Re: Can't view event logs

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Subject: Re: Can't view event logs
Posted by:  Dave Patrick (
Date: Thu, 9 Mar 2006

What happens when you try?



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Microsoft MVP [Windows]

"Jerry Gardner" wrote:
| I've got a system running Windows Enterprise Server 2003 x64 Edition
| that's configured as a DC. I'm logged in as a user who's in the Domain
| Admins group.
| When I open the event viewer, I can view the Security log, but not the
| Application or System log. Windows help says that this happens when a
| user is in both the Administrators group and the Guests group and to
| open Local Users and Groups and remove the user from the Guests
| group. I tried this, but sisnce the box is a domain controller, there
| is no Local Users and Groups.
| Anyone know how to fix this?


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Can't view event logs posted by Jerry Gardner on Fri, 10 Mar 2006