Monday, September 9, 2013

Using Command prompt to shutdown your computer.

Windows CMD Prompt

You can easily use command prompt to do a number of very useful commands, which sometimes, is the only tool you have at your disposal.  To shutdown your computer using command prompt;

1) Go to the start menu search for "cmd" in your search, or run bar.

2) Right click on CMD to run the app as administrator.

3) Type the following command in the black box; shutdown -s

4) Then hit enter, once the confirmation pops up, then hit OK to confirm ( You can also type shutdown -a, to abort the shutdown)

Other commands that can be used in this form are; 
To restart your computer type the following; shutdown -r
To cancel the restart;                                  shutdown -a