How to restart the computer?

October 15, 2014
How to restart the computer?

Rebooting a computer is often necessary when installing drivers and software, and besides, this is a good way to solve minor problems — sometimes it is enough to free up memory from unnecessary processes to get rid of random problems. In this article we will describe how to safely restart your Windows computer. In addition, you may be interested in articles How to restart a laptop and why the computer restarts itself.

What is the easiest way to restart your computer?

The easiest way to restart a computer with Windows XP / Vista / 7 is to use the Start menu. In Windows XP, to do this, click the “Shutdown” button and select “Restart” in the appeared window, and in Windows Vista / 7, click on the arrow next to the “Shutdown” item and select the “Restart” option.

In Windows 8, things are a little more complicated. Move the cursor along the right side of the screen or press [Win] + [C] and select the "Parameters" item. In the sidebar that appears, click the "Shutdown" button and select the "Restart" option.

If you have Windows 8.1, you can simply open the initial screen, click the shutdown button next to your user name and select the “Restart” option. Or you can right-click on the Windows icon in the lower left corner or click [Win] + [X] and select the option “Shut down or log out> Restart.”

Keyboard reset

It is also possible to restart the computer from the keyboard if the mouse does not work. If you have Windows XP, press the [Win] key to open the Start menu and press the down arrow key until the shutdown / shutdown button is highlighted. Then press [Enter], select the “Restart” option using the horizontal arrow keys and press [Enter].

In Windows Vista / 7, open the Start menu with [Win], switch to the right side with [Tab], then use the down arrow to highlight the shutdown button, and use the right arrow to select the arrow icon. A menu will open in which you can select the “Restart” option using the arrows and press [Enter].

In Windows 8 / 8.1, press [Win] + [C], use the down arrow to select “Options” and press [Enter]. Then use the down and right arrows to select the “Shut Down” button and press [Enter] again.Select the “Restart” option and press [Enter] again.

By the way, if the mouse works for you, but the standard reboot option is unavailable for some reason, you can use the [Ctrl] + [Alt] + [Del] keys and press the shutdown button on the screen that opens, and then select the “Restart” option.

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