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Which of these would be the best choice for troubleshooting an application issue that occurred yesterday on a user’s computer?

A) Windows PE


C) Event Viewer

D) Windows Command Prompt

E) Maybe it was cosmic rays

The answer: C) Event Viewer

Event Viewer maintains an ongoing log of application events, security notices, system information, and other details. The Event Viewer storage is large enough to capture these event details over a relatively long period of time.

Want to know more? Watch “Tools for Security Troubleshooting.”

If you are experiencing a security-related problem, then you’re going to need the right tools to get your systems up and running again. In this video, you’ll learn about anti-virus software, the Windows Recovery Console and Command Prompt, System Restore, pre-installation environments, and the Windows Event Viewer.