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How to save the Windows Application Log from Event Viewer (Eventvwr.exe)

How to save the Windows Application Log from Event Viewer (Eventvwr.exe)

Issue

Windows Application logs may be requested by Technical Support to assist with a reported issue.

Product Line

All Product Lines

Environment

All Microsoft Windows Operating Systems

Cause

Unspecified cause.

Resolution

  1. Press WINDOWS + R on keyboard of the Windows system that the report is to be from. The Windows key is usually located between the CTRL and ALT keys and has a picture of a flag on it.
  2. Type Eventvwr.exe and click OK
  3. Event Viewer will now start. Expand Windows Logs and then right click on Application.
  4. Click on Save All Events As...
  5. When prompted save the file as an *.evtx file to an accessible location.
  6. Email the *.evtx file to your support representative.
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