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Windows 7: Event Viewer One Click Clear

14 Mar 2010   #20

Windows 7 64-bit

OK Zardoc.... You DID get mine smaller, BUT.......

Here is the even SMALLER version!
@echo off
FOR /F "tokens=1,2*" %%V IN ('bcdedit') DO SET adminTest=%%V
IF (%adminTest%)==(Access) goto theEnd
for /F "tokens=*" %%G in ('wevtutil.exe el') DO (call :do_clear "%%G")
goto theEnd
echo clearing %1
wevtutil.exe cl %1
goto :eof

My System SpecsSystem Spec
15 Mar 2010   #21

Win7 x64

Batch files are fun!!!
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21 Mar 2010   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 Bit, Windows Developer Preview, Linux Mint 9 Gnome 32 Bit

Wow, thanks for that. You know I had this problem of course. In XP, its much easier to clear the event viewer than Vista and Windows 7 because in those two, you have to manually clear every log category than in Windows XP that lets you clear all logs on just 4 categories.

Maybe you guys can teach me with these command prompts hacks.
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21 Mar 2010   #23

Windows 7 Ultimate

thanks for the share...
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22 Mar 2010   #24

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1

My Pleasure.

Fun to save time.
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15 Jul 2010   #25

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Thats very helpful tool!!!! nice job!!!
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17 Jul 2010   #26

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1

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13 Aug 2010   #27

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit

Many thanks. I didn't even know that we had this until LasyB mentioned same.

When testing, I like to get rid of the old events first and this is an excellent solution.
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15 Aug 2010   #28

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate SP1

My pleasure.
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15 Aug 2010   #29
Dixon Butz

Win7 x64 X2, Win 8.0 x64, Win8.1 x64, Quad Boot

I have been using My Event Viewer to view and clear the windows logs. You can choose to clear all or some of them. Plus many other options.

Alternative to standard event viewer of Windows
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