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EventLogEntry.Data Property

Gets the binary data associated with the entry.

Namespace:  System.Diagnostics
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public byte[] Data { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Byte[]
An array of bytes that holds the binary data associated with the entry.

Getting this property creates an array that holds a copy of the entry's event-specific binary data, which the Event Viewer displays in combined hexadecimal and text format. Event-specific data is sometimes used to store information that the application will process independently of the Event Viewer, for example, to make reports from the log file.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.