Windows 7 - A shortcut to rapidly access the Event Viewer

You can create a desktop shortcut pointing to the "Event Viewer" of Windows. The procedure is quite simple:
  • Right Click with the mouse on your Desktop
  • Select >New > Shortcut
  • In the "Type the location of the item, type:
  • C:\Windows\System32\eventvwr.exe 
  • Click on Next
  • Give a name to the shortcut
  • Validate with OK
Published by jak58. Latest update on October 13, 2014 at 11:07 AM by Jeff.
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