How to Find out How Long Your Computer Was On

Have you ever left your computer on for days and wondered if your computer was dangerously on for more than weeks? Or maybe you're just curious? Here's how you can find out. This has only been tested on Windows Vista, 7 and 8.

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    Go to where you usually have your Task Manager.
    • For Windows XP users, press the Ctrl+Alt+Delete buttons on your keyboard at the same time.
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    • For any version of Windows, press the Ctrl+Shift+Esc(ape) buttons on your computer at the same time.
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    Go to the Performance tab.
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    Look for the section called "Up Time". There, you will see how long your computer has been powered up. It will be in the order of Hours:Minutes:Seconds, or Days:Hours:Minutes:Seconds if your computer has been on for more than 24 hours.
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    Return to the Applications tab.

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Categories: Hardware | Windows