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Windows Batch Script for restarting the Computer

Question by Guest | 2013-11-03 at 11:13

I would like to include a restart or reboot into one of my batch scripts for my Windows computer. Some actions are executed in the script and after this, the computer should be restarted.

Is this somehow possible or is it not possible to effect the system in such a manner through a simple batch script?

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Yes, that is possible. Just add the following line into your batch script:

%SYSTEMROOT%\system32\shutdown.exe -r -t 0

This opens the program shutdown.exe which is responsible for shutting down or restarting your computer. The parameter "-r" makes the restart, "-t 0" makes it happening after a delay of 0 seconds, so just in the moment.

More information about this process, I have put into this little tutorial.
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