Windows 8.1 - A desktop shortcut to rapidly access the Event Viewer

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Windows 8.1 - A desktop shortcut to rapidly access the Event Viewer


Here is how to create desktop shortcut to rapidly access the "Event Viewer" of Windows 8.1.
The procedure is as follows:
  • Right Click on an empty area of your Desktop
  • Select > New > Shortcut
  • Copy and paste the below command in the "Type the location of the item" field:
    • C:\Windows\System32\eventvwr.exe 
  • Click on Next
  • Give a name to the shortcut and click on OK.
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