Log files

Windows 2003 server
Windows XP workstation

Where are all the log files exactly located?
Is it safe to delete all of the computer files?

lcipolloneAsked:
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d_nedelchevCommented:
If you refer to the common system and application logs which you see in the event viewer:

"%SystemRoot%]System32\config\*.evt"
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NivleshCommented:
what logs are you referring to?

Event Logs (as above) %systemroot%\system32\config\*.evt
System/Application specific logs can also be found in %systemroot%\system32\logfiles

I would not recommend deleting the *.evt files. Instead from within the eventlog viewer, you can clear all the log entries or if you are worried about the space they take up, you can change their maximum size by chaning it in the respective eventlog properties.

the system/application logs can be deleted from the %systemroot%\system32\logfiles
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