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How to Start/Stop Windows Event Log

Service name: EventLog

Display name: Windows Event Log


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

This method shows you how to Start/Stop Windows Event Log service from Services.msc

Perform the following steps:

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

Locate Windows Event Log service observe his current status and open to make changes

From General tab you can Start/Stop and change the Startup type of Windows Event Log service

To finish press ok button and close Services window

Type services.msc and press Enter