JSI Tip 8717. Windows 2000 issues an 'Access denied' when you use Event Viewer to view the Application or System log?

The subject behavior will occur if your account is a member of the Guests or Domain Guests group.

To resolve this issue:

1. Log on with administrative privileges.

2. Open a CMD.EXE prompt.

3. Type net localgroup Guests and press Enter.

4. If your account is listed as a member, type net localgroup Guests "Your Account" /DELETE and press Enter.

5. Type net group "Domain Guests" /DOMAIN and press Enter.

6. If your account is listed as a member, type net group "Domain Guests" "Your Account" /DOMAIN /DELETE and press Enter.

7. Close the CMD.EXE window.

NOTE: If your account is listed as DomainName\Your Account, enter it as "DomainName\Your Account"

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