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How to Start/Stop Windows Event Log

Service name: EventLog

Display name: Windows Event Log


Description:

This service manages events and event logs. It supports logging events, querying events, subscribing to events, archiving event logs, and
managing event metadata. It can display events in both XML and plain text format. Stopping this service may compromise security and
reliability of the system.


Path to executable:

C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted -p

Services Regedit CMD Msconfig

Msconfig:
This method shows you how to Start/Stop Windows Event Log service from starting with the operating system using
System Configuration

Perform the following steps:

Please go to Start and click on the Type here to search

Type msconfig and press Enter

In System Configuration please go to Services tab and locate Windows Event Log service
Uncheck the box to prevent this service to start and then press OK to finish

Any change make in System Configuration will be apply after restart