Using Event Viewer

Event Viewer maintains logs about program, security, and system events on your computer. You can use Event Viewer to view and manage the event logs, gather information about hardware and software problems, and monitor Windows security events.

Open Event Viewer

Note

To open Event Viewer, click Start, click Control Panel, click Performance and Maintenance, click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Event Viewer

For information about using Event Viewer, in Event Viewer, on the Action menu, click Help.

For more information, click Related Topics.

Related Topics

Event Viewer

Event Viewer overview

Using administrative tools in Microsoft Management Console

Using the Microsoft Management Console



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