Windows Uptime Command

This content 3 years old. Please, read this page keeping its age in mind along with the fact technology changes fast and the information on this page me be outdated, not best practice, or plain wrong.

I generally use a quick command like net statistics server|more on a Windows machine to quickly grab the uptime.  I decided to put together a small uptime utility that will report the uptime of the system using, you guessed, uptime command.

Drop the uptime.exe into your %PATH%; either something like %WINDIR% or %WINDIR%System32 folder.

The code is available on Github at if you want to take a peek at the code.

Here’s the obligatory screenshot…

I’ll also put a direct download link that is stored on my server.  This is dated 12/19/2016, so check Github to make sure you have the latest.  I may have found a bug, or someone may have found a bug, and things may have changed since I initially published this article.

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