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  • Log Name:      Security
    Source:        Microsoft-Windows-Security-Auditing
    Date:          8/30/2012 10:45:12 AM
    Event ID:      4625
    Task Category: Logon
    Level:         Information
    Keywords:      Audit Failure
    User:          N/A
    Computer:      Steve-PC
    An account failed to log on.

     Security ID:  Steve-PC\Steve
     Account Name:  Steve
     Account Domain:  Steve-PC
     Logon ID:  0xad89f0

    Logon Type:   4

    Account For Which Logon Failed:
     Security ID:  NULL SID
     Account Name:  Steve
     Account Domain:  

    Failure Information:
     Failure Reason:  Unknown user name or bad password.
     Status:   0xc000006d
     Sub Status:  0xc000006a

    Process Information:
     Caller Process ID: 0x1178
     Caller Process Name: C:\Windows\System32\taskhost.exe

    Network Information:
     Workstation Name: Steve-PC
     Source Network Address: -
     Source Port:  -

    Detailed Authentication Information:
     Logon Process:  Advapi 
     Authentication Package: MICROSOFT_AUTHENTICATION_PACKAGE_V1_0
     Transited Services: -
     Package Name (NTLM only): -
     Key Length:  0

    This event is generated when a logon request fails. It is generated on the computer where access was attempted.

    The Subject fields indicate the account on the local system which requested the logon. This is most commonly a service such as the Server service, or a local process such as Winlogon.exe or Services.exe.

    The Logon Type field indicates the kind of logon that was requested. The most common types are 2 (interactive) and 3 (network).

    The Process Information fields indicate which account and process on the system requested the logon.

    The Network Information fields indicate where a remote logon request originated. Workstation name is not always available and may be left blank in some cases.

    The authentication information fields provide detailed information about this specific logon request.
     - Transited services indicate which intermediate services have participated in this logon request.
     - Package name indicates which sub-protocol was used among the NTLM protocols.
     - Key length indicates the length of the generated session key. This will be 0 if no session key was requested.
    Event Xml:
    <Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event">
        <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Security-Auditing" Guid="{54849625-5478-4994-A5BA-3E3B0328C30D}" />
        <TimeCreated SystemTime="2012-08-30T17:45:12.218159300Z" />
        <Correlation />
        <Execution ProcessID="532" ThreadID="2868" />
        <Security />
        <Data Name="SubjectUserSid">S-1-5-21-3701862130-825821323-2700847095-1001</Data>
        <Data Name="SubjectUserName">Steve</Data>
        <Data Name="SubjectDomainName">Steve-PC</Data>
        <Data Name="SubjectLogonId">0xad89f0</Data>
        <Data Name="TargetUserSid">S-1-0-0</Data>
        <Data Name="TargetUserName">Steve</Data>
        <Data Name="TargetDomainName">
        <Data Name="Status">0xc000006d</Data>
        <Data Name="FailureReason">%%2313</Data>
        <Data Name="SubStatus">0xc000006a</Data>
        <Data Name="LogonType">4</Data>
        <Data Name="LogonProcessName">Advapi  </Data>
        <Data Name="AuthenticationPackageName">MICROSOFT_AUTHENTICATION_PACKAGE_V1_0</Data>
        <Data Name="WorkstationName">Steve-PC</Data>
        <Data Name="TransmittedServices">-</Data>
        <Data Name="LmPackageName">-</Data>
        <Data Name="KeyLength">0</Data>
        <Data Name="ProcessId">0x1178</Data>
        <Data Name="ProcessName">C:\Windows\System32\taskhost.exe</Data>
        <Data Name="IpAddress">-</Data>
        <Data Name="IpPort">-</Data>

    Friday, August 31, 2012 3:00 AM

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