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Platform Shutdown Plugin

Shutdown, hibernate, restart, lock, abort shutdown, log off, or sleep a computer from Unreal application

  • Supported Platforms
  • Supported Engine Versions
    5.0 - 5.3
  • Download Type
    Engine Plugin
    This product contains a code plugin, complete with pre-built binaries and all its source code that integrates with Unreal Engine, which can be installed to an engine version of your choice then enabled on a per-project basis.
Platform Shutdown Plugin
Unlock the Power of System Control with Our Platform Shutdown Plugin

Our platform shutdown plugin empowers you to seamlessly integrate essential system functions in C++ or Blueprint – shutdown, hibernate, restart, lock, abort shutdown, log off, and sleep a computer – directly from your Unreal application. Whether you're creating immersive training simulations or dynamic educational applications, this tool extends your capabilities within the Unreal Environment.

Please exercise caution when using these features as they can disrupt your machine's state. Refer to our Discord Community for best practices.

Example Use Cases:

Kiosk Mode Application Control:

  • Developers can utilize this plugin to manage applications running in kiosk mode. Implement features that allow for control, including restarting the entire computer.

Idle Application Management:

  • Developers can implement idle management features that automatically put the application to sleep or perform other actions when the user has been inactive for a specified period. This can conserve system resources.

Remote Shutdown or Restart in Classroom Environments:

  • Developers can implement a remote shutdown or restart functionality within educational applications. This allows instructors or administrators to maintain control over multiple systems from a central point, ensuring smooth classroom management and minimal disruptions during lessons.

About Us: Serious Solutions Lab

We are Serious Solutions Lab, a dedicated team passionate about crafting tools and applications tailored for the Serious Games and Applied Games industry. Our mission is to empower creators like you with innovative solutions that streamline the development of your training simulations, educational tools, media and entertainment interactives, etc.

Our tools are designed to cater to the unique demands of these industries. From training modules to immersive educational experiences, from media production to entertainment applications – our tools are built to empower your vision.

Technical Details


  • Shutdown User's PC 
  • Hibernate User's PC
  • Restart User's PC 
  • Lock User's PC 
  • Abort Shutdown 
  • Log Off User's PC
  • Sleep User's PC 

Code Modules:

  •  SSLPlatformShutdown (Runtime) 

Number of Blueprints: 0

Number of C++ Classes: 1

Network Replicated: No

Supported Development Platforms: Windows 10, Windows 11 

Supported Target Build Platforms: UE 5.0, UE 5.1, UE 5.2, UE 5.3

Documentation: Platform Shutdown Plugin Guide