What is event log?


can the progress (in terms of %) be displayed about starting of windows (afrer starting windows ....) till windows98 is ready for use, after booting the pc. By displaying progress i mean "loading windows98 0%" till "loading windows98 100%" or any such indication.

thank you.


This question was answered on October 30, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

To view more details about an event

Open Event Viewer

In the console tree, click the log you want

In the details pane, click the event you want

On the Action menu, click Properties


To open Event Viewer, click Start, click Control Panel, click Performance and Maintenance, click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Event Viewer

To view binary data as characters, in the Data box, click Bytes To view binary data as DWORDS, click Words

To view details about the previous or next event, click the up or down arrow To copy the details of an event, click Copy

Not all events generate binary data Binary data can be interpreted by an experienced programmer or a support technician familiar with the source application

To retain the event description in binary data form, archive logs in the log file format (.evt) Saving logs in text format (.txt) or comma-delimited text format (.csv) discards the binary data

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Posted by christopher of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on October 30, 2004