I thought caffeine would make it boot faster

Your computer has just restarted after a Windows Stop Error, but you didn’t see the details of the error. What Windows utility can provide you with the details of this most recent crash?

A) Task Manager

B) Event Viewer

C) Services

D) Performance Monitor

E) Maybe it had something to do with the coffee you spilled into the keyboard

The answer: B) Event Viewer

The Event Viewer keeps detailed information on system and application problems, and the specifics of the BSOD will be within the most recent events.

Want to know more? Watch “Administrative Tools.”

The Windows operating system is a complex environment, and it takes specialized administrative tools to properly maintain all aspects of the OS. In this video, you’ll learn how to monitor activity with the Event Viewer, manage Services, and monitor the operation of the OS with the Performance Monitor.