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Windows Logging Events/Actions - how to/where?

I've known for a while that Windows had this awesome feature where you could see what file was accessed, where and what happened to it. I was wondering if there's a way I could see only a part of ...
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Acer 5738, Windows 7 random shutdowns

I can run my computer any number of hours continuously without any issue, but if I do a Skype video call (not just audio, never happens with audio call), some flash games, or even certain online ...
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How to run Event Viewer as another user?

I want to create a shortcut to run Windows Event Viewer as another user, but the following doesn't seem to work. Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601] Copyright (c) 2009 Microsoft Corporation. All ...
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How to clear all Windows event log categories fast

Under Windows 7 you open the Event Viewer to browse several categories. You can also clear a single category by clicking Clear Log... on the right pane. Assuming I want to clear ALL categories, am I ...
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How can i figure out if & which hardware may be causing a write to a file to take longer than it should?

I saw this message in Event Viewer a couple of times, and I'm not really sure what it means. How can I figure out what is causing this issue and what can I do to resolve it? Log Name: ...
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How can I view events that cause laptop screen to turn on from standby (but not sleep)?

On a Windows 7 laptop, is there a way to see exactly what device or process triggered the screen to turn on? I'm referring to the "screen off" mode where the notebook is still on, but the screen has ...
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EventVwr.msc how to open automatically Application log

I wonder whether there is a possibility to run eventvwr.exe with some parameters and automatically open Application log. (When I run it without parameters it displays Event viewer tree, there I can go ...
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Kiosk Machine Usage (Win 7)

We have kiosk machines at our company that are primarily used by staff to remote desktop to their actual machine. I am looking for away to determine how often they were used in the past few months. ...
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Event ID: 7016 LitModeCtrl service has reported an invalid current state 32

I am getting all the time the below error in Windows Event Viewer. Throughout the web a lot of people get this error but there are no solutions to it. I was getting the error when i was using Windows ...
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Unique Identifier of an individual event in the system log?

I searched for a specific Event ID (6008 Unexpected Shutdown) in the Windows 7 Event Viewer, but now I want to see the events in the log that led up to that event, so how can I search for that ...
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What is Event ID 33: SpellChecker in Windows 7 and 8 about?

On newly installed Windows machines (Windows 8 Pro, Windows 7) I've seen event id 33 regularly appearing in the event viewer with this message: Failed to add hardcoded change pair "aids -> aids" ...
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Where is the info from a windows balloon error report logged?

I just got a delayed write failed error in a balloon notification. I did not have time to read which file was concerned and now I am digging through event viewer with no luck so far. So are those ...
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Neither Event Viewer nor Task Scheduler work on my PC

I have no idea why this is happening, but neither vent viewer nor task scheduler work on my PC. I have posted this as one question because I bet it is related. Thank you. Here is the error I get ...
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Windows 7 just restarts, no BSOD, shows “Event ID 14 volsnap”

My Windows 7 just restarts without giving me a BSOD. When it reboots, it will hang sometimes and you have to let it rest. Sometimes it will print a message saying that Hal.dll is missing or corrupt. ...
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.Net Framework issues on Windows 7 (probably after a gone-wrong SP1 update?) - Event Viewer won't work, nor Zune

I'm having problems running Event Viewer (wherever I open it, a "unable to create snap-in" error pops-up, the error details something as CLSID: FX:{b05566ad-fe9c-4363-be05-7a4cbb7cb510}) and other ...
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Does Service Control Manager support verbose logging?

I'm seeing persisistent errors logged in the System log time a nightly backup process runs: Event 7005, Service Control Manager. The LoadUserProfile call failed with the following error: The system ...
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Can't see a file that “exists” in Temporary Internet Files

I'm trying to shrink my C: partition, and I'm following the advice in this question: How to shrink Windows 7 boot partition with unmovable files I have the same problem of unmovable files, and I've ...
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List of all Windows 7 Event IDs and Sources?

I'm looking for a complete list of Sources + Event IDs for Windows 7. I known there's many web site with built-in search to find informations about a specific source + event id such as Eventid.net ...
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Getting a System.IO.FileNotFoundException when launching an .exe

When I try to start a .exe I'm just getting the "The program has stopped to work" dialog (I have the computer in Italian so I do not know the English localized name). When I see the event viewer for ...
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Can't Open Up Event Viewer

I just installed a large backlog of Windows Updates (I have Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit) and now a handful of programs are acting strangely (not opening, crashing, etc) I went to try to diagnose the ...
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How can I use Event Viewer to confirm login times filtered by User?

I'm required to log my start and finish times at work. Occasionally I forget to do this and had a bright idea that checking the Security events log would allow me to retrospectively ascertain my ...
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*.home.gateway timedout - Odd DNS Client Events (Event Viewer) warnings

I have noticed DNS Client Events warnings in my Event Viewer when my computer is woken from sleep. I have supplied the differing data below and a sample event detail below that. mail.google.com ...
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Event Viewer: Event ID 2 'Session “Circular Kernel Context Logger” failed to start with the following error: 0xC0000035'

I've had 40 of these errors in the last 7 days. Can anyone give an explanation of the error and what I might do to correct it? I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit. As a possibly important aside ...
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What is the meaning of this warning in windows administrative events - DNS Client Events

Sometimes I open profile of a user and he has write the address of his site there, but I don't remember when was the last time I clicked that address. But I have some warnings in computer ...
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How to know which program or service take long time at and after PC Starting?

I want to identify which program consumes and takes computer resources on a Windows 7 during start up and after logging in, because after I log in my hard disk LED stays lit for almost 5 minutes. I ...
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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 ...