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Windows 2000 auto reboot?

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I would like my w2k professional boxes to auto reboot and 3AM every morning. How can I configure them to do that?
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Question by:DeTavio
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by:steinmto
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If you have the 2000 resource kit you can use the restart.vbs file.

This is how to use it.

useage:
cscript  Restart.vbs    /S <server> [/U <username>] [/W password>]
                 [/O <outputfile>] [/L} [/P] [/R] [/Q] [/F] [/T <time in seconds>]

/T            Amount of time to perform the function."
/Q            Perform Shutdown."
/P            Perform Poweroff."
/R            Perform Reboot."
/L            Perform Logoff."
/F            Force Function."
server        A machine name."
username      The current user's name."
password      Password of the current user."
outputfile    The output file name."

Tom
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You can download it from ftp://ftp.microsoft.com/reskit/win2000.
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Or you could use shutdown.exe from the resource kit.
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by:EricWestbo
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He, DeTavio...

I'm in agreement with Steinmto's first comment; you can use restart.vbs/r to reboot your system as needed.

Once you have d/loaded this file from the provided link above, you'll need to set up a scheduled task to have it run at 3am, using the scheduled tasks wizard (start> programs> accessories> system_tools> scheduled_tasks).

Points to Steinmto when tested.

/EW
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