Event Details
Operating System->Microsoft Windows->Built-in logs->Windows 2008 or higher->Security Log->Detailed Tracking->Process Creation->EventID 4696 - A primary token was assigned to process.
EventID 4696 - A primary token was assigned to process.
Indicates an either successful service start or a scheduled task executing a program under the authority of a different user.

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Corresponding events on other OS versions:

Windows 2000, 2003
Log Name:      Security
Source:        Microsoft-Windows-Security-Auditing
Date:          10/27/2009 9:52:13 PM
Event ID:      4696
Task Category: Process Creation
Level:         Information
Keywords:      Audit Success
User:          N/A
Computer:      dcc1.Logistics.corp
A primary token was assigned to process.
	Security ID:		S-1-5-18
	Account Name:		DCC1$
	Account Domain:		LOGISTICS
	Logon ID:		0x3e7
Process Information:
	Process ID:	0x200
	Process Name:	C:\Windows\System32\winlogon.exe
Target Process:
	Target Process ID:	0x1d4
	Target Process Name:	C:\Windows\System32\LogonUI.exe
New Token Information:
	Security ID:		S-1-5-18
	Account Name:		DCC1$
	Account Domain:		LOGISTICS
	Logon ID:		0x3e7
Log Type: Windows Event Log
 Uniquely Identified By:
Log Name: Security
Filtering Field Equals to Value
OSVersion Windows Vista (2008)
Windows 7 (2008 R2)
Windows 8 (2012)
Windows 8.1 (2012 R2)
Windows 10 (2016)
Category Detailed Tracking
Source Microsoft-Windows-Security-Auditing
TaskCategory Process Creation
EventId 4696
Field Matching
FieldDescriptionStored inSample Value
DateTime Date/Time of event origination in GMT format. DateTime 10.10.2000 19:00:00
Source Name of an Application or System Service originating the event. Source Security
Type Warning, Information, Error, Success, Failure, etc. Type Success
User Domain\Account name of user/service/computer initiating event. User RESEARCH\Alebovsky
Computer Name of server workstation where event was logged. Computer DC1
EventID Numerical ID of event. Unique within one Event Source. EventId 576
Description The entire unparsed event message. Description Special privileges assigned to new logon.
Log Name The name of the event log (e.g. Application, Security, System, etc.) LogName Security
Task Category A name for a subclass of events within the same Event Source. TaskCategory
Level Warning, Information, Error, etc. Level
Keywords Audit Success, Audit Failure, Classic, Connection etc. Keywords
Category A name for an aggergative event class, corresponding to the similar ones present in Windows 2003 version. Category Account Logon
Object Name -
Whom -
Object Type -
Class Name -
Security ID -
Account Name -
Account Domain -
Subject: Account Domain Name of the domain that account initiating the action belongs to. InsertionString3 LOGISTICS
Subject: Security ID Security ID of the account that performed the action. Usually resolved to Domain\Name in home environment. InsertionString1 S-1-5-21-1135140816-2109348461-2107143693-500
Subject: Account Name Name of the account that initiated the action. InsertionString2 Administrator
Subject: Logon ID A number uniquely identifying the logon session of the user initiating action. This number can be used to correlate all user actions within one logon session. InsertionString4 0x1806d9
Process Information: Process ID InsertionString11 0x200
Process Information: Process Name InsertionString12 C:\Windows\System32\winlogon.exe
Target Process: Target Process ID InsertionString9 0x1d4
Target Process: Target Process Name InsertionString10 C:\Windows\System32\LogonUI.exe
New Token Information: Security ID InsertionString5 S-1-5-18
New Token Information: Account Name InsertionString6 DCC1$
New Token Information: Account Domain InsertionString7 LOGISTICS
New Token Information: Logon ID InsertionString8 0x3e7
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