Tuesday, November 01, 2005

Event Log File is Corrupt

The Problem:-
When you click Application or,System under the Event Viewer present within the Administrative Tools you get an error:- Event Log File is Corrupt.

Why does it happen?
If one or more of your log files is corrupt it happens.

1.Open the Event Viewer.
2.Rightclick on the corrupt log in the left pane and click Properties.
3.Click the Clear button in the Properties dialog box.

1.Highlight the specific Event (Application or System).
2.Click the Action present in the Event Viewer menu and then click Clear all events.


Naasi said...

Hi Im getting error that I cannot even view the Event viewer icon in administrative tools

Darius said...

Clearing the Event Viewer files will not fix them if they are corrupt. Do this: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/172156