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Timed out waiting for target computer to start rebooting


The target computer didn't reboot within the allotted timeout after a reboot step. The default timeout is 5 minutes.

Possible Causes

The target computer may have had a problem rebooting, may have taken longer than expected to boot or it may have come back online with a different address due to DHCP.

Recommended Fix

Verify that the computer is back online and try the operation again.

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    Is it possible to change the default timeout? For old computers it might take more than that to reboot after Windows updates.

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    At this time the timeout value is hard coded into PDQ Deploy. That's a good idea, though. We will add the ability to customize this value in an upcoming version.

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