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As title said, I can what tool to read .evt file.


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Um, Event Viewer?

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I think he asked for multiple tools. :-) –  Wim ten Brink Jan 11 '10 at 6:46

In addition to the built in Event Viewer app there are quite a few script\parsing utilities out there to help with more advanced\structured processing of Eventlog\evt files.

Perl's win32::EventLog
Microsoft's Log Parser

One problem you may have is that older format event logs (.evt from W2K3\XP era systems) don't always play nicely on newer systems which use the binary .evtx format - the WEVTUTIL command can be used to convert the former to the latter.

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