How to Open Event Viewer in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can open the Event Viewer in different ways. Let’s see what they are.

Method #1

You can use “eventvwr” command to access Event Viewer in Windows 10, and you can use it in the following programs:

Run Command

Open Run Command.

Type “eventvwr” (without double quotes) and then hit “Enter.”

Command in the Run Command Box

Address Toolbar

Enter “eventvwr” (without double quotes) in the Address Toolbar and then hit “Enter” key.

File Explorer Address Bar

Type “eventvwr” (without double quotes) in the Address Bar of File Explorer and then hit “Enter.”

Task Manager

Open Task Manager.

Click File > Run new task.

Input “eventvwr” (without double quotes) in the “Create new task” box and then press “Enter.”

Command Prompt

Open Command Prompt.

Input “eventvwr” (without double quotes) and then hit “Enter” key.

Windows PowerShell

Open PowerShell.

Enter “eventvwr” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter” key.

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Method #2

Open Control Panel.

In the search box at the top, input “event” (without double quotes).

Now, you can see “View event logs” link.

View event logs link

Click on it.

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Method #3

Open the Settings on your PC.

In the search box at the top, enter “event” (without double quotes).

Now, you can see “View event logs.” Click on it.

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Method #4

Steps

  1. Go to C: > Windows > System32 folder.

  2. Find and double-click on “eventvwr” file.
    Eventvwr file

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Method #5

Right-click on the “Start” button and then click on “Event Viewer,” which is between “Power Options” and “System.”

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Method #6

Open Start menu. Find and open “Windows Administrative Tools” folder.

Now, you can see “Event Viewer.”

Event Viewer option

Click on it.

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Method #7

Open Start menu and then type “event” (without double quotes).

In the search results, you can see the “Event Viewer” app. Click on it.

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