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Scheduling a Windows Restart

Modified on 2016/11/11 14:52 by Mick Martin Categorized as Uncategorized
In some venues where the computer is left on 24/7 it may be desirable to restart the computer every night at a specific time.

  • Win+R to open the Run dialog
  • type 'task scheduler' + Enter. This opens the Windows scheduler
  • click Create Basic Task
  • name it 'System Restart', click Next
  • selected Daily or as required, click Next
  • set the time of day required, click Next
  • select Start a Progam, click Next
  • enter 'shutdown.exe' in the Program/script box
  • enter '-r -f' in the Arguments box
  • click Finish

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