How to Find Windows 10 Uptime

Sometimes, some curiosity may get the better of you and you might find yourself eager to check the duration your Windows 10 PC has been running. In this guide, we explore different ways that you can find Windows 10 uptime. Let’s have a glance at some of the quick and easy ways.

1. Find Windows 10 uptime using the Task Manager

The Task Manager is a Windows tool that gives crucial statistics about your System’s performance. It displays a wide range of system information such as running applications, CPU and RAM usage, and other detailed information. Additionally, you can check your system’s uptime by following the simple steps below:

Step 1: Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc on the keyboard to launch Task Manager. Alternatively, you can press Windows key + x  and click on the ‘Task Manager‘ option as shown.

click on Task Manager

Step 2: The Task Manager window will thereafter be launched. Click on the ‘Performance‘ tab as shown below.

find Windows 10 uptime using Task Manager

At the bottom of the Task Manager window, be sure to locate the uptime statistics as shown above. For instance, in this case, my system has been on for 3 hours, 5 minutes, 24 seconds and 18 microseconds.

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2. Using net statistics Command

Additionally, you can explore the uptime on command prompt by following the following steps:

Step 1: Press Windows Key + R . Type cmd and hit ENTER to launch the command prompt.

launch command prompt

Step 2: On the command prompt, type net statistics workstation command and hit ENTER. locate the line that begins with ‘Statistics since….


This shows the last time the system or PC was online. You will also get to other statistics such as bytes transmitted and received, sessions started, connections made, reconnects made, network errors, and server disconnects to mention a few.

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3. Using sysinfo command

Like before, launch the command prompt by following steps below:

Step 1: Press Windows Key + R to launch the ‘Run’ dialogue box.

Step 2: Type cmd and hit ENTER. This will open the command prompt.

Step 3: Next, type the command systeminfo and Press ENTER. Locate the line ‘System boot time


As the name suggests, it indicated the last time the system was booted.

And that’s all! As you have seen, checking the system uptime is as easy and straightforward as can be.

1 thought on “How to Find Windows 10 Uptime”

  1. “For instance, in this case, my system has been on for 3 hours, 5 minutes, 24 seconds and 18 microseconds.”

    Isn’t that really 3 days, 5 hours, 24 minutes and 18 seconds?
    Bring up task manager again and look at those numbers. you can see the last column (which is really seconds) actually ticking off.

    you might also mention “fast boot”, the reason your system has been up more than one day, even though you shut it down last night.


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