Windows Server Event: 6008

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System Event » Windows Server Event: 6008

Event ID 6008: System was shutdown unexpectedly.

Description The event is logged when the previous shutdown was unexpected, and is displayed when the system starts again.
Category Event log
Subcategory Startup/Shutdown

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  • ADAudit Plus provides real time alerts and detailed reports when the system shuts down unexpectedly.
  • These reports contain details like time of shutdown and possible reasons for shutdown.

Event 6008 applies to the following operating systems:

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