If you want to know how long your PC has been running without restarting, all you have to do is look at the Windows 10 System Uptime. With this, you can keep track of the last time your system restarted. Uptime tells you how much time has passed without having to restart the computer.
How to find out System Uptime on a Windows 10 system
Monitoring the uptime of Windows 10 will be helpful in some troubleshooting situations, and this article shows you how to find out the uptime of Windows 10.
1. Use the Command Prompt
- Type command prompt or CMD into the Windows search box and click “Run as administrator.”
- Now, in CMD, type the following command: find “System Boot Time”
- Press Enter after you’ve typed this command.
2. Using PowerShell
- Search for PowerShell using Windows Search to start it up.
2. Type “Windows PowerShell” into the search box and click “Run as administrator” to start it.
3. Type this into PowerShell:
(receipt date) - (gcim Win32_OperatingSystem).LastBootUpTime
4. After pressing the Enter key, the following will be shown for the Windows 10 boot time:
Days: 0 Hours: 14 Minutes: 45 Seconds: 51 Milliseconds: 974 Clocks: 531519745890 Total days: 0.615184891076389 Total hours: 14.7644373858333 Total minutes: 885.86624315 Total seconds: 53151.9745585
5. Once you hit the Enter key, your Windows 10 uptime will show.
With the second method, you can see a lot of time details, such as uptime in days, hours, minutes, seconds, milliseconds, etc.
3. Use Task Manager
- Open Task Management By holding down the Ctrl, Esc, and Shift keys at the same time.
- Go to the “Performance” tab in the “Task Management” window.
- Pick the column that says CPU.
- Windows 10 boot time will be displayed.
This method is a simpler way to find out how long it takes Windows 10 to boot up, and it’s easy to understand because it gives you graphical data.
4. Check the settings for your network
When your computer is connected to the Internet via Ethernet, you can use your network settings to keep track of how long Windows 10 takes to boot up.
- You can bring up the box. Type “employment” into the search box.
- Type ncpa.cpl in the box, and then click “OK.”
3. Right-click the Ethernet network, and the “Status” option will appear, as shown below.
5. Use the Windows Management Interface Command
- Open a command prompt as an administrator.
- In cmd, type the following command and hit Enter:
wmic path Win32_OperatingSystem Get LastBootUptime.
- The time of the last boot-up will be shown below.
Some people might want to use a piece of digital information like the one shown above to find the uptime. Here’s what it says:
- Last year was restarted: 2021.
- Restart last month: May (05).
- Last reboot day: 15.
- Last restart hour: 06.
- Minutes since last restart: 57.
- Seconds since last restart: 22.
- Milliseconds since last restart: 500000.
- Last reboot GMT: +330 (5 hours ahead of GMT).
This means that your computer started up again at 6:57 p.m. on May 15, 2021, which is exactly XNUMX hours. You can easily figure out your system’s boot time by taking the current uptime and subtracting it from the time it was last turned off.
If you have Fast Startup turned on in Windows 10, you won’t be able to see the exact time of the last boot. This is a feature that comes with Windows 10. Run the following command to turn off this fast startup feature so you can see the exact boot time:
powercfg -h off
6. Use the Net Statistics Workstation command.
- Go to the search menu and type command prompt or cmd to open the command prompt.
- Running the command prompt as an administrator is recommended.
- Type the command below and hit Enter:
network statistics workstation.
- When you press the enter button, you’ll see some information on the screen, including the required Windows 10 boot time.
All of the above methods are easier to use and can be used not only with Windows 10, but also with Windows 8.1, Windows Vista, and Windows 7. In all versions, you can use the same commands.
We hope this article was helpful and that you were able to check your Windows 10 system uptime. If you have any questions about this article, please use the comments section below to get in touch with us.