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How to check OS install dates for quarantined statuses.

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Windows

Windows 7 and Windows 10

Start > run > cmd > systeminfo

  1. Open the start menu
  2. search cmd 
  3. open the command prompt application
  4. type "systeminfo" (without quotes) and hit the enter key.

 

Command prompt window

Command prompt window 2

Windows 8

1 - Go to the Search Charm How to Search in Windows 8

2 - Search "cmd".

3 - Select the "Command Prompt" App.

4 - Type "systeminfo" and hit "enter".

Mac

 

Mac OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)

  1. Open the console window in the Utilities folder, as outlined above.
  2. Navigate to /var/log, then click on install.log
  3. Scroll all the way to the top of the list, until you see a series of text that says "Install Mac OS X Mountain Lion"
    Console Window
  4. The date next to the text is the install date.

Mac OS X Yosemite and El Capitan (10.10 & 10.11)

 

  1. Open the console window in the Utilities folder, as outlined above.
  2. Navigate to /var/log, then click on install.log
  3. Scroll all the way to the top of the list, until you see a series of text that says "OSInstaller" 
    Console Window 2
  4. The date next to the text is the install date.



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