Windows: knowing the date and time on and off the computer


If we want to know when the computer was turned on or when the computer was turned off , we can use the event viewer, one of the tools of Windows administration. The event viewer provides detailed information on all events that occur in the computer and can be used to know the start time and the stop time of the PC. irtual Desktop Manager
As the event viewer is present in all versions of Microsoft Windows, the following procedure can be used with Windows 8 , Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP.

How to start the Windows Event Viewer

To know when the computer is turned on or when it was turned off we start the Windows Event Viewer.
We press on the computer keyboard keys Windows (is the key with the Windows logo) and R simultaneously.
This opens the Run .
In box Open: we type eventvwr and we click on OK .
(If you open the window Account Control user do click Continue .)
This will open the Event Viewer . We zoom the window to full screen.
In the tree console (the left pane) we click on the arrow to expand the entry Windows Logs .
We click System .
If you’re using Windows XP we click directly on system

 

How to know what time it was turned on the computer

In the center pane system let the column Event ID (using the scroll bar) the event 6005 .
L ‘ 6005 event occurs every time the event log service is started: in other words indicates the ‘ turning on the computer.
To know when the computer was turned on do-click the event 6005 to highlight information relating to it.
In the column Date and time will display the date and time of turning on the computer .

 

How to know what time it was turned off the computer

In the center pane system let the column Event ID (using the scroll bar) the event 6006 .
L ‘ 6006 event occurs every time the event log service is stopped: in other words indicates the computer turns off .
To know when the computer was off we click on the event 6006 to highlight information relating to it.
In the column Date and time will be displayed date and time of the computer turns off .

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