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Restart-Service - Powershell 3.0 CmdLet

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Restart-Service

Short description
Stops and then starts one or more services.

Syntax
Restart-Service [-InputObject] <ServiceController[]> [-Exclude <String[]>] [-Force] [-Include <String[]>] [-PassThru] [
<CommonParameters>]
Restart-Service [-Exclude <String[]>] [-Force] [-Include <String[]>] [-PassThru] -DisplayName <String[]> [<CommonParame
ters>]
Restart-Service [-Name] <String[]> [-Exclude <String[]>] [-Force] [-Include <String[]>] [-PassThru] [<CommonParameters>
]





Description
The Restart-Service cmdlet sends a stop message and then a start message to the Windows Service Controller for a specif
ied service. If a service was already stopped, it is started without notifying you of an error. You can specify the ser
vices by their service names or display names, or you can use the InputObject parameter to pass an object that represen
ts each service that you want to restart.