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Admin tool event viewer

Maveric169

The Voices Talk to Me
#1
With the recent/current death of my mobo I was wondering if there was a way to get more use out of the event viewer. (see screenshot) The event viewer is one of the first things I check when my computer starts having a problem, but it is kind of a pain to go and check on a regular basis and 99% of the info in it I don't really need to know. But errors and warnings are good thing to keep on top of.

Is there a way that you can set the event viewer to display a pop-up when something citical happens afer a certain number of identical events. Like in the screenshot, you can see that my mobo IDE controler was failing left, right, and sideways, well after that event happens say 3 or more times in a 24hr period I would really like to know.

Any way I can set that up simply?
 

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#2
I'd suggest doing a Google search for "event log monitoring xp" (without the quotes).
I came across several search results, but most of them seem to be enterprise management tools that cost a fortune. You might have some luck finding something cheap/free though.
 

Mainframeguy

Debiant by way of Ubuntu
#3
GL with this and post back what you find!

I have BSOD symdrome on my NEO2 / AMD64 so it could be a handy thing for me to know.... reps to you if you find something!
 

bush dogg

OSNN Senior Addict
Political User
#4
There's an app called "Eventsentry lite" it's freeware. I haven't used it but had some friends tell me about it back in the summer (they liked it) so this may be what you want.

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_kC_

Moderator
#5
we use winternals admin pack v5.0 at work, has a very nice crash reporter, that makes sense out of crashdumps.log
very handy tool.. but very expensive too..
 

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