O'Reilly logo

Windows Vista™ Inside Out by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Viewing Individual Logs and Events

When you select in the console tree a log or a custom view, the Details pane shows a single line for each event. By default, five columns of information—each known as an event property—are shown:

  • Level. Each event is classified as one of three severity levels: Information, Warning, and Error. (Event Viewer uses the term level interchangeably with event type.) The icon at the left side of the Level column helps you spot the event types in which you’re interested.

  • Date And Time. The Windows Event Log service records the date and time each event occurred in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), and Event Viewer translates those time values into dates and times appropriate for your own time zone.

  • Source. The Source column ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required