Blue Stop Error Group

One of your customers has installed an update to one of their favorite applications, but the application now gives a Windows Stop Error each time it is launched and the workstation immediately reboots. Which of these Windows utilities can provide you with more details about this Blue Screen of Death?

A) Device Manager

B) Performance Monitor

C) Stop Error Log Analyzer

D) Event Viewer

E) It’s the beginning of a new Vegas show

The answer: D) Event Viewer

The Windows Event Viewer maintains the logs from applications, security, system events, and much more. If you receive an error while using Windows, there’s also a good chance that you’ll find more details about the problem in the Event Log.

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