Event Viewer

Windows Event Logs can tell you the sequence and type of events that led up to a particular state or situation.

The Event Logs for Windows include:

  • System Event Log
  • Security Event Log
  • Application Event Log
  • Directory Service
  • File Replication Service

The Event Viewer will display the following information about system events:

  • Type
  • Date
  • Time
  • Source
  • Category
  • Event ID
  • User
  • Computer

From the View menu you can:

  • View All events
  • Filter Events
  • View newest event first
  • View oldest event first
  • Find events
  • Display event details
  • Refresh events window.