LKBEN11550: How to restart a computer with powershell


You need to reboot your computer via cmd or powershell


Needed from time to time


To restart your computer via powershell, you can use the following command:


This can be done from a normal powershell, you do not need to start it as administrator.

Via cmd you can use

shutdown /r

Have fun.


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Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience, including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform.

Latest update: 25/03/2022 | Comment: