To ensure smooth running and regular updating, some player PCs need to be scheduled to reboot nightly at a time that does not interfere with the normal scheduled content.

To schedule a recurring reboot

Press WinKey + R > type taskschd.msc and press Enter

  • Task Scheduler is launched
  1. Left click from the right pane on the Task Scheduler Library > open Action from the top menu > New Folder... > name it MyTasks > click OK
  2. Left click on the MyTasks > choose Action from the menu > Create Basic Task...
    • A task wizard opens up
  3. Enter a Name, for example "Restart", and press Next
  4. In the Trigger section, you can specify when you want to run your task, for example:
    • Select Daily, and press Next
    • Now you can specify the day, the hour and set to recur every day. After that press Next
  5. In the Action section, you can choose what you want to run, for example restart your system. To do this:
    • choose Start a program, and press Next
    • in the Program/script field, type shutdown /f /r /t 01, and press Next
  6. Finally, press Finish