Windows Security Log Event ID 4609

Operating Systems Windows 2008 R2 and 7
Windows 2012 R2 and 8.1
Windows 2016 and 10
Windows Server 2019 and 2022
 • Subcategory
 • Security State Change
Type Success
Corresponding events
in Windows 2003
and before

4609: Windows is shutting down

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Despite the documentation, as of Release candidate 1 this event is not found. Perhaps this is because the event logging service stops first (event 1100). This is funny since the same problem used to happen in NT.  MS fixed it in 2000 and looks like they broke it again at least as of RC1. I haven't been able to produce this event. Have you? If so, please start a discussion (see above) and post a sample along with any comments you may have! Don't forget to sanitize any private information.

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Examples of 4609

Windows is shutting down. All logon sessions will be terminated by this shutdown.

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