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Is there a way to send a windows event from C#?
Something I can push via either a dos command or is there a library to send an event?

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This writes to an event log

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307024

using System;
using System.Diagnostics;

namespace WriteToAnEventLog_csharp
{
	/// Summary description for Class1.
	class Class1
	{
		static void Main(string[] args)
		{
			string sSource;
			string sLog;
			string sEvent;

			sSource = "dotNET Sample App";
			sLog = "Application";
			sEvent = "Sample Event";

			if (!EventLog.SourceExists(sSource))
				EventLog.CreateEventSource(sSource,sLog);

			EventLog.WriteEntry(sSource,sEvent);
			EventLog.WriteEntry(sSource, sEvent,
				EventLogEntryType.Warning, 234);
		}
	}
}

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