Microsoft Event log service wont start

I am unable to get the service for event viewer to start.
I read somewere that the issue is within C:\windows\system32\logfiles\wmi
All I need to do is rename the RTBackup folder and I will be all set, but this is easier said then done. This is what I did to try to rename the folded: (that has a lock symbol)
I booted in to safe mode>opened cmd as admin>entered the cmd >C:\windows\system32\logfiles\wmi
then the cmd Rename RTBackup RTbackup2

When that didnt work I tried to rename the file rtbackup. Still no dice
TechGuy_007Asked:
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TechGuy_007Connect With a Mentor Author Commented:
I needed to add system to the RTBackup with full permission and reboot the server. As soon as I rebooted all the services restarted without issue.
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netballiCommented:
Could you let me know if any error is displayed when you are trying to start Event viewer?
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TechGuy_007Author Commented:
It says Event log service is unavailable. Verify the service is running.
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TechGuy_007Author Commented:
I accepted my answer because no answer was provided by the experts
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