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How long has my PC been running?

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paulmarkj

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According to task manage, my PC has been running for 3 days and 13 hours, but I turn my PC off every night.

 

How can  find out how long my PC has really been running?


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Download then run Speccy (free) and post the resultant url for us, details here, this will provide us with information about your computer hardware + any software that you have installed that may explain the present issue/s. 

 

To publish a Speccy profile to the Web:

  1. In Speccy, click File, and then click Publish Snapshot.
  2. In the Publish Snapshot dialog box, click Yes to enable Speccy to proceed.
  3. Speccy publishes the profile and displays a second Publish Snapshot. You can open the URL in your default browser, copy it to the clipboard, or close the dialog box.

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thanks for your reply.

 

Speccy URL is: http://speccy.pirifo...MinYImea3UUOd8L

 

To confirm: I rebooted by PC this morning and up time is now 4 days.


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Thanks for the update  :thumbsup:
 
Not seen this issue before tbh so all we can do is address a couple of things that Speccy tells us.
 
Uptime
Current Session
Current Time: 4/10/2019 9:35:58 AM
Current Uptime: 390,610 sec (4 d, 12 h, 30 m, 10 s) Confirms what you are finding within Windows, are you fully shutting down Windows and the computer, no standby
Last Boot Time: 4/5/2019 9:05:48 PM
 
Power Profile
Active power scheme: Balanced
Hibernation: Enabled This is a less than useless setting that is known to cause various issues, try disabling it "how to" below.
 

To disable Hibernation:

  1. The first step is to run the command prompt as administrator. In Windows 10, you can do this by right clicking on the start menu and clicking "Command Prompt (Admin)"
  2. Type in "powercfg.exe /h off" without the quotes and press enter. If you typed it in correctly, the cursor will simply start at a new line asking for new input
  3. Now just exit out of command prompt
Services
 
Partition 0
Partition ID: Disk #0, Partition #0
Disk Letter: C:
File System: NTFS
Volume Serial Number: 92C39F5A
Size: 1862 GB
Used Space: 1481 GB (79%)
Free Space: 381 GB (21%) You are running low on free storage space on the C: drive, see my canned info below.
Partition 1
Partition ID: Disk #0, Partition #1
File System: NTFS
Volume Serial Number: 76851258
Size: 449 MB
Used Space: 387 MB (86%)
Free Space: 62 MB (14%)
 

 

For Windows to be able to run efficiently and to be able to update you need to have between 20 and 25% of the partition or drive available as free storage space at all times, if you don`t you risk Windows becoming corrupt or not being able to update which puts you at risk of malware attack.

 

Data only storage devices should not be allowed to get any lower than 10% of free storage space of the full capacity of the drive/partition on the drive.

 

Uninstall as many unused programs, games, videos and music files as you can and get yourself another means of backing up to, post back when you have between 20 and 25% free storage on the C: drive/partition and we can go from there.

 

 

There are a couple of other things of note is Speccy but we can come back to them once this has been resolved as they are not likely to be the cause of this mystery.

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To double-check and see if Speecy is correct:

  • Press [WindowsLogoKey]+[R], type in:

    cmd

    and press [Enter].

  • At the command prompt, type:

    net stats srv

    and press [Enter].
The line that you now see beginning with "Statistics since...and then a date and time here" is the date and time your Windows was last started.


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Not heard back from you paulmarkj, do you still require assistance or is the issue now resolved, an update would be appreciated.


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Try This,

 

open powershell as administrator
and run the below command
 
(get-date) - (gcim Win32_OperatingSystem).LastBootUpTime
 
Regards,
Dinu, Tech Support Team
Apps4Rent.com

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