How to Restart a Computer without Shutting It Down?

The title of this page is quite impossible. Really, it's quite impossible and unbelievable to restart a computer without shutting it down. But it is possible. Sometimes, after finished installation of a particular software, your computer may ask you to restart the computer. Then you restart it. This type of situation, you can easily handle without shutting your computer down. This page contains the information to restart a computer without shutting it down.

Steps to

Click on Start menu and then click on Run. Now type notepad on the run textbox and hit Enter key of your keyboard.

Step 2:

Copy the following line of code and paste it into the notepad.

@echo off
taskkill /f /IM explorer.exe
explorer.exe

Step 3:

Save the file as RestartPC.bat in any folder.

Step 4:

Double-click on RestartPC.bat when you need to suddenly restart your computer.

By following the above steps, you can easily restart your computer without shutting it down. But before doing it, always save all of your works.

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Comments 4 comments

Whikat 7 years ago

Thanks RT, this is too cool! I download a few apps and I hate always having to restart my computer. I bookmarked this article and know it will come in handy. Thanks again. :-)


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rancidTaste 7 years ago Author

Thanks for your comments and bookmarking. It's really a handy tools. I think it will be useful to all.


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moondive 6 years ago from Modena,Italy

Thanks for informations:)


omm 6 years ago

thanks for your comment

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