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Windows 7: Shut Down - View Details of Last Shutdown of Computer

10 Jul 2016   #30

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Hello Brink, thanks for this tutorial and the great support you are providing to the community !

I was seeking to get an extract of all the times my laptop went to sleep. It doesn't appear in the "unplanned" shutdown (which much more appears to be tracing issues-related shutdowns if I understood it right). Can you help me with this ?

Besides, as this would make 3 types of computer stop (normal shutdown by user, unplanned/crash shutdown, and time/delayed shutdown) are there any other types of shutdown ? Any source at Microsoft that would list those ?

All the best !

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10 Jul 2016   #31

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Hi All, I spent more time googling and browsing forums but without much accurate help. I however saw that some "Kernel" sources could be selected from the event viewer and went back to the tool.

When selecting Windows Logs > System > RightClick > Filter Current Logs... : Event sources : Kernel-Power I get exactly what I was looking for, including when the computer goes to sleep (after idle delay) and goes to hibernate (after sleep delay) !

My question wrt to all other kinds of shutdown still remains, of course ;-)

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10 Jul 2016   #32

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello AlterMind, :)

I'm glad you found what you were looking for.

Here's some more information about shutdown event tracker overview from Microsoft to help.
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10 Jul 2016   #33

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Hi Brink,

Thanks for this prompt response -- and the interesting link on MS TechNet!

I additionally discovered while further browsing the event viewer that the Event sources : Power-Troubleshooter would flag the wake-up after a sleep shutdown! This diverse and apparently poorly-consistent use of event sources tags is not help much in our endeavour... But as I learned a few things, I guess it's all nice and well, kind of ;-)

Take care.
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