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Clearing the Event Log in Windows 8

  1. #1

    Posts : 128
    Windows 8

    Clearing the Event Log in Windows 8

    It has been a long, long time since I have wanted to clear the event log and that was under Windows 7. I would like to clear the log under Windows 8 but can find no way to do it. It seems like I remember using 'Clear Log' under Actions but that doesn't seem to be there in Windows 8.

    Will someone please point me in the right direction?

    Thank you.

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  2. #2

    This utility is just what you need and it works on Windows 8 too!

    Event Viewer One Click Clear - Windows 7 Help Forums

    Just right click and select "Run as Administrator" and all logs will be cleared!
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  3. #3

    Posts : 128
    Windows 8

    OK, Rodney! I will get it and respect you.

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  4. #4

    Oh boy.... FINALLY! Some respect.... You are welcome.
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  5. #5

    Posts : 12
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-Bit

    Powershell starten:
    wevtutil el | Foreach-Object {Write-Host "Clearing $_"; wevtutil cl "$_"}

    Löscht ALLE Logs der Ereignisanzeige.
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  6. #6

    Stavanger Norway
    Posts : 4
    Windows 8 x64-based PC
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