Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Trouble power cycling a remote machine.

  1. #1

    Posts : 219
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit

    Trouble power cycling a remote machine.

    I wonder if anyone else has tried rebooting a Windows 8 machine remotely yet. This is probably not a common occurrence yet, though it someday may be, and it turned out to be quite a debacle. Obviously we all know that in order to reboot a machine, we have to access the charms bar, go to settings and then power, then restart. This turned out to be almost impossible for me to accomplish remotely using ultravnc, as I could only see a small portion of the screen, and the charms kept vanishing from the screen while I was trying to get to settings. Is there another simple way to restart the machine that I am missing, that does not rely on mouse gestures, or 3rd party applications?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 21
    Windows 7 & 8 64-bit, Mac OSX 10.8.2

    Would it help to create Shutdown and Restart shortcuts on the Desktop?

    Shutdown: C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe /s /t 0

    Restart: C:\Windows\System32\shutdown.exe /r /t 0
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 354
    Windows Server 2012 Standard w/Hyper-V

    Just open a command prompt and type 'shutdown /r /t 0'
    Sent from my RM-820_nam_att_100 using Board Express
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Trouble power cycling a remote machine.
Related Threads
In laptops: the machine doesn’t respect the set power options, As the “turn off the display” is set to be “never”, then if the laptop is restarted then this option is changed in its own and the value of never is switched to other value like “15” (attached). What might be the issue here?...
How to Add or Remove "Allow sleep with Remote Opens" in Power Options in Windows 7 and 8 By default, Windows 7 and 8 will attempt to prevent system standby when connected to a remote share or file. This would be to prevent any ongoing file transfers over the network from failing due to the...
What settings/services need to be changed/stopped to keep other computers from accessing my system through an unwanted remote connection ?
OS: Win8 64bit (My desktop is Win8, my laptop is Win7. We're dealing with the desktop here.) Where I am: university network, but these features seem to be working with my laptop. Things I've checked: allowing services through Windows Firewall (Bonjour, WMC services, etc.) Allowing remote...
The photos app live tile keeps cycling the same 5-6 photos always even though the app has been linked to thousands of photographs. Any way to change this? Thanks.
Here's a strange issue--at least I think it's strange. I have an old application that I've had since I had Win XP. I'm not sure but I think I had it even on Win 98. Even though it's an old app I was able to install and run in on Vista and Windows 7. I now have the pre-release Win 8 installed on...
Solved VM Machine Trouble in Virtualization
My VM is Windows 8 Consumer Preview x86 Yes. i have increased till its maximum level.. 256 MB.. but my lap's GFX size is 2 GB. Did not understand that..
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook