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Internet Explorer Event Logs

Q: Internet Explorer Event Logs

Hello,
I was told that internet explorer logs are located in Event viewer > windows logs > application. After looking through that tree, I was unable to find any IE logs. How would I filter the view to only get IE; also, what would the source of IE be? Fixing
IE is a pain.

Edit: this is for Windows 10 1709.

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Preferred Solution: Internet Explorer Event Logs

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Hi,
How do i find who has modified proxy settings in Windows 7 Enterprise Edition. 

Is there any event logs to verify

Please help me

Regards,
Boopathi S

A:event logs for internet explorer for proxy settings change

Hi, 
I am sorry to say that there is no official method to implement what you would like. 
Thanks for understanding.Kate Li
TechNet Community Support

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Event Log Explorer
A tool to help Manage, Analyze and Report Windows Event Logs
For Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 operating systems​
This is a simple, "starter" guide to help use this tool. (Note this tool will only work on Windows NT/2000/XP/2003. It will not work with Windows Vista.) Download and run Event Log Explorer.

One time initialization

Click Tree->Show Tree
Click File->New Workspace
Click File->Save Workspace As (and save your workspace file anywhere you choose)
Example: To Filter / View / Export Recent Error and Warning Log Events

Open an Event Log
>> (e.g Typically, you only need look at the System Log (for System event records) and the Application Log (for Application related events)
Filter the events you want to see (for this example we filter to only see Non-Information events that occured in the last 7 days)
>> Click View->Filter.
>> Uncheck Information. Towards the bottom of the filter window, look for ?Display event for the last? enter 7 days. Click OK
Click File->Export Log to save a copy of the events for later viewing or sending to others
>> Check: Text file, All events, Event Description
>> Uncheck Export Event Data
>> Check Close dialog when done
Click Export and save as a txt file on your Desktop
Help Troubleshooting an Event

Double click an event to see the "Event Description" (which provides more detail about the event)
Click Event ID Database button for an web page a... Read more

A:"Event Log Explorer" tool helps manage/analyze/report on your Windows Event Logs

I use the subscription to EventID.net. It has been greatly helpful. I don't have this analyser but am a big believer in using the Event Viewer. I'll add a description I have written up which will help in determining the Events: This may be useful in addition to the Event Analyzer.

One thing I have not been able to do is keep the filters set with the software in the OS.

Find the Error(s)in the Event Viewer that correspond to the crash/freeze/error message/blue screen, etc.:

Description of the Event Viewer:




Unfortunately, many Windows XP users aren't aware of the Event Viewer, what it is, where it is, how it can help with a problem:
The Event Viewer has logs for everything that happens on the computer. There are three sets of logs: System, Applications and Security. By opening the first two to display the Events, you can look for Errors that correspond to the time of the problem- in your case, the crash.

There are three types of Events in the System and Apps logs:
1. Information (white circle w/blue i): this is just basic documentation of the normal working of the System or Apps.
2. Warnings (yellow triangle w/black exclamation mark) noting some problem at that moment. Warnings usually resolve on their own. If they do not, they become>>>
3. Errors (red circle w/white X- they document something that didn't work or isn't happening as it should. Each Errors has three parts: an ID#, a Source and a Description. By doing a right clic... Read more

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I was running 3DMark06 and got a BSOD code 124. After that every time I boot Event Viewer logs Error Codes ID 3012 and 3011. Attached are screenshots of both.

I googled this and found two different threads where someone suggested to rebuild the performance counters. Both responses were basically the same, below is one. Neither of the OP's came back and said if this worked for them.
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Re: LoadPerf 3011, 3012
Hi-
I had the same problem with LoadPerf and here is what I found out:
All performance counter names and explain text are maintained in string tables managed by the performance counter subsystem (Perflib).

The current contents of the performance counter string tables are corrupted and cannot be displayed. To correct the problem, rebuild the string tables.

User Action
To rebuild the string tables, on the computer that displayed the message, at the command prompt, type Lodctr /r
The contents of the string tables are automatically rebuilt.

I hope this helps
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Since this was from 2008 (XP?) and the other response was for Vista I wanted to see if the guru's at SevenForums thought that this was okay before I did this.

Here are the screenshoots of my two errors.

A:After BSOD Event Viewer Logs Event ID 3012 and 3011 every time I boot

Rebuilding the string tables as outlined in my first post fixed the problem.

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After too many unexplained problems, I decided to reinstall Windows 8.1 Pro x64, and migrate off of SBS 2011 Standard. In addition to the primary workstation that can't read any event logs, I built five Server 2012 R2 servers (Hyper-V host, Active Directory
VM, Exchange 2013 VM, SQL Server 2014 VM, and WSUS VM).

I was diagnosing why my workstation's Outlook cannot reach the local Exchange Server.   I tried to look at the event logs, and found the
Event Viewer cannot open the event log or custom view.  Verify that Event Log service is running (it is) or the query is too long (whatever that indicates).  The request is not supported (50)
Looking at the directory of the event logs folder.  It appears that most logs are empty, which is understandable since it's a rebuilt installation.  I found a small number of Applications and Services Logs and it appears nothing was logged since
six days ago on 4/4/2016.   On support forums, I found many have this exact problem on Win 7, Win 8, and Win 10.  Of the solutions posted none of them would even execute on my Win 8.1 Pro x64 machine.  I tried clearing the event logs (WEVTUTIL
CL logfilename) and am told Failed to clear log .... The request is not supported. 
It's very difficult to diagnose why Outlook 2013 cannot reach Exchange 2013, even if Outlook is installed on the Exchange server machine (just as a test).  The web-based Outlook owa, ecp, ... all work fine. ... Read more

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Hi...
Have an issue I've been dealing with for several weeks.  I have a standalone system that certain event IDs such as 4647 and 4634 and others are not populating in the security log.  Success and failures is set in the Local Group Policy,
but they are not being logged.  Performed gpupdate after making changes, and scoured the internet for a solution.  Any ideas?  Was this an issue in the past that an MS patch corrected?  Thanks in advance for any suggestions!!

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hay , event viewer have log for internet explorer , this is empty by default , how to enable log for Internet explorer

A:EVENT VIEWER enable log for Internet Explorer

Turn on Application Compatibility Logging in the registry.
You'll also need to install the Application Compatibility Tool kit to get much use of the entries.
More info on what is logged can be found in this MSDN Article:
Finding Security Compatibility Issues in Internet Explorer 7
I've not used it myself, so can't help much other than pointing to the articles.

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Hi,

Recently i downloaded a torrent file and installed kaspersky, i then donwloaded another torrent for a serial because the first torrents serials were not working.

After i installed the serials all seemed fine but after the reboot when i clicked on internet explorer my home page didnt appear but instead google did i also got another pop up window with a spam website.

I deleted everything i downloaded, did a spyware scan with spysweeper also a virus scan, i rebooted and same problem. The pop-up only appear when i click to go online i a gettn same probles wih firefox as well.

I tried downloading the latest windows update but th update seems to be disabled.

At the moment i am using wndows xp i have also included my HJT & Combofix logs, hope this helps.

HJT Log

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 22:53:51, on 29/05/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16640)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Adobe\Reader 8.0\Reader\Reader_sl.exe
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 7.0\avp.exe
C:\W... Read more

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What could be the reason for onresize event happening over and over again. This happens only in Internet explorer 11, the issue is not seen in internet explorer 9.

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This place looks fantastic! I've had problems with my computer for a while now. I hope you can help. These are my issues:1. When I open Internet Explorer I get the following message:"Internet Explorer cannot display the webpageWhat you can try: It appears you are connected to the Internet, but you might want to try to reconnect to the Internet."What I do is open the ZoneAlarm User Interface, click on a link there and that will get me an Internet Explorer page I can browse through/2. I went to Start>Control Panel>Component Services>Event Viewer>SecurityI found the following: "Special privileges assigned to new logon:User Name: NETWORK SERVICEDomain: NT AUTHORITYLogon ID: (0x0,0x3E4)Privileges: SeAuditPrivilegeSeAssignPrimaryTokenPrivilegeSeChangeNotifyPrivilege"What is this? Should I be worried?3. I can't install the latest Windows XP updates. The message I get is: The following updates could not be installed:KB978251KB971468ActiveX KillbitsI use Advanced SystemCare, CCleaner and Malware Bytes Ant-Malware. None of them detects anything.Here's my HiJack This log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 12:13:40 PM, on 2/15/2010Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\... Read more

A:Internet Explorer, Windows Update and Security Event Log

Hello , And to the Bleeping Computer Malware Removal Forum. My name is Elise and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems.I will be working on your malware issues, this may or may not solve other issues you may have with your machine.Please note that whatever repairs we make, are for fixing your computer problems only and by no means should be used on another computer.You may want to keep the link to this topic in your favorites. Alternatively, you can click the button at the top bar of this topic and Track this Topic, where you can choose email notifications. The topics you are tracking are shown here.-----------------------------------------------------------If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.If you have already posted a log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Please download OTL from one of the following mirrors:This is THE MirrorSave it to your desktop.Double click on the icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Push the button.Two reports will o... Read more

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HELP NEEDED! I posted a similar thread last week and got no response. I believe this may have started with a vundo trojan. I have run Malwarebytes, spybot search and destroy, as well as McAfee many times. Nothing has been able to get rid of problems. Internet explorer crashes multiple times a day. I am also getting browser link redirects and bogus security alerts. My computer is running slower than normal (especially internet explorer).
Here is the Hijack This log. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:24:15 AM, on 5/6/2009
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16827)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RTHDCPL.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SMINST\Scheduler.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\Program Files\SiteAdvisor\6173\SiteAdv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LightScribeControlPanel.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\Managed VirusScan\Agent\myAgtTry.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Sony Handheld\HOTSYNC.EXE
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A:Help! Internet Explorer keeps crashing & getting hijacked. Hijack Logs Included

Problems still here
 

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Hello Guys,
  I am using the below javascript code for refresh/close the browser, but i am getting
undefined error in var y, We have to capture the refresh/Close event
for javascript code. If you have any ideas/solutions ?
 
<script type='text/javascript'>
     //Maps an event to the window closing event
     window.onbeforeunload = function(e) {
         var y = event.clientY || event.screenY || event.pageY;
         if (y < 0) {
            closeEvent = true;
           }
     };
 </script>

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Hi Team,
event.clientY undefined in internet explorer 11 latest version
  I am using the below code, but i am getting undefined error, I need to differentiate (refresh/close) event. Kindly provide any alternate
solution or event for below issue.
<script type='text/javascript'>
    //Maps an event to the window closing event
    window.onbeforeunload =
function(e)
{
        var y
= event.clientY
|| event.screenY
|| event.pageY;
        if (y
< 0) {
           closeEvent =
true;
          }
    };
</script>

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Please see the title - two parts, but this is my only question.   I do not need help resetting IE, or troubleshooting IE - I want to enable IE event logging, and I am looking for a step by step guide to doing this.  It seems as though I have
it enabled, but the log has zero entries.

This thread has the same question, and some genius marked it answered, although it should be pretty obvious to anyone with the ability to read and comprehend written English language that the question was not answered, and in fact, the person who asked the
question was completely ignored after the initial answer (which I do not for a minute believe was even close to the right answer):  https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/ie/en-US/bfecbfd3-ffc8-4279-a006-64a1cd248621/can-we-get-windows-event-logging-with-internet-explorer-10-and-windows-8?forum=ieitprocurrentver
If you look, you will see that the log exists in Windows 10, and at least on the machine I am on, the properties say enabled (although that is greyed out and cannot be altered).    The way I see it there are a couple of possibilities here:
1)  Logging is a relic that doesn't actually work and for whatever reason was never removed from the code tree.
2)  Logging is not enabled despite what the properties sheet says.
3)  Logging is enabled, but I have no way to verify it because it will not log any events.
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A:How do you enable event logging for Internet Explorer in Windows 10, and how can I verify that it is enabled?

Hi Harry,
Please see the Event Viewer How to documentation here -
https://technet.microsoft.com/library/cc749408.aspx
To use event viewer you need to have a pro or enterprise edition of windows and an administrators account on your computer. If you are using a work computer consult with your company's IT staff.
Start>Control Panel>Administrative tools>Event Viewer
then
Windows logs>Appliction
will list any iexplore.exe application error logs.... I think it depends on your computer settings for sending feedback to Microsoft, whether or not error logs are automatically generated and sent back to Microsoft.
If you have no entries in that list for IE then it has not had any application errors. There also should be listings for other programs there apart from IE....
For help with using Event Viewer please see the documentation link above.
Regards.
Questions regarding Internet Explorer 8, 9 and 10 and Internet Explorer 11 for the IT Pro Audience. Topics covered are: Installation, Deployment, Configuration, Security, Group Policy, Management questions. If you are a consumer looking for answers or to
raise a question, it's highly recommended you head on over to http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us
Rob^_^

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Hi, I hope you can help. Links from google and other sites redirecting to suspicious sites, and even while I'm using firefox there are pop ups saying internet explorer can't run this script or an error has occurred in the script in this page. I tried running Gmer for the log but each time the scan was interrupted by a blue screen which shut down and restarted the computer. Thanks
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DDS (Ver_11-03-05.01) - NTFSx86
Run by CS at 2:24:20.34 on Thu 04/28/2011
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_24
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Basic 6.0.6001.1.1255.972.1033.18.2037.1107 [GMT -4:00]
.
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
.
============== Running Processes ===============
.
C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Windows\system32\s... Read more

A:With logs: problem: redirecting from google and other sites too, with internet explorer script error pop ups

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
The application window will appear Click the Disable button to disable your CD Emulation drivers Click Yes to continue A 'Finished!' message will ap... Read more

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Is there any way to clear all windows 8 event logs..

