Event Details
Operating System->Microsoft Windows->Built-in logs->Windows 2008 or higher->Security Log->Detailed Tracking->Process Termination->EventID 4689 - A process has exited.
EventID 4689 - A process has exited.
Indicates a successful closing/termination of a program by user.

Note: In order to find out when the ended process started look for a preceding event 4688 with the same Process ID.

Find more information about this event on ultimatewindowssecurity.com.

Corresponding events on other OS versions:

Windows 2000 Windows 2003 Related Events:

To find out when the process started look for the following event with the same Process ID:
Log Name:      Security
Source:        Microsoft-Windows-Security-Auditing
Date:          10/27/2009 9:52:10 PM
Event ID:      4689
Task Category: Process Termination
Level:         Information
Keywords:      Audit Success
User:          N/A
Computer:      dcc1.Logistics.corp
A process has exited.
	Security ID:		S-1-5-21-1135140816-2109348461-2107143693-500
	Account Name:		Administrator
	Account Domain:		LOGISTICS
	Logon ID:		0x1806d9
Process Information:
	Process ID:	0x5f4
	Process Name:	C:\Generate_Security_Events1\auditon.exe
	Exit Status:	0x0
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 Termination
EventId 4689
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 Uniquely identifies the process to correlate to it in other events InsertionString6 0x5f4
Process Information: Process Name Name of the process executable. InsertionString7 C:\Generate_Security_Events1\auditon.exe
Process Information: Exit Status Process exit status. Can be used for error analysis. Usually 0x0 if process terminated successfully. InsertionString5 0x0
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