How to shut down and restart your Windows 10 PC with Command Prompt

By using Command Prompt to turn off your Windows 10 PC provides the option and flexibility than just using the Start menu shutdown option, or pressing the power button on your PC. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to shut down and restart Windows 10 PC with Command Prompt.

Shut down and restart Windows 10 PC with Command Prompt

To shut down and restart Windows 10 PC with Command Prompt, follow this procedure step by step.

Click the Search button on the taskbar. Type Command Prompt in the search box and then click the Command Prompt option as the following image is showing.

As soon as you click the Command Prompt option, the following editor will appear.

Type the shutdown /s command into the Command Prompt editor as the following image is showing.

Now press the Enter key and the following alert will appear on your screen.

So after a minute, your PC will shut down.

To restart the PC, type the shutdown /r into the Command Prompt editor as the following image is showing.

Then press the Enter key and your PC will restart in a minute.

If you want to see the shutdown options, type the shutdown /? Command into the Command Prompt editor and press the Enter key as the following image is showing.

Conclusion

By following this procedure, you will be able to shut down and restart your Windows 10 PC with the Command Prompt editor.

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