A:Event logs

Event Viewer One Click Clear - Windows 7 Forums
This was for windows 7 but is still working for windows 8.I'm using it.Just run it as administrator

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Hi
Attached is two event log files, one is the system events "EVENT LOG.csv, the other is application events "APPLICATION LOG.csv.
Can you please tell me what happend, or what could have happend to this pc on the 7 October 2008 at 7 in the morning. The time and date reset after that, or it was changed by someone and i need to find out if it was the pc or someone.
thank you
 

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Been snooping through event logs because my pc randomly freezes.I have the asus striker II extreme moboIntel Core2 Quad Q9400 Well Im getting stupid kernel errors. I want them fixed. Running windows 7 Ultimate with all updates.Log Name: SystemSource: Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Processor-PowerDate: 9/23/2010 10:50:48 PMEvent ID: 35Task Category: (2)Level: ErrorKeywords: User: SYSTEMComputer: Vaine-PCDescription:Performance power management features on processor 0 in group 0 are disabled due to a firmware problem. Check with the computer manufacturer for updated firmware.Event Xml:<Event xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/win/2004/08/events/event"> <System> <Provider Name="Microsoft-Windows-Kernel-Processor-Power" Guid="{0F67E49F-FE51-4E9F-B490-6F2948CC6027}" /> <EventID>35</EventID> <Version>0</Version> <Level>2</Level> <Task>2</Task> <Opcode>0</Opcode> <Keywords>0x8000000000000000</Keywords> <TimeCreated SystemTime="2010-09-24T02:50:48.657200000Z" /> <EventRecordID>38790</EventRecordID> <Correlation /> <Execution ProcessID="4" ThreadID="60" /> <Channel>System</Channel> <Computer>Vaine-PC</Computer> <Security UserID="S-1-5-18" /> </System> <EventData> ... Read more

A:Event Logs

Disable Speedstep, and see if the issues go away. If it does, then you need to update your chipset drivers or keep speedstep disabled.

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Hi to all, i have a laptop running Windows 7 Professional. The problem is strange and havent had it on any other Windows 7 machine.

If i click the folder icon on the bottom tool bar (windows explorer) then in the left hand pane expand the C drive then right click on any folder it instantly displays a dialog saying Explorer has experienced a problem and needs to close, windows is
looking for a fix for this problem (cant remember exact wording) then Explorer.exe restarts. This happens on the local C drive and Network drives. 
I though it could be a permissions problem so have taken ownership of all files & folders on the C drive which made no difference, i have removed the laptop from our server / domain and it is still the same / no change.
Can anyone shed any light on this problem or offer any ideas on fixing it? the laptop is only a few months old and is i5 / 4GB RAM Dell machine running Windows 7 Pro SP1 office 2003 Pro, checked for virus & adware & all clean.

A:Explorer.exe crashes when righ click on item in left pane on windows explorer nothing in system logs, explorer.exe restarts.

The faulting module (Fault Module Name: SHELL32.dll) shell32.dll is a Windows system file however the file that is actually causing the crash may be a third party file which from the symptoms
may be a third party context menu handler.
The following link has some info and a download to ShellExView which you can use to selectively disable third party context menu handlers to find out a problematic one:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/slowrightclick.htm
You could try disabling all non-Microsoft context menu handlers and then, if the problem resolves, re-enable them one at a time to see which one was the problem.
BTW, the error should be logged in the Event Viewer Application log as a Application Error involving explorer.exe

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Win XP: in Event Viewer there are a bunch of event logs. Is it 'safe' to delete all these logs? of course, some of them have 'red' warnings and some 'yellow'....but my pc is working just fine now. Thanks for any advice.
 

A:Event Viewer logs

It's just a log file. If you want to clear it, it'll just clear all previous events and start from scratch. It wont cause you problems.
 

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I have events from Anonymous log ons. What are those? In the security log!

For example: NT AUTHORITY\ANONYMOUS LOGON
Successful Network Logon:
User Name:
Domain:
Logon ID: (0x0,0x10FF3)
Logon Type: 3
Logon Process: NtLmSsp
Authentication Package: NTLM
Workstation Name:
Logon GUID: -
This is the only on in almost a month!

Thank you lots!!

A:Event Viewer logs

Probably nothing to be concerned about, those are typical entries on my system.Comments from http://www.dslreports.com/forum/remark,655...ty,1~mode=flat:"A successful user logon is always listed as an event ID 528 and then you'll see a type which can be anything from 2 to 7. If it's not 528, then it's not an actual user and it's not necessarily successful.Event ID 538 is a successful logoff and not necessarily by an actual user.Event ID 540 is a successful "network" logon as in mapping a network drive. Your computer keeps checking for Network connections or shared folders, etc... on a regular basis to make sure you are connected."LouisWhat Is Anonymous Logon?

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Is any way to join several event logs in one?

A:Join Event logs

If you are talking about Windows Logs, actually there is a way. When you open Event Viewer, you will see a 'Custom Views' group in the left sidebar. By right clicking on it you get a menu from which you can select 'Create Custom View'. That opens a new window, where you have to check the first radio button that says "by log" (it is checked by default but make sure), and on its right side there is a dropdown menu from which you can pick logs that you want. After clicking OK and naming your custom view, you will have a list of all the events from all the logs you selected.

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Hi everyone. I was just wondering if there was any real purpose in cleaning up the event/security logs ?
The actual size they take up seems minimal and I'm pretty sure mine are set to overwrite themselves when they are full.
So I guess my question is - to clean or not to clean ? pro's/con's
Thanks.

A:Event Logs - clean up or not ?

IMHO, no.

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Hi guys
i dont really look into my event logs because usually, i dont have the need too.

i randomly decided to look into my event log (while doing some maintenance on my setup)
and found some strange events.

two distinct event logs which are somewhat related.

Problem 1. I can cause the following event by removing my iPod from my pc via iTunes (remove virtually not physically)

Following events have
Log name: Microsoft-Windows-WMI-Activity/Operational
Event ID: 5858
Level: Error

Event 1:
Id = {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}; ClientMachine = SHADY-PC; User = NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM; ClientProcessId = 2992; Component = Unknown; Operation = Start IWbemServices::ExecQuery - root\wmi : select * from WDMClassesOfDriver where ClassName = "MSStorageDriver_ClassErrorLogEntry"; ResultCode = 0x80041032; PossibleCause = Unknown

Event 2:
Id = {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}; ClientMachine = SHADY-PC; User = NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM; ClientProcessId = 2992; Component = Unknown; Operation = Start IWbemServices::ExecQuery - root\wmi : select * from WDMClassesOfDriver where ClassName = "MSStorageDriver_ClassErrorLog"; ResultCode = 0x80041032; PossibleCause = Unknown

Event 3:
Id = {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}; ClientMachine = SHADY-PC; User = NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM; ClientProcessId = 2992; Component = Unknown; Operation = Start IWbemServices::ExecQuery - root\wmi : select * from WMIBinaryMofResource where Name = "IDE\\DiskOCZ-VE... Read more

A:Strange event logs

anyone?

these errors only occur when removing a USB device.

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hi all,
i need to print out security logs of windows 2000 servers on a daily basis.
does anyone knows how to automate this?

Thanks
 

A:printing event logs

Why not create a batch file using the Print command
then include the batch file as a scheduled task

Print [/D:device] [[drive:][path]filename[...]]

/D:device specifies the print device
 

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Hi guys
For the last 4 weeks i get the following 4 errors at boot in the event viewer never get anything else just these.Can anyone translate the squiggles for me and tell me if there is anything to be worried about or not
Thankyou

A:Event viewer logs

Look in the text document you attached cuz i've put them by Event ID (written in the text document):
Event ID: 40968
Discription:
The Security System has received an authentication request that could not be decoded. The request has failed.

Problem with your system.
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Event ID: 1060
Description:
\??\C:\Windows\SysWow64\drivers\mdvrmng.sys has been blocked from loading due to incompatibility with this system. Please contact your software vendor for a compatible version of the driver.

it's either replaced by a recently installed software or infected by a virus.
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Event ID: 7000
Description:
The Mobile IP Route Manager service failed to start due to the following error:
This driver has been blocked from loading

Again it's either a virus blocking it from running or the driver got messed up.
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Fixing:
1- Event ID: 40968
Since it has the Level: Warning then I think you better try System Restore Point, if still does the same problem, run a full system scan for viruses and if you find viruses in C:\WINDOWS, then you should Format / Reinstall Windows cuz if viruses can't be fixed they will be autmoticly quarentined and leads to lose of files for windows.

2- Event ID: 1060
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Hi, I have a huge problem with my power supply and video cards. I have tried to include the event log files. I just started having trouble last week, but I can see by the logs that are in the Thousands. I have Reformatted my Hard Drive, Once already. I dont know where to start, or if I should Reformat it again. I am not the best with computers, and I am sure that I have Downloaded some Crap and I am Paying for it now. I have just tried to upload my Event Logs, but it says the file is Too Large. Any Help is Greatly Appreciated. Thx

A:Event Logs in the Thousands

Firstly welcome.
Now, a description of the fault/s and any error code that may have been displayed would be a good place to start.

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Microsoft Corporation

You can list the contents of an event log, sort by source, group by message type and more. To get the a whole log use the following command: get-eventlog [log name] get-eventlog Application

If you wish to sort the records by source use this command: get-eventlog Application | sort Source You can also group the records by Source, it can take a while depending on the number of records, but it is handy! Just run:
get-eventlog Application | group Message

Now event logs can get quite large and hold thousands and thousands of records. You can use the -Newest ### switch to retrieve a set number of the latest events recorded And, of course, these can all be combined to get exactly what you are looking for.
get-eventlog Application -newest 100 | sort source

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Hi guys ,
I'm seeking help to troubleshoot my PC at times running slowly with CPU usage reeching 100%.
I'm on win2000 SP4
P4 HT 2.8
1 GB ram
5 hdd ( 40GB ata , 80GB SATA ,160GB SATA , 200GB SATA , 500 GB SATA )
I saw at event viewer these logs
Event ID - 51 - An error was detected on device \Device\Harddisk2\DR2 during a paging operation
Event ID - 51 - An error was detected on device \Device\Harddisk3\DR3 during a paging operation.
I had run chkdsk with the /F /R commands , also defrag the disks , cheched for virus , adware , spyware , trojans , checked the connections at the motherboard , repair the windows instalation but the problem insists and drives me crazy for weeks now
Any help please ?
 

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I have read that I need to be checking firewall logs every day (ZDNet suggested this), and I know where to find the info. What I do not understand is how to interpret what I see. Is there a place to post here to have someone look at it, or can someone recommend other web sites that might be able to help? I have some concerns since I am seeing a lot of dropped packets.

Same question re event viewer. I see 'warnings' and dhcp and 1,000 events, but I don't know what that means, or whether I should be concerned, or take action in some way. Again, is that info something that can be looked at here, or where do I learn more about how to interpet the data?

Any suggestions/recommendations would be greatly appreciated.

A:Event Viewer and Firewall Logs

I have read that I need to be checking firewall logs every day (ZDNet suggested this),Hi Anonix -Unless you are having problems I see no reason to do this. Your Antivirus will keep a check on any problems usually.http://www.malwarebytes.org/ - or - http://www.superantispyware.com/downloadfile.html?productid=SUPERANTISPYWAREFREEIf you think you have problems then run Malwarebytes or SUPERAntiSpyware programs.(Both free)If there is a serious problem please post in the Malware removal area of this forum -Thank You -

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http://tinyurl.com/gpc3c

Event Viewer in pre-Vista platforms suffers from several limitations that make it underperform as a troubleshooting tool. These limitations include a lack of support for centralized logging, inability to query across multiple logs, limited event filtering capability, and a general lack of "software intelligence" in terms of helping you understand how different events correlate with possible problems and how they can be resolved.

Windows Vista's enhanced version of Event Viewer is a big improvement in many of these areas, and while it's still not perfect (especially in the area of software intelligence) it's still a good step forward over the previous version of the tool. Let's walk through using some of these new features so you can learn how to use their capabilities for troubleshooting purposes.
 

A:Monitoring Event Logs in Vista

Wooohoo something I have been praying for since the Windows NT days has come true!
 

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Hi,

We are reading the event log information in our application from using query in windows management service and Java script. The required event log is based on the current system time that we send through the query to fetch the details. We face a problem while fetching a event log of Windows xp and Windows-7 as the actual time the error message logs differs from the system time. Also the time difference is not same in all the machines of same configuration.

Example : Conider an error is logged in windows event log at 05.00 AM but the time logged as 02.00 AM (which can also 07.00 AM or any difference of time) in the event log. Now I was unable to decide the exact time of an error log.

