Delete Event Log Manually

by Weijie JIN on

For some reason, if you want to delete the event log, you cannot find it in event log viewer(eventvwr).


But you can delete it manually, here are the steps:

1. Open Registry Editor (run –> regedit)

2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\Eventlog

3. Delete the entries with the name of your event log.


4. Go to “C:\WINDOWS\system32\config\”

5. Delete the event log file. Please note that the file maybe locked by the services.exe, you can use unlocker( to delete it.


6. That’s it, enjoy!

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