When a computer running Windows is joined to a domain, it is more difficult to ensure changes are cleared between user logon sessions. If you use Group Policy and Software Restrictions Policies, use a logoff script to reproduce the Restart computer after log off option, commonly located under General Settings in Windows SteadyState.
To use Group Policy to configure the computer to restart when a user logs off
Open the Group Policy Object for the domain or organizational unit to which your users belong.
Under User Configuration, expand Windows Settings, and then click Scripts (Logon/Logoff).
Open the Logoff object and add a logoff script. The logoff script can be a script written in any scripting language supported by Windows that contains a command to restart the computer.
|You can use the shutdown command in a batch file to restart the computer. At the command prompt, type the following command:shutdown -r -t 00The shutdown command is restricted when you restrict access to the command prompt. You can also use the ForceLogoff.exe tool included with Windows SteadyState to restart the computer.|