How To | Finding Windows 10 event logs

Learn where to find Windows 10 crash logs.

Updated at July 10th, 2023


If Support requests information as to why a program is quitting unexpectedly, there is an easy way to obtain the event logs in Windows 10.

  1. Click on the search icon and type "Event Viewer".
  2. Right-click to Run as administrator.


  1. Select the Critical Error or Error that best matches the event when the issue occurred. Then, select "View All Instances of This Event".


  1. Export your event list or the whole log.