The