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Windows 7: How to automate rebooting when network link is down?

02 Jun 2016   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64-bit
How to automate rebooting when network link is down?


I have no knowledge on batch programming or scripting on Windows 7. My requirement is to reboot Windows 7 Professional machine automatically when network link (wired) is down. We can also do a ping to a remote host (which is always UP) and if that fails, we can initiate a reboot.

If we can setup a batch file to perform this we can perhaps add it into the Windows scheduler to check every 5 or 10 minutes. Could anyone please provide me a full batch file for this requirement?

Many thanks!

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03 Jun 2016   #2

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

I can think of some complicated ways of doing this using a batch file, but let's see what others post.

I would use a scripting tool like AutoIt. If no one posts a batch file, I'll try and put together some AutoIt code for you.
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