how to shutdown logoff reboot restart windows 7 8 windows server Operating Systems

how to shutdown logoff reboot restart windows 7 8 windows server Operating Systems

how to shutdown logoff reboot restart windows 7 8 windows server Operating Systems
It is easy to Shutting down the Windows Operating systems like a linux operating system.
Besides the GUI method of navigating to START Button and choosing Options to do the logoff, restart
We can use the easier cmd prompt to do this by typing shutdown command

Command to shutdown,logoff,restart
To Shutdown

The Above command will shutdown your windows(Will also show you the prompt saying that your windows will shutdown in less than a minute.)
To restart

To Logoff

Just use the keyboard
“Windows key + r” will popup a run prompt, just type cmd and press enter.
As shown on the Image Below.
cmd-prompt windows

Now, You will be shown the cmd prompt, Like terminal in linux operating system
Now, type in c:\>shutdown /? to the see all the available options.

Screen capture of the command below.
shutdown-cmd-options windows command prompt

More options are available for using this command, which will be useful when checking the Eventviewer for troubleshooting in the future

You can get full details of the shutdown commands option in the above.

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