The Event Log is a set of logs in a Windows system that are used by default by the Windows system, system component and many applications to record events.

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Logging events as an Office 2007 application opens

Is it possible to log what a Microsoft Office 2007 application does as it starts up. We are having an issue with Word where it hangs on the splash screen for a particular user and no one else and ...
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Windows keyboard macro playback software?

Many years ago, I had a product called Quickeys for the Macintosh that allowed me to record keyboard and mouse events and create a macro that could be assigned to a keyboard accelerator. This was a ...
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svchost.exe crash on wake up

Lately whenever I wake up my laptop from sleep (S3) I get a series of errors (generated by a host process failing) I haven't been able to figure out why this happens but I know which host process ...
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WinXP- delete single entry in event log

Is there a way to delete a single event from the system event viewer in Windows XP?
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slow startup of event viewer on windows 7 but fast on server 2008

Since switching to Windows 7 for my desktop I've started to get really p***ed off at the length of time it takes to start the event viewer to display the application event log (typically 20-30 secs or ...
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Event Viewer: atapi errors

Specs for Samsung N120 Netbook Atom N270 @ 1.60 GHz / 160 GB IDE HDD / 2 GB PC2-5300 DDR2 RAM / Windows XP Home SP3 So I'm still getting some atapi errors in my Event Viewer. Here are two atapi ...
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Cause of Windows 7 “The system could not sucessfully load the crash dump driver”?

I have a couple laptops that will log this error several times after every resume from sleep/hibernate or bootup. Log Name: System Source: volmgr Date: 1/20/2010 8:08:58 AM Event ...
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Several “SideBySide” errors in the event viewer (Windows XP SP3)

For some reason, my netbook continuously comes up with SideBySide errors in the event viewer under Computer Management. Is there some way to get rid of these errors? My netbook occasionally BSODs and ...
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Mozy fails along with this error

Any idea how to fix this? MozyHome backup is failing at the same time with a FilesystemError2. Windows 7 64-bit. Thanks! Log Name: Application Source: VSS Date: 12/18/2009 12:...
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Windows Software RAID 5 Drive Failure Notification

I plan on creating a Windows software RAID 5 array but need to know when a drive goes bum. I don't plan on wanting to check the server every so often, so how can I have an email sent when a drive ...
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How to recover “Summary Page Events” folder in Event Viewer (Windows 7)?

While trying to clear the "Summary Page Events" folder in Event Viewer (Windows 7), I ended up accidentally deleting the folder. Is there any way to recover/recreate/copy the deleted folder?
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Access to Windows 7 log from a remote machine

I'm trying to access with EventViewer (from a Windows XP Prof) to a remote machine with Windows 7 (Seven). Before I started the Service "RemoteRegistry" I received an "Access Denied". After started ...
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Windows vista,MMC could not create the snap-in for event viewer

I have an issue where a windows vista computer isn't running certain applications (iTunes, Quickbooks, Word). Internet Explorer works fine. Seemingly every program that needs authentication to run is ...
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Is it possible to access the Windows event log if the system is unbootable?

If an installation of windows is unbootable, is it possible to access the event log from a Linux LiveCD?
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Event Viewer shows service name as a truncated 8 character name

I have written a service which logs to the Windows Event Log when it has any problems. This works fine and the service name is shown correctly in the Source column of the Event Viewer. The problem I ...
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Why does my PC reboot every 23 minutes?

Every 23 minutes in my system event log (Win 7) I see an error with event id 6008. It tells me "the previous system shutdown... was unexpected". When I work at the computer it doesn't happen so it ...
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A better alternative to Windows XP Event Viewer?

Is there one available?
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Cause of "Session Circular Kernel Context Logger failed to start error in Event Log?

I'm running Windows 7 RTM 32-bit. I'm getting the following error in my event log every second or so: Session "Circular Kernel Context Logger" failed to start with the following error: ...
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At what time did my Windows XP machine come out of hibernation?

I usually look at the event log to find out at what time I switched on my computer. I look for the entry saying "The Event Log service was started". I use this to record in-out times at office. These ...