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When you attempt to view a System log, Security log, or Application log that you saved using Event viewer by double-clicking a Event Log (.evt) file, you may receive the following error message:
If you click Yes, you may be prompted to type the computer name of the computer on which the log file you want to view is located. If you click No, the application exits.
The filename, directory, or volume label syntax is incorrect.
Do you want to select another server to administer?
If you are running Windows NT version 3.5, you are not able to select a computer to administer; you must exit the application.
To open a saved Event Log (.evt) file, use the appropriate method:
Windows NT version 4.0
Windows NT versions 3.5 and 3.51
Article ID: 173023 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 2.1