The Restart action is used to restart either the local machine, or, on later versions of Windows, any machine on your TCP IP network (not supported on Windows 95, 98, or ME).
From the Task Builder Available Actions pane, open the Session folder and double-click the Restart action or drag it into the Steps pane.
If you are restarting the local machine, go to step 4.
To restart a remote machine, select Restart a remote computer, and then enter the properties according to the following guidelines:
Computer to restart: Enter the computer name.
Prompt user to log off: This is selected by default. (Clear the selection if you want the computer to shut down without notification.)
Shut down after: Enter the number of seconds to wait between putting up the notification and shutting down the machine.
to display in the shut down dialog box: Enter the message to display
in the prompt.
When the step runs, the message will display along with a count-down of the seconds remaining before shut-down.
If you want the system to restart abruptly without allowing any open applications to prepare for shut-down, select Force the system to restart without notifying applications.
To set the Description tab properties, refer to Description Tab Options.
To set the Error Causes and On Error tab properties, refer to Step Error Handling.
When finished, click OK to save settings and close the properties dialog window.
Adding Task Steps