You can enable comments restart screen when you restart Windows Server 2012

Posted on 2016-08-24
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Last Modified: 2016-08-25
Hi Team,

I have a question:
You can enable comments restart screen when you restart Windows Server 2012.

exist a command run on CMD is: shutdown /r /t 60 /c "comments" /f /d p:4:1 but it´s posible enabled this feature in windwows server 2012.

Best Regards
Question by:Beto Bautista
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by:Benjamin Voglar
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This must worked in win 2012 to:


Do you have windows server 2012 R2 ??

Or you can try with powershell:

$time = 120
$server = "mycomputer"
$comment = "this is my comment."
$reboot = @("/r", "/t", $time, "/m", "\\$server", "/c", $comment)

& shutdown $reboot

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The comment you refer to is the comment shown before rebooting. It will not appear anywhere persistent. If you initiate a manual reboot, it will be performed immediately. So the question is what you really want to do?

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by:Beto Bautista
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Hi Qlemo, Benjamín,

thank you very much for your reply.

I need to enable reset screen to post comments but in graphic mode

exist this feature in Windows server 2012

Best Regards
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Qlemo earned 1000 total points
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Use shutdown /i. On my systems any additional parameter gets ignored, sadly, so you have to provide all options in the GUI part, including the machine to reboot.

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by:Beto Bautista
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Hi Qlemo,

thank you very much, that's what I need.

Excellent day. :)

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by:Beto Bautista
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Hi Team,

thank you very much, that's what I need.

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