PowerTip: Use PowerShell to Display Event Viewer

Doctor Scripto

Dr Scripto

Summary: Learn how to use Windows PowerShell to display the Event Viewer tool.

Hey, Scripting Guy! Question I often use the Event Viewer, but I have a hard time finding it or remembering its name.
           How can I use Windows PowerShell to see the Event Viewer?

Hey, Scripting Guy! Answer Use the Show-EventLog cmdlet—Tab expansion works so you do not have to type much,
           and it is easier to remember and type than EventVwr:

Show-EventLog

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