How to start the mssqlserver by using xp_cmdshell

How can I restart the mssqlserver and sqlserveragent in QA?
I try with this command exec master..xp_cmdshell 'net start msssqlserver' but there is an option Yes or not which I do not know how to enter the values
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rboyd56Connect With a Mentor Commented:
From a logical standpoint. SQL Server has to be rujning in order to connect via Query Analyzer. Therefore, you cannot start SQL Server using Query Analyzer, just as angellll indicated.

You can in fact stop SQL Server using Query Analyzer using the SHUTDOWN command
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Connect With a Mentor Billing EngineerCommented:
>How can I restart ...
you cannot restart SQL Server from within itself. trying to do so would result in an error.
you could only try to schedule a restart using command line (at.exe) or vbscript file.
Anthony PerkinsCommented:
Do this from the Command line:
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