What is a Warm Reboot?

May 30, 2022

A warm reboot (soft reboot) is a system restart during which the power never goes off, unlike a cold reboot. It is faster than powering down the computer and turning it back on. A warm reboot closes all running programs and reinitiates the boot sequence automatically.

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