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I'd like to open and read Windows Event Log files. The files will be copied from a non-functioning install of Windows XP SP3 and I'd like to read them from a totally different install of Windows XP SP3 on a totally different computer. Is there any way of doing this?

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-Right click on My Computer, choose Manage

-Right click on Event Viewer, choose Open Log File

-Browse to .evt file, select, and click on Open

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