS stuff:


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