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More Ways to Access Event Viewer in Windows 10

Event Viewer is a powerful and practical tool that shows detailed information about significant events on your computer. Event Viewer can be extremely helpful when troubleshooting problems or errors in Windows. In this tutorial, you can learn 8 ways on how to open Event Viewer in Windows 10, as exhibited in the following photo.

access event viewer

How to access Event Viewer in Windows 10:

Way 1: via Run

Press Win + R keys, type in eventvwr, and then click OK to open Event Viewer.

open run

Way 2: Using Command Prompt

Right-click the Cortana icon or press Win+X to open Command Prompt Windows, input eventvwr and tap Enter to open Event Viewer.

command prompt

Way 3: by Windows Powershell

Just click the Start button, choose All apps > Windows Powershell, type eventvwr and press Enter to open Event Viewer.

windows powershell

Way 4: through Control Panel

Access Control Panel, type event in the search field on the top-right corner and hit View event logs to open Event Viewer.

control panel

Way 5: by This PC

Open This PC on your desktop, input event viewer in the top-right search box, and then double-click Event Viewer to open Event Viewer.

open this pc

Way 6: by searching

Type event in the Search Windows on the taskabr and select Event Viewer to open Event Viewer.

by searching

Way 7: via Computer Management

Step 1: Right-click This PC icon on your desktop, and choose Manage in the new list.

choose manage

Step 2: When the Computer Management window pops up, select Event Viewer. This will open the Event Viewer immediately. 

computer management

Way 8: via Settings

Step 1: Open Settings window by pressing Win+I keys, or click Start button to choose Settings.

Step 2: Input event and click View event logs to open Event Viewer.

via settings