How to Open Event Viewer in Windows 10

In this post, you’ll see the different ways to open the Event Viewer in Windows 10.

You’ll also see the steps to create an Event Viewer shortcut. Let’s get started.

How to Open Event Viewer in Windows 10

Method #1

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

Method #2

Open the Control Panel.

In the search box at the top, type event.

You can now see the “View event logs” link. Click on it.

Method #3

Go to C: > Windows > System32 folder.

Find and double-click on the “eventvwr” file.

Method #4

Right-click on the “Start” button.

Click on “Event Viewer,” which is between “Power Options” and “System.”

Method #5

Open the Start menu.

Find and open the “Windows Administrative Tools” folder.

Now you can see the “Event Viewer.” Click on it.

Method #6

Open the Start menu and type event.

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

How to Create an Event Viewer Shortcut

Follow the steps below to create an Event Viewer shortcut on your Windows 10 desktop or File Explorer.

Right-click on the 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.

That’s it.