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JSI Tip 2513. An alternate method of recovering from a corrupt Event Log.

In tip 1487, I described some methods for recovering from a corrupt Event Log.

If you can access the NTFS file system:

1. Deny the System account access to the file.

2. Restart the computer.

3. Rename or delete the corrupt Event Log.

4. Restart the computer. An Event Log file will be created.

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