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When you try to open an event log file that was copied from the original file while the Event Log service was running, you may receive the following error message:
If you open event log files sent in e-mail using the Server Status tool in Small Business Server (SBS), you may also receive the same error message.
The event log file is corrupt.
This behavior occurs because the Event Log service has an open handle to the *.evt file.
To work around this issue, use any of the following methods:
For additional information, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/206848/EN-US/ )Windows NT Service Pack 4.0 Tools Not Included on CD-ROM
Article ID: 255861 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 2.1
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