Extra-Fast Ways to Restart Windows

I bet you surely once got restart request after installing or updating a software. Yup! Some software installation / update needs Windows restart to work well. Driver, Antivirus, and some software closely related with Windows system often did that. Although we can restart our computer with standard way, it took a lot of time. Today SOT will show you an extra-fast and super-easy way to “restart” Windows!

Why did SOT give an apostrophe in “restart” word? Because actually, what those software needs is not a physical restart, but only restart process in explorer.exe only.

In this tutorial, SOT will teach you how just by doing double click, you’ll be able to restart explorer.exe. it will save your time when installing/updating so many software which needs restart.

Okay, let’s follow the manual below to create the fastest Turbo Restart shortcut ever made :D

1. Right click on desktop, then select New => Shortcut.

Extra-Fast Ways to Restart Windows

2. Paste this code in item location form.

cmd.exe /c taskkill.exe /f /im explorer.exe && start explorer.exe.

Click on next.

Extra-Fast Ways to Restart Windows

3. Name the shortcut as you wanted, for example TurboRestart. Click on Finish.

Extra-Fast Ways to Restart Windows

Alright, now your TurboRestart shortcut is already available. When there’s any software ask for restart after it is installed/updated.

Extra-Fast Ways to Restart Windows

Just double click on TurboRestart and BOOOOM.. in seconds, explorer.exe restart process will be finished and those software can be run.

Fast and easy, isn’t it? :D

Travis Brice is a computer technician and also father of two cute children. After 6 years of hard work at telecommunication company, he decides to quit his job and build his own business. Now he also writes for Spyontech on his spare time. He loves to write about operating system, especially Microsoft Windows.

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