In this guide, we will show you how to restart your server via Windows Server GUI and command prompt.

Restarting/Powering Off via Windows GUI

First click on the Start Menu in the bottom left corner.

The second step is to click on which action you want to do, either powering off or restarting the server.

Windows will then ask you for a reason for the shutdown/restart.

Click Continue and then the server will perform the selected action.

Restarting/Powering off via Command Prompt

First step is to open up command prompt. Open up the start menu in the bottom left corner and type in "cmd" then click on Command Prompt to open it.

Second step is to type in the command you want to execute.

Type "shutdown /s" to Shutdown your computer

Type "shutdown /r "to Restart your computer

Type shutdown /l" to Log off your computer

Then after just hit the "Enter" key to execute the command.