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Event Viewer>System>file corrupted

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by sherrybukit, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. sherrybukit

    sherrybukit Flightless Bird

    Using XP Home and when I try to clear the entries inthe 'System',itsay the
    eventfileis corrupted and there is a 'red cross' over the 'system' branch.
    Although the pc seems to work ok, obviously, there is soething wrong so how
    do I get rid of the 'red cross'. Thanks
     
  2. John Wunderlich

    John Wunderlich Flightless Bird

    =?Utf-8?B?c2hlcnJ5YnVraXQ=?= <sherrybukit@discussions.microsoft.com>
    wrote in news:5EDB30F5-1F16-4518-BF92-663C29E9F830@microsoft.com:

    >
    > Using XP Home and when I try to clear the entries inthe
    > 'System',itsay the eventfileis corrupted and there is a 'red
    > cross' over the 'system' branch. Although the pc seems to work ok,
    > obviously, there is soething wrong so how do I get rid of the 'red
    > cross'. Thanks
    >


    Try this:

    "How to Delete Corrupt Event Viewer Log Files"
    <http://support.microsoft.com/kb/172156>

    HTH,
    John
     

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