|Product:||Windows Operating System|
|Component:||System Event Log|
|Message:||The previous system shutdown at %1 on %2 was unexpected.|
This event is written during startup following an unexpected restart or shutdown. An unexpected restart or shutdown is one that the system cannot anticipate, such as when the user pushes the computer’s reset button or unplugs the power cord.
If the Persistent Time Stamp group policy setting is either enabled or not configured, system information is written to the data section of this event. This information includes a timestamp that indicates the computer’s uptime in seconds before the unexpected shutdown occurred.
One or more of the following options might help to determine the cause of the unexpected shutdown: