Process.StartTime Property

Gets the time that the associated process was started.

Namespace: System.Diagnostics
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public DateTime StartTime { get; }
/** @property */
public DateTime get_StartTime ()

public function get StartTime () : DateTime

Not applicable.

Property Value

A DateTime that indicates when the process started. This only has meaning for started processes.

Exception typeCondition


The platform is Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me), which does not support this property.


You are attempting to access the StartTime property for a process that is running on a remote computer. This property is available only for processes that are running on the local computer.

  • LinkDemand  for full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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