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Questions tagged [event-viewer]

Windows Event Viewer is a utility that shows users logs of events generated by the Windows operating system, and applications/services running on Windows.

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Windows Defender default logging

I am a student who is currently writing his bachelor thesis. It is about monitoring Windows Event Logs, the NSA published a whitepaper with events to monitor. A few of these events involve the Windows ...
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Does the time change on thin clients to sync up to what application say the time is?

I know this question is not put the best way and I can edit it to read better after I have a better understanding of this. We are using a Windows 10 Enterprise environment that is VMI and VDI based. ...
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The IO operation at logical block was retried and CRC errors in S.M.A.R.T

I have a Samsung 850 Evo (250GB) SSD since December 2016 (2+years). In February this year my system started to lag and while digging in Event Viewer I saw Event 153 + CRC error count in SMART go up. ...
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Does Windows EventLog drops off old items as new items are added?

Does the Windows EventLog automagically truncate or drop off items ? (Windows 10 Pro). Refer to my screenshot. First item shown is 15/3/2019 at 7:32:12 PM When i first looked at the log I am ...
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How to Remove a task from Event Viewer

Just attached a task to a security (Event Viewer > Windows Logs > Security) event on Event Viewer, but now it seems not possible to change it or even remove it. Does anyone knows where it could be? ...
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Numerous Windows Error Reporting Information messages in Application log

I found tha my log is full of messages like this: Inside each message is a content line this: Fault bucket , type 0 Event Name: BEX64 Response: Not available Cab Id: 0 Problem signature: P1: python....
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Windows 10 Event Viewer: Asks for disk check on non-existing volume

When checking the event viewer, Windows will log the following error: Volume \?\Volume{xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx} {\Device\0000003f} needs to be taken offline for a short period to ...
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Memory exhaustion with apparently no process exhausting it

I am suffering memory exhaustions on a Windows 10 computer nearly every three days, with no pattern to reproduce (sometimes after PC is powered on for days, sometimes just after power on, sometimes ...
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Event Viewer filter by source disabled

I've tried looking around other posts here as well as Microsoft community pages but to no luck. In my environment (Windows 10), the filtering by source is Event Viewer is blank, and I cannot open ...
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Errors in Administrative Events in Event Viewer Error 10016 [duplicate]

Currently, I am facing multiple BSOD and when I check the reasons why, I always come across error which come from the DistribtutedCOM. The message comes as followed, The application-specific ...
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Multiple similar information event in a few seceods

I was checking Windows Event Viewer and noticed that multiple exactly similar information events related to my touch pad driver is recorded, all separated by just a few seconds. The event description ...
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klhk.sys The message resource is present but the message was not found in the message table

My system is Alienware 17 and windows 10, I started getting blue screen of death (3 times yesterday). I have checked Event Viewer and it looks following. as far as I can tell klhk.sys is the culprit,...
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Cannot find Event ID for Lenovo System update using Windows Event Viewer

Thank you for taking the time to read this. Context: I am currently trying to implement Bitlocker Encryption on a Windows 10, Lenovo T460s Laptop. I have encrypted that laptop. However looking at ...
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Why is Event Viewer is no longer populating the dropdowns for Event Source and Event Logs on Windows 10 1803 clean install

I have recently formatted and installed the latest build of Windows 10 from iso 1803 17134.48. When I go to Event Viewer and either go to Create Custom View or Filter Current Log the dropdown boxes ...
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Event Viewer Command Line Multiple Views

I have 3 different custom views for event viewer: view1.xml view2.xml view3.xml I have a bat script that calls them like so: @echo off eventvwr /v:"view1.xml" eventvwr /v:"view2.xml" eventvwr /v:"...
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Frequent, random audio crashing; Event Viewer log packed with “Engine glitch[es]”

[Rewritten for conciseness and clarity.] My setup: I have a PreSonus AudioBox USB connected to my laptop (Asus G750Z-DB73) via USB 3.0. The AudioBox driver, bundled with the app “Universal Control”, ...
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Display event details in message when attaching a task to an event

When I try to safely remove hardware, Windows 10 tells me that a program is using the hardware, but doesn't tell me which program it is. I found that this information is recorded however in Event ...
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Dozens of Windows Error Reporting messages each second

I was investigating other problem and suddenly found, that my Event Viewer is full of Windows Error Reporting occurring dozens times per second: Example of message is: Fault bucket , type 0 Event ...
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Custom filter for all event logs that apply for new logs as well

I know you can create default filters for your local event logs. When I support customers I often receive an .evt file that I have to look through. I begin every search by going to filter, scrolling ...
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Windows 10 System Wide Pauses

I have a rather serious issue on Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB 32-bit: On this machine an application is running 24/7 with a lot of networking going on. In total there are 14 network ports. ...
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How to tell when I logged in?

