Follow the steps below for your operating system to disable Automatic Restart.

Windows 10

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click File Explorer.
  3. Choose Properties.
  4. Click Advanced System Settings.
  5. Click Settings under Startup and Recovery.
  6. Uncheck Automatically restart.
  7. Click OK.

Windows Vista/Windows 7/Windows 8

  1. Click Start (Windows Key + Q in Windows 8).
  2. Right-click Computer.
  3. Choose Properties.
  4. Click Advanced System Settings.
  5. Click Settings under Startup and Recovery.
  6. Uncheck Automatically restart.
  7. Click OK.

Windows XP

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click Computer.
  3. Choose Properties.
  4. Click the Advanced tab.
  5. Click Settings under Startup and Recovery.
  6. Uncheck Automatically restart.
  7. Click OK.