How to Restart a Windows 10 or 11 Computer

Multiple Ways of Restarting your Windows Computer

Prerequisites: Basic Knowledge of Windows OS 

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: 10 minutes 

Expected Outcome: Powered off and back on the Computer

Tools Required: Computer

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Each Number Will Restart the Computer 

  1. Press Alt + F4 and select Restart from the drop-down menu.
  2. Go to Start menu search bar, select the power option and click on Restart.
  3. Press Ctrl + Alt + Delete and select the Restart option.
  4. Type shutdown /r in the Command prompt and hit Enter.
  5. Press Windows key + X and select Restart.

If none of these work, press and hold the power button until it powers off and press it again to turn it back on.