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I need to write a program to extract data from a Windows 2000 Application Event Log

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This event log needs to be analyzed, but it is apparently corrupt - i can't seem to open it it any event viewer... it seems to be corrupt.

Is there a good site documenting the file format for an application event log?

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Hello hamlin11,

The FixEvt tool can help you recover the data in the event logs

Here is where you can download it
http://www.murphey.org/fixevt.html

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tdor
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And the manual method if you like to know what FixEvt is doing

http://linuxbox.cms.udel.edu/forensics/repaireventlogfile.htm
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Thanks - that tool was nice
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