We made a workaround in Windows-7 by fetching it using Record ID which is increasing for every event log but the same does not work in Windows-XP as the record id is not increasing and does not look to have a standard format.

Kindly provide us some solution to fetch the error log information of the particular time.

Thanks,
Deva Veluchamy.

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Hello:

Anyone knows if the following steps apply to Windows XP as well?

"How to Change the Default Event Viewer Log File Location"

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/216169

Thanks

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Is it possible to prevent JRT from clearing the event logs?
 
What is the reason behind this feature?  Event Logs are often crucial for diagnosing Windows issues.  I'm not aware of any reason that the event logs should be cleared to help with junkware removal.  Please help me understand the reason for this feature, and if possible, provide away to disable it.
 
Thanks!

A:Is it possible to prevent JRT from clearing Event Logs?

JRT's disclaimer clearly states: "This software is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. You may use this software at your own risk."However, you can ask a question (leave a comment/suggestion) on Thisisu's JRT Blog.

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By mistake, I have executed a wrong command (SL /e:false to disable all event logging instead of clearing it. Got it from another website ).

Now I would like to reset all my event logs to default.
Has someone an idea, how I could apply the steps from this article:
Reset an event log to default settings: Management Services (which is for Windows Server only!)
to my Windows 10 machine?

A:I would like to reset all my event logs to default

Originally Posted by WTenNewbie


By mistake, I have executed a wrong command (SL /e:false to disable all event logging instead of clearing it. Got it from another website ).

Now I would like to reset all my event logs to default.
Has someone an idea, how I could apply the steps from this article:
Reset an event log to default settings: Management Services (which is for Windows Server only!)
to my Windows 10 machine?



WTenNewbie... what was the exact command you entered, the full command?

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How can you clear the event logs without an event being created stating that the logs were cleared in Powershell? The "clear-eventlog" command does clear the events, however it leaves behind an event that states that the logs were cleared.
Anyway to get around this and totally clear the logs?
Thanks,

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I'm curious if there are any windows events, either system or application, that would tell me the Time Zone the system is in. If I get event logs (*.evtx) from windows 7 system from customer, how would I find out TimeZone.
Thanks,
MDExch

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Is it possible to examine the event logs (*.evt) of Win NT/2000 on a windows 95/98 pc? If so, how?
 

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Hello Support,
I'm investigating a case where a log entry has been found when exporting that event file(opened in eventviewer) to text file but its not found when searching in Event Viewer.
I've done multiple searches and its not seen in event viewer but can be seen once i export the same event into text files.
Please suggest some solutions asap.

Thanks in advance.

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Before I post my BSOD thread, what I'd like to is see where it is in event viewer, I can't find it. It happened at 11:45 yesterday (it's 12:57AM here now) the computer was off for about an hour, but the last event it shows under system is 11:06 and it's just an information event.

A:BSOD not showing in event logs, why?

There may not be a event logged depending on the type/cause of the bsod.

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I have been encountering slow shutdown times on my desktop recently. I looked in the event logs to try and find some clue but they were not that helpful to the less than technically minded

1: EVENT_TCPIP_TCP_CONNECT_LIMIT_REACHED
I had a lot of the above that were listed both as information and warning

2: also W32time came up several time as both info and warning

3: NetBT came up several times - with
"the name MSHOME could not be registered on the interface with IP address xxx, the machine with the ip address yyy did not allow the name to be claimed by this machine.

The only hardware I have installed recently is a Belkin wireless card (whose problems I have posted elsewhere ) This may have something to do with it but I am not sure. Briefly my setup is a wireless laptop (no problems) and a wired desktop (which has been re-configured to run on wireless)

I am running Windows XP pro with SP2 on an AMD system with 2 gigs ram

I have run several virus checks and I run spybot regularly, I have a belkin router to connect through to my blueyonder broadband.

Any advice?
 

A:XP very slow shutdown - event logs

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Hello,
I am doing proof of concept testing and I am running into a lot of scenarios where EMET blocks an exploit attempts but does not generate a log or notification. For example CVE-2015-5119. I can compromise a vulnerable test machine no problem. When I apply
EMET to IE the exploit is stopped (application crashes) but I get no event. I have been unable to generate an EMET event for IE (flash plugin) or Java so far this way. The only way that I get an EMET notification is for when I have it protecting another application
like notepad or audioconverter. I have also tried CVE-2012-4969 and CVE-2011-3544 which is a java exploit and EMET mitigates it but not message or Event log. The vulnerable system running EMET is Windows 7 SP1 with IE 8. I have tried both EMET 5.2 and
5.5. Any thoughts?

