How to Reboot Windows via RDP

How to Reboot Your Windows Server via RDP Using MSDOS Prompt

  1. Start -> run -> cmd
  2.  shutdown -t 0 -r -f 

    Break Down


    Set the time-out period before shutdown to xxx seconds. The valid range is 0-315360000 (10 years), with a default of 30. If the timeout period is greater than 0, the /f parameter is implied.


    Full shutdown and reset of the computer.


    Force running applications to close without forewarning users. The /f parameter is implied when a value greater than 0 is specified for the /t parameter.

Ralph Gervolino

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