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Restart PC remotely

kriiis
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Hello,

I would like to know how to restart a pc via network adapter ?  can someone explain me this detaily ?
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If you want to restart a Windows PC on the network for which you have administrative rights, you can always do so from the command line (Start > Run > cmd).

shutdown -r -f -t 0 -m \\remote_computer

This will restart the system forcefully and will begin the process immediately (without waiting).

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If you have admin rights on the other computer, you can do it this way

shutdown -i
After add the computer(s)
set the time and clic ok

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If I am not wrong - You want to reboot the machine via remote.

You cane use - shutdown and shutdown -i as mentioned by Vobri and MaximR

You can also use PSSHUTDOWN - by Microsoft sisinternal - Powerfull tool with many advanced switches - Free :)
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!thanks for your quick replies.

This can be done only with the POE switches ? or it works as well for the normal swithces ?

Can i restart a domain pc from an external pc outside the office ?

Pstools should be installed on all the workstations which i need to restart  ?

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