This is the built-in help made by Microsoft for the command 'Restart-VM', in PowerShell version 5 - as retrieved from
Windows version 'Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard' PowerShell help files on 2016-06-23.
For PowerShell version 3 and up, where you have Update-Help, this command was run just before creating the web pages from the help files.
Restarts a virtual machine.
Restart-VM [-Name] <String> [-AsJob] [-ComputerName <String>] [-Force] [-Passthru] [<CommonParameters>]
Restart-VM [-VM] <VirtualMachine> [-AsJob] [-Force] [-Passthru] [<CommonParameters>]
The Restart-VM cmdlet restarts a virtual machine. Running this cmdlet results in a “hard” restart, like powering the machine down, then back up again. This can result in
data loss in the virtual machine.
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PS C:\>Restart-VM Win7
Are you sure you want to restart virtual machine "win7"?
[Y] Yes [A] Yes to All [N] No [L] No to All [S] Suspend [?] Help (default is "Y"): y
Performs a hard restart of virtual machine Win7. This is equivalent to turning off the power to the virtual machine and then restarting it.