I want to find out when I logged into my machine on a given day. In the Event Viewer, Windows Logs, Application, I see entries like: Level Date and Time Source Event Id Task ...
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Kernel-Power error (41) without anything wrong

I'm using Windows 8.1 and after reboot/power on, I see Kernel-Power error (Event ID 41) on Event Viewer. It doesn't cause anything to happen for more than 2 years, no sudden reboots etc. but I wonder ...
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Windows 10 - Get first logon and last logoff for each day for date range

I'm looking to see if there's a way to parse eventvwr to get the first logon and last logoff on a particular PC for each date in a range. I don't need to get any particular user... just first and last ...
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Open Event Viewer from Setup

I am currently trying to install Windows 10. Unfortunately the setup states it was unable to create a partition on my SSD. Details should be in the Setup Log. To view this I presumably need the Event ...
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windows based PC freeze up after showing event ID 6013

I have a windows based PC that randomly freezes up. when I checked event log, I figured out the latest log was at noon (12:00) after event log 6013.
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windows 10 freeze even if I'm away from keyboard

I have some problems with my system, sometimes it just freeze. I was looking into Event Viewer, but I found nothing suspicious (in my opinion) so here is a screenshot of Windows Logs\System The ...
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Trigger Task Scheduler in Windows 10 when display wakes up

I don't have enough rep to comment on this post so I am posting my own question that is very similar to that post. I have an app I want to run when the computer goes idle, and then quit when I wake ...
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Event Viewer - how to read information

I'm dealing with a situation in which a Windows 10 machine is restarting (or freezing after logon) randomly. It seems that a disk may be the culprit (source is NTFS). However, I could not find how to ...
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System boot time for Windows

I am working on a system diagnostic application and I'm looking for some information on Windows boot up time in different situations. Is there any way I can find the following information on ...
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Does Windows log the creation of Compressed Folders or Zip Files?

As the title says, does Windows (10/Anniversary/Creators Update) log the creation of Compressed Folders or Zip Files? Is this tracked in Event Viewer, or any debug log? An employee had attempted to ...
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How to start event viewer (eventvwr) on windows 7 at a specific time?

Is there any way to start eventvwr at specific time. You can run it from run or cmd by typing eventvwr. I know that you could apply switched on the command itself e.g. eventvwr /c:application. Is ...
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Strange login attempt on pc

I have quite a strange situation. A few days ago I came home to my computer being on (when it shouldn't, I did not turn it on) Being as paranoid as I am I tried figuring out what turned on my pc and ...
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On “Power-Troubleshooter” event in Task Scheduler not triggering

I am attempting to run an event via Task Scheduler in order to restart my trackpad driver (code to do so below) every time my system wakes up, as a troubleshooting measure. However, in Task Scheduler, ...
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IIS 10 - Cannot read \\?\<EMPTY> configuration file

Everything worked correctly on my IIS, but I installed Windows Fall Creators Update and everything stopped working. I get an 503 - Service Unavailable error on every app and page inside my AppPool I ...
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Display all power related events (turn-on/-off/sleep/hibernate/…)?

Imagine your computer is doing strange things regarding turning on, off, sleeping, hibernating, restart, being on in the morning when you set it to sleep in the evening before and similar things. I ...
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Windows 10 restarts automatically

Since around a week my Windows starts automatically from hibernation. In the Event-Viewer I've found an event "NT TASK\Microsoft\Windows\rempl\shell" which reactivates Windows. This event is triggered ...
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Events 4720 and 4732 not being created in the Event Viewer (Server 2008)

These events are related to user creation and adding user to the administrator group in Windows Server 2008 They are not being created when I create a user or when I add the user to a group, in this ...
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windows 10 event viewer - how to find when a certain user has logged on this system? [duplicate]

I thought this is a pretty simple task, but apparently not. Windows 10 Pro, standalone on a home network. There are several accounts on this system. I am trying to find when a given user account has ...
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Windows server event log has several thousand print errors

I'm managing a Windows 2012R2 Server, and when I looked in the event log, I saw about 30,000 errors. They look like this: Process: PrinterDCA.Service Level: Error Process ID: 1196 Thread ID: 20 ...
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Windows icons name disappeared and painfully slow

In my previous post, about How to get logs of crashes when the system won't response, My system is acting strangely. This morning I had a startup message saying about power too low and then I did f1 ...
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Getting Error on shutdown and need to press ok to shutdown

I get an error box on shutdown. PS! I reinstalled Windows 2 days ago, it doesn't affect. My list of programs, striped out, what are most likely not the cause: Also, in event log I found the most ...
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Tracking removal of client certificates

I connect to some remote web services that require a client certificate for authentication. Using certain tools (eg. SOAPUI), I can specify the certificate directly, but when doing quick requests to ...
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Windows Task Scheduler not running task on event

I'm trying to run a task when I get a network connection and am following these steps. I created a test.bat that does some stuff script that and set the task scheduler trigger for it to Log: ...
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Outlook 2016 keeps crashing

My Outlook 2016 Exchange does not start. I go to open, the flash screen appears and then I get a message asking if I want to start in safe mode. Whether I answer yes or no it does not matter, it just ...
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Windows 10 reboots immediately after hibernate

Since a few days I can't put my Windows 10 PC into hibernation anymore. When I shutdown / hibernate the PC, it immediately restarts a few seconds later, staying at the login screen forever until I ...
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Does Windows log when a local user account is created

I would like to know if windows remembers or logs(maybe event viewer) when a new user account is created then added to the administrators localgroup. Ex.. A network account user creates a local ...
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windows 10 keep restarting

Last week windows has been restarting 6-7 times every day. Same message every time: El proceso C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe (JOROPEZA) inició el Reinicio del equipo JOROPEZA en nombre del ...
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Is there any log file created in windows for all the USB drive last plugged in and out [duplicate]

There's a professor of mine who's USB hard drive was stolen from her desk plugged into her laptop. So I was wondering if there is any way or any "log file" in windows which stores the date and time ...
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Clean event viewer files

Does anyone know how can I clean the event viewer old logs so I can free space in the disk? My operating system is Windows 10.
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Find events for connections to a shared drive in the Windows Event Log

I am working at an university institute. We use Microsoft Windows 7 Enterprise with one central server for our infrastructure. The roaming user profiles and a shared drive reside on the server. ...