Thanks!

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Greetings 
I'm trying to diagnose an application that's failing to launch in Win10 but launches on Win7. I've enabled "Show analytic and debug logs" in event view but i'm only get a couple of extra folders, there should be a lot more to view. Do I need to
enable something else?

What I get


What I should be seeing


Regards
Sean

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Following is the Eventvwr event log, which occurs multiple times per day, quite frequently. The Account name has been changed.
 
The PID indicates Local Security Authority Process with sub-services of CNG Key Isolation, Encrypting File System (ESF) and Security Accounts Manager.
 
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An account was successfully logged on.
 
Subject:
Security ID: SYSTEM
Account Name: PCNAME$
Account Domain: WORKGROUP
Logon ID: 0x3E7
 
Logon Information:
Logon Type: 5
Restricted Admin Mode: -
Virtual Account: No
Elevated Token: Yes
 
Impersonation Level: Impersonation
 
New Logon:
Security ID: SYSTEM
Account Name: SYSTEM
Account Domain: NT AUTHORITY
Logon ID: 0x3E7
Linked Logon ID: 0x0
Network Account Name: -
Network Account Domain: -
Logon GUID: {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}
 
Process Information:
Process ID: 0x2d8
Process Name: C:\Windows\System32\services.exe
 
Network Information:
Workstation Name:
Source Network Address: -
Source Port: -
 
Detailed Authentication Information:
Logon Process: Advapi  
Authentication Package: Negotiate
Transited Services: -
Package Name (NTLM only): -
Key Length: 0
 
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A:Suspicious Event Logs in Eventvwr. Something to be concerned about?

Didier Stevens answered your query in your other thread.
 
http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/615907/suspicious-event-logs-in-eventvwr-something-to-be-concerned-about/

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Windows 2003/2008 server event logs automation question.
Okay, I need help! This is my first post, and if I get an answer that resolves it, I swear that I will donate to the site! (okay, I will anyway, but what other motivation could I offer?)
Problem: I need to collect the system,application and security event logs
from multiple servers that I am testing often. Manually saving the logs and
resetting them is a chore for dozens of systems, each time i run a test.
What I would like is a VBS script that I could call from a shortcut on the
desktop, which points to a COLLECT.VBS script located on a mapped drive. This
would be to allow me to use 1 script on all systems. I could log in and run
it quickly or set it up on the scheduler to run daily.
The code below does the capture and clear of the logs, but i have had to edit one per server. I also have to create a different name or location each time to allow multiple captures to exist together and not overwrite each other.
So, here are the features that I would like some help with how to code a solution to my problem:
1. vbs script called from a desktop icon or tripped off by a daily scheduled
job.
2. must copy then clear the system,security and application logs (code below
does do that, btw)
3. Pickup the system name and date stamp so as to write them on the x:
drive in a location that lets you easily see what they came from and where
they are.
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Following is the Eventvwr event log, which occurs multiple times per day, quite frequently. The Account name has been changed.
 
The PID indicates Local Security Authority Process with sub-services of CNG Key Isolation, Encrypting File System (ESF) and Security Accounts Manager.
 
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An account was successfully logged on.
 
Subject:
Security ID: SYSTEM
Account Name: PCNAME$
Account Domain: WORKGROUP
Logon ID: 0x3E7
 
Logon Information:
Logon Type: 5
Restricted Admin Mode: -
Virtual Account: No
Elevated Token: Yes
 
Impersonation Level: Impersonation
 
New Logon:
Security ID: SYSTEM
Account Name: SYSTEM
Account Domain: NT AUTHORITY
Logon ID: 0x3E7
Linked Logon ID: 0x0
Network Account Name: -
Network Account Domain: -
Logon GUID: {00000000-0000-0000-0000-000000000000}
 
Process Information:
Process ID: 0x2d8
Process Name: C:\Windows\System32\services.exe
 
Network Information:
Workstation Name:
Source Network Address: -
Source Port: -
 
Detailed Authentication Information:
Logon Process: Advapi  
Authentication Package: Negotiate
Transited Services: -
Package Name (NTLM only): -
Key Length: 0
 
This event is generated when a logon session is created. It is generated on the computer that was accessed.
 
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A:Suspicious Event Logs in Eventvwr. Something to be concerned about?

I suggest you post here

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