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How to restart a computer

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If your computer is not starting up or is having other issues, you might need to restart it. Follow these steps to do so:

1. Shut down your computer and turn it off by pressing the power button on the front of the computer and then holding the button down until the computer goes off.
2. Unplug all cables from your computer.
3. Wait five minutes.
4. Plug in all cables and turn on your computer.
5. If it still won’t start, try to start your computer in Safe Mode by pressing F8 during startup when you see the loading screen for Windows.

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Troubleshooting a Non-Functioning Computer

If your computer isn’t working the way it should, there are a few things you can do to troubleshoot and fix the issue. One of the first things you can do is restart your computer. This will usually clear any temporary files that may have been causing the problem and restore your computer to its original settings.

Restarting a Computer from the Command Prompt

If your computer is not starting up, or you just want to try a troubleshooting step, you can restart it from the command prompt. To do this:

1. Open the command prompt by clicking on the Start button and typing “cmd.” (without the quotes).
2. When the command prompt opens, type “shutdown -r now.” (without the quotes)
3. Your computer should now restart.

Restarting a Computer with Windows 10

If your computer is not working properly, you may need to restart it. This will usually solve the problem.

To restart a computer with Windows, follow these steps:

1. Open the Start menu and click on the “Windows logo” in the bottom left corner. This will open the Start screen.
2. Click on “Administrative Tools” from the list of icons on the left side of the Start screen. This will open the Administrative Tools window.
3. In the Administrative Tools window, click on “Restart”. This will open the Restart window.
4. In the Restart window, select “Yes” to restart your computer.

Restarting a Computer with Windows 8

If your computer is not working, you may need to restart it. This guide will show you how to do this with Windows.

To restart a computer with Windows, first close all open programs and windows. Then press the Windows key + R to open the Run dialog box. In the Run dialog box, type “cmd” and press enter. In the Command window, type “shutdown -r now” and press enter.

Restarting a Computer with Windows 7

If your computer is not starting up or is showing signs of being slow, you may need to restart it. There are several ways to do this with Windows.

One way to restart a computer with Windows is to press the “Windows key + R” at the same time. This will open the “Run” window, and you can type “cmd” into the box that appears. Then, you can type “reboot” into the command box and press Enter.

You can also use the “Windows key + S” keyboard shortcut to open the “Start screen” and then click on the “Apps” icon. Then, you can select “System” from the list of apps on the Start screen and click on the button that says “Restart”.

Finally, you can use the “Power” button on your computer to turn it off and then back on again. This will restart your computer automatically.