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Windows 7: What Are These

12 Jun 2011   #1
timlab1955

Windows Professional 64bit
 
 
What Are These

I've noticed that in some files I have a file call ?.Event. What are these files? Can you delete them without any harm? Can you view them and if so what type of information would you receive from them? Then, the picture that I have attached, this was taken back in 1/1/2011, so was this computer someone else back then?




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12 Jun 2011   #2
xHazard

Windows 7 Professional X64 SP1, Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Hello timlab1995
Make a Restore Point and delete this file.... let me know what happened
Did u used the event viewer????
I think this file is coming from the Event Viewer but im not 100% sure
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12 Jun 2011   #3
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Did you buy the computer used after that date?

Right click Computer and select Manage, give OK to UAC if needed. Then expand Event Viewer and look throught those logs, you will probably finh the file there as a log entry.
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12 Jun 2011   #4
timlab1955

Windows Professional 64bit
 
 

Wow didn't realize i have tons of them. How do you correct the problem if you can? Can you delete these without any harm to the system?
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12 Jun 2011   #5
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Yes, 10's of thousands on most PC's. They provide lists of what windows does in the background, good and bad. It records errors and program failures. If you have a BSOD or crash, these are helpful in finding out why.

I can't see mine right now, but there should be an option in the Menu or right-click to clear a log. However, I would leave them.
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