Windows System Event: 4609

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System Event » Windows System Event: 4609

Event ID 4609 - Windows NT is shutting down.

Description All logon sessions will be terminated by this shut down.
Category System

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  • ADAudit Plus consolidates a neat report, each time a machine has shut down.
  • The report contains details about which machine was shut down and when it was shut down, along with the operating system information.

Event 4609 applies to the following operating systems:

  • Windows 2008 R2 and 7
  • Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
  • Windows 2016 and 10

Corresponding event in Windows Server 2003 and earlier versions- Event 513