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Windows 7: Date and Time of Windows Installation - Find

Date and Time of Windows Installation - Find

See Original Installation Date and Time of Windows 7 and Windows 8
Published by Airbot
05 Jun 2011
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See Original Installation Date and Time of Windows 7 and Windows 8

information   Information
This tutorial will show you how to find and see the original date and time that you installed Windows 7 or Windows 8.

Note   Note
Alternatively, you can use a third party program such as Speccy to also show you the date.

1. Open up a command prompt in Windows 7 or Windows 8.

2. Type or copy/paste cmd /k systeminfo | find "Original Install Date" and press enter.

Date and Time of Windows Installation - Find-capture5.jpg


Open up a command prompt in Windows 7 or Windows 8.

2. Type systeminfo and press enter.

3. Scroll down to about the 10th line, and you will see the line - Original Install Date:

Date and Time of Windows Installation - Find-capture.jpg

That's it.


05 Jun 2011   #1

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install

TY Aaron,
The information shown, with the systeminfo command, is important and I never knew that it was there.

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11 Jun 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

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08 Sep 2012   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 32-bit Build 7601

Nice, Airbot.

This can also be used to know your System Specs, I think.
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09 Sep 2012   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks, Airbot :)
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09 Sep 2012   #5
x BlueRobot


Good tutorial Airbot (:

Thanks again,

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17 Oct 2012   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit.

how do i change install date windows xp, 7
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