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Windows 7: can't open event viewer remotely on a win 7 pc

07 Oct 2010   #1

Can't open event viewer remotely on a win 7 pc

When I choose actions connect from the Event Viewer, and attempt to connect to a pc running Windows 7, I get this error message: Network path not found. This only happens on Windows 7 pcs.

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07 Oct 2010   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by phase10 View Post
When I right click the Event Viewer and attempt to connect to a pc running Windows 7, I get this error message: Network path not found. This only happens on Windows 7 pcs.
You are obviously connecting from a machine on another OS. Which?

BTW to connect to eventvwr in win 7 it is not a right click but actions>connect to another computer.
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07 Oct 2010   #3


I am trying to connect using a machine with windows XP ((OS)
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08 Oct 2010   #4

Windows 7 Enterprise (x64); Windows Server 2008 R2 (x64)

Do you have remote admin turned on, on the XP machine?
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