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Client OS - Window XP

Domain Controller:- Window server 2008 Standard R2

I had one Window XP system, i want to find out when the system has started or boot ( at what time and at which date ). I don't know which parameter / word should i search in Event Log.

For finding out shutdown time, i simply find the word "Shutdown" in Event Log.

Can you guide me which word should i find for finding Start up or boot time

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Look up the following event in EventViewer ( System )

6009 and 6005 same time stamp, system just started.

6013 - system has been up for a day or more, time in seconds.

6006 - the system was rebooted or shutdown.

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Look for the message saying the event log has started.

Event 6005 Event Log Service has started

Or Event 6009 with info about the OS build, service peck level, etc.

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