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The "restart" command is a command line tool that allows you to restart your computer or a specific application from the command prompt. It is commonly used in operating systems like Windows, macOS, and Linux.

When used with the computer, the "restart" command shuts down all running processes and reboots the system. This can be a useful command when you encounter issues like a frozen screen, software errors, or when you want to apply system updates. Additionally, it can be used to restart remote computers through network connections.

In the case of applications, the "restart" command allows you to close and reopen a specific application to clear any temporary issues or memory leaks. This can help resolve glitches, crashes, or when an application becomes unresponsive. It saves you from manually locating, closing, and reopening the application through the graphical user interface.

The restart command typically requires administrative privileges or superuser access, as it involves modifying system-level processes. It is invoked in the command prompt by typing "restart" followed by any necessary parameters, such as specifying the target computer or application. It provides a quick and efficient way to reboot your computer or applications when needed.

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