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[Updated]How to view crash logs in Windows 10 |Quick & Easy|

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When users experience different errors or program crashes in window 10, the event viewer is the best tool in window 10 to troubleshoot these errors. But the question is how to view crash logs in window 10? Don’t worry if you don’t know how to check crash logs windows 10; because you have landed at the right place.

In this post, we’re going to show you how to check crash logs in Event viewer in window 10. Before we start our journey, let’s know a little bit about the Event Viewer.

What is the Event Viewer?

Event Viewer is the main part of Windows 10. Using the Event viewer, the user can view window logs on his computer. It holds the system messages(it includes error messages, information, and warning messages, etc.) and logs application. The primary use of the Event Viewer is that the user can find different errors and crashes on his computer.

Clear on that?? I know you’re now. (Thank me!)

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How to view crash logs in Windows 10 |Easily Fix|

Now, to observe window 10 crash logs on your computer, follow easy and quick steps.

Step 1: Set the advanced system settings of your Win 10 OS

To fix crashes in window 10, You should need a full grab on Event viewer. The opening step is to configure advanced system settings of your window 10 operating system.

Follow easy steps to fulfill this task.

1) Grasp your keyboard,  press logo window key + R on your keyboard at the same time.

Next, the dialog box will popup to your screen. Type “Control” on the dialog box then presses Enter to open the control panel.

[Updated]How to view crash logs in Windows 10 |Quick & Easy|

2) Type advanced in the exploration box in the upper-right corner, and next click View advanced system settings.

[Updated]How to view crash logs in Windows 10 |Quick & Easy|

3) Go to the Advanced tab and then click “Settings” under the Startup and Recovery section.

[Updated]How to view crash logs in Windows 10 |Quick & Easy|

4) Now set the settings in the System failure section. (finish the process  as we mentioned in the below screenshot)  Then move the cursor over the OK to save the process.

[Updated]How to view crash logs in Windows 10 |Quick & Easy|

Tadah! You’ve successfully configured the advanced system setting of your PC.

Note: The second (Automatically Restart) option has a little advantage to the Event viewer. When the user unchecks the box(Automatically Restart), then the windows not reboot, and it saves the crash dump file when there is a system failure.

For example, by unchecking the box, the user can see the BSOD(Blue Screen of Death) error message if the computer encounters error messages like BSOD. On the other hand, By checking inbox, the user cannot be smart to see the BSOD error message.

Step 2: Open Event Viewer

  • Hold Window logo Key + R at the same time then click Event viewer to open it.

[Updated]How to view crash logs in Windows 10 |Quick & Easy|

From here, you can view the information on a particular event by two methods.

  • View information from the left panel.
  • View events from summary administrative Events.

1) View information from the left panel.

  • On the left panel of Event Viewer, double click on Windows Logs to expand it.
  • Now click on System, his related information will pop up to screen. ( You can also choose your favorite categories like Setup, Security, and application )
  • Choose the error from the list; his detailed and information will show at the bottom of the window.

[Updated]How to view crash logs in Windows 10 |Quick & Easy|

2) View Errors from “summary administrative Events.”

  • Select “Event viewer local” from the left panel then click on Summary of Administrative Events, Now click the plus button in the front of Critical event type to extend it.
  • Right-click the record of the critical event and pick View All Instances of This Event.
  • Choose the error from the list, and the detailed information will display at the bottom of the window.

Step 3: Create a custom view

Are you wondering about how to access quickly for particular types of logs? Don’t worry. We get you. By creating a custom view, you can see the crash logs more swiftly. Here is how to create it:

  •  Select Event Viewer (Local) from the left panel. Under the Actions section, agree on Create Custom View….

[Updated]How to view crash logs in Windows 10 |Quick & Easy|

  • Now the box will popup to your screen window, below the Filter tab, tick the downward arrow next to Logged to decide a time range. Next, check the boxes before Critical, Warning, and Error to choose the Event levels.

[Updated]How to view crash logs in Windows 10 |Quick & Easy|

  • Now, Click on the By log option button to build the custom view by a log. Click on the downward indicator next to Event logs to expose the drop-down list, then pick ApplicationSecurity, and System.

[Updated]How to view crash logs in Windows 10 |Quick & Easy|

  • Hit OK to save the settings.

[Updated]How to view crash logs in Windows 10 |Quick & Easy|

  •  Put your name for the custom view in the popup window, then click OK to start to view the crash logs.

[Updated]How to view crash logs in Windows 10 |Quick & Easy|

  • Next time, If you want to view the custom view, then simply double click on custom views placed in the left panel. Then select Crash logs.

[Updated]How to view crash logs in Windows 10 |Quick & Easy|

Step 4: Export the crash logs

The user can also export the crash logs for external diagnostics.

Just make your selection in the list then click save selected events. To do this, let’s dive into the steps.

  • If the user wants to export certain events:
  • If the user wants to export a custom view:

If the user wants to export certain events:

1) Pick errors (Events) you want to export. Right-click on the selected events then click Save Selected Events…

2) Discover a location to save this file. Give a name to this file and then click Save.

If the user wants to export a custom view:

1) Double-click on Custom Views in the left panel, then choose the custom view you want to export.

2) Click Export Custom View….in the Action Section.

3) Set the location to save this file. Name this file and then hit Save.

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Final words:

After reading the above post, we’re pretty sure that now you’re able to view crash logs in window 10. But If you’ve any question about How to view crash logs in window 10, feel unrestricted and share your question on the comment section.

Thanks!

 

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