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    The Windows Event Viewer: What is it and How to Use it?

    What is an Event Viewer?

    Event Viewer is a built-in Windows tool that displays the events from a computer’s event logs. Event logs are records of activities on the computer and can be used to troubleshoot problems with programs and hardware. Some of the features of Event Viewer:

    – Displays both application and system events

    – Allows you to filter by event level

    – Allows you to filter by source or event ID

    – Allows you to search for text in an event log

    – Allows you to save an event log as an XML

    What is Event Viewer in Windows 10?

    Event Viewer in Windows 10 is an upgraded system tool that allows you to monitor and log events from the operating system, programs, and hardware devices.

    Event logs are a great way to troubleshoot problems on your computer. They can help you figure out what’s gone wrong, and you can also use them to find out what’s happening on your PC. The Event Viewer in Windows 10 has four tabs: Application, Security, Setup, and System.

    The Application tab includes errors generated by applications. The Security tab contains errors generated by security-related software. The Setup tab includes types of events related to installations of Windows or other Microsoft products. The system log keeps track of app-related records.

    Event Viewer in Windows 10 is a powerful tool, but it can be overwhelming. If you’re unsure what you’re looking at, you can always ask for help from a qualified IT professional.

    How to Use Event Viewer in Windows 10?

    Event Viewer can be opened in one of two ways. You can launch it by typing eventvwr.exe in the Run dialogue box or by typing in the Start menu’s Search bar.

    To use Event Viewer, you must be logged in as an administrator. To open Event Viewer Windows 10, go to the Start menu and search for “Event Viewer.” Once you find it, double-click to open it.

    As discussed before, you’ll see a list of different event logs in Event Viewer. The most valuable logs for troubleshooting are the Application and System logs. The Application log contains information about events generated by applications or services. The System log contains information about system events, such as driver or service failures.

    Double-click to view an event’s details with Event Viewer Windows 10. This will open a window with more detailed information about the event. Pay attention to the date and time of the event, as well as the source and category. This information can be helpful when troubleshooting.

    If you’re having trouble with a specific application or service, you can try filtering the event log by clicking “Filter Current Log” in the Actions pane. This will allow you to narrow down the events that are displayed. For example, you could filter the Application log to only show events from a specific application.

    Also Read: How to Check Battery Health in Android?

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