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I would like to restart a remote XP machine by executing a script on my Windows machine. Any help would be appreciated.

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Use shutdown command.

Example:

shutdown \\REMOTEMACHINENAME /r /t:0

where \\REMOTEMACHINENAME is name of remote computer.

For full description shutdown command, see How To Use the Remote Shutdown Tool to Shut Down and Restart a Computer in Windows 2000

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