How to Open Event Viewer in Windows 10

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

Method #1

eventvwr command can launch Event Viewer in Windows 10, and you can use it in the following programs:

  • Run Command
  • Address toolbar
  • File Explorer address bar
  • Task Manager (click File > Run new task to use the command)
  • Command Prompt
  • Windows PowerShell

Method #2

  1. Open Control Panel.
  2. In the search box at the top, type event.
  3. Now, you can see View event logs link. Click on it.

Method #3

  1. Go to C: > Windows > System32 folder.
  2. Find and double-click on eventvwr file.

Method #4

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

Method #5

  1. Open Start menu.
  2. Find and open the Windows Administrative Tools folder.
  3. Now you can see the Event Viewer. Click on it.

Method #6

  1. Open the Start menu and type event.
  2. In the search results, you can see the Event Viewer app. Click on it.

Create an Event Viewer Shortcut

Follow the underneath steps to create an Event Viewer shortcut in the Windows 10 desktop or File Explorer.

Right-click on desktop or File Explorer blank area. Hover your mouse over “New” in the context menu. Hit “Shortcut.”

Type eventvwr in the “Create Shortcut” pop-up. Click the “Next” button. Give the shortcut name if you don’t like the suggested one. Click on the “Finish” button.