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How to Know When You Last Booted Your Windows PC

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All our Windows PCs and Laptops comes with a Hibernate and Sleep mode options. These features allows the users to put their Laptop on sleep mode without having it to shut down. It doesn’t really affect your PC even if you let your PC hibernate for a whole night throughout the week. It really comes in handy as you don’t have to wait till the Windows updates install before shutting down your PC or waiting for few minutes before you could boot it again.

Although, you may never need to know when you last booted your Windows PC. But, just in case you ever need to know when you last booted your Windows PC here is how you can find it out.

How to Know When You Last Booted Your Windows PC Using a Command

To know when you last booted your Windows PC, you can make use of your command prompt and a small piece of command. Follow below given steps to know how to do it.

Step 1: Click on Start button, type in CMD in the search bar.

Step 2: Now you should see Cmd.exe. Click on it to run it. Alternatively you can also open Command prompt by pressing Windows Key + R, then type in CMD and hit enter.

Step 3: Next, in the command prompt windows type in the following command:

systeminfo | find /i "Boot Time"

Step 4: Now hit enter to execute the command.

Now wait till the command prompt collects the information. It might take anywhere from seconds to a minute. Once done, you will see the System Boot Time along with date and time.

System Last Boot up Windows Command Line

That’s it! This is how you can find when you last booted your Windows PC. Alternatively there is another method throw which you can know the same and that too without using any command.  Open your Task manager by right clicking on your tool bar, in Task manger click on Performance tab, now look in the System section and find Up Time. Up Time will be in hours only, no date whatsoever. Now by looking at the amount of hours you can calculate the date of your last boot up.

Windows Up time Task manager

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