Windows 10 restart from within Communicator 5

december 12, 2017

Add a link on the Communicator Home Page to Restart the device

  1. Create a desktop Windows Restart shortcut:
  2. Right-click on the Windows 10 desktop and select
  3. Choose Shortcut.
  4. Type:  %windir%\System32\shutdown.exe /r /t 0  
  5. Choose Next
  6. Name the shortcut something like Restart
  7. Choose Finish
  8. In Communicator go to "All Page Sets" and select "Other Files and Applications"
  9. Select Desktop
  10. Choose the new shortcut you created then press the button with the checkmark symbol.
  11. The shortcut will now be added to the Communicator 5 Home Page.
If you prefer to create a button within your pageset to restart the device
  1. In edit view, add the Run Program action to your button.
  2. Under Select File type %windir%\System32\shutdown.exe /r /t 0
  3. Choose OK and OK again to close the Button Actions window.
  4. Save the pageset
  5. When you switch to run view, your button will be ready.  Design the button as you like and press it to reboot.