How to restart your computer

At first glance, the computer does not restartis nothing complicated. However quite often operating systems start to work incorrectly just owing to incorrect handling of a computer in terms of reboot. In this article, how to restart your computer correctly, if there was such a need.

Reboot means process of full cleaning or restoration of operative memory, as well as the resume of the computer. In addition, all system settings are restarted, which can be caused by the installation of new hardware or software.

For many users the phrase "restart computer" causes association with the Reset buttonlocated on the system unit nearpower button. However, it should be remembered that this method is comparable to pulling the plug of the power supply cord from the outlet, followed by an irreversible and rather long process of system recovery, or even a complete failure of the computer to work. Typically, in such failures, people primarily accuse computer games and viruses. Perhaps they really caused the breakdown, but more often than not such problems are caused by improper handling of the equipment, including incorrect reboot.

The option to reboot the computer using the Reset button is relevant only if none of the ways to restart the machine programmatically fails.

If you have a Windows operating system, in order to restart the computer, just press the button "Start", then click on the button "Turn off computer" and select the item from the list "Reset".

Also, there are cases when the computer is simply"Hangs". Then press the "Caps Lock" or "Num Lock" key, and if the indicator on the keyboard reacts to the press, try using the keyboard shortcut "Ctrl + Alt + Del", and in the appeared dialog of the task manager we select the menu item "Shutdown", where we click on the "Restart" item.

There is another option, in which shutdown the computer is correct. Required press the "Power" button, which is used to turn on the computer, and keep it until the machine turns off. The same method is used on laptops, because they lack the "Reset" key.

Finally it is worth describing, how to restart the computer in case the mouse suddenly stops working, to which everyone is so used to using andperform a huge number of tasks. First you need to click on the "Windows" button, which usually shows the logo of the operating system. If you have Windows 7 or Vista installed on your computer, then press the Right key followed by Enter. Then use the "Left" and "Right" keys to activate the "Forced shutdown" button. If any programs have been started, the system displays a dialog box in which it prompts you to complete all active processes.

Also, without the help of the mouse, you can reboot the computer through the task manager, which, as already mentioned, is called by pressing a key combination "Ctrl + Alt + Del" or «Ctrl + Shift + Esc» for its direct calling. In this case, you need to press the F10 key and use the "Right" key to activate the "Shutdown" menu item, where again use the arrows to select the "Restart" item and press the Enter key.

How to restart your computer
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