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How to configure Windows to reboot automatically on schedule

  • September 24, 2020
  • Author: V2 Cloud

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How to configure Windows to reboot
automatically on schedule

In this tutorial, you will learn how to schedule your computer to reboot at a certain time using the task scheduler. This can be a one-time reboot or a recurring reboot. So these are the steps.

STEP 1

Press win + r to get the run box. Then type taskschd.msc and press enter

STEP 2

This will launch Task Scheduler. Right-click on the Task Scheduler Library and select New Folder.

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Name the new folder as Schedule Reboot or anything you like and click OK.

STEP 3

Expand Task Scheduler Library and select the Schedule Reboot folder. Then right-click on it and select Create Basic Task.

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When you select Create Basic Task, it will open a wizard. Name it Reboot and click Next.

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The Trigger section lets you decide when your task needs to be run. You can schedule reboot daily, one time, weekly, etc. Select daily and click next.

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Specify the time at which you want to run the reboot and click Next.

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In the Action section, select Start a program and click Next.

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Type shutdown /r in program/script field and click Next.

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Windows may prompt a message box asking for permission. Click yes.

Click Finish to complete the task.

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That’s it. This option available on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows XP.

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