Knowledgebase: Dedicated Servers
How do I reboot when Shutdown says Disconnect while in Remote Desktop?
Posted by Help Desk (6), Last modified by NOC Desk Monitors on 07 August 2018 11:37 AM
When logged in to a Windows Server via Remote Desktop / Terminal Services the 'Shutdown' option (Start > Shutdown) says Disconnect instead.

To Reboot the server you can either press:

CTRL+ALT+END to bring up a menu and select Shutdown.


Go to the RUN command (Start > Run -or- Windows Key + R) and enter SHUTDOWN -r

You can also specify a delay time using the shutdown command such as 'SHUTDOWN -r -t 01' the 01 being the seconds to delay the reboot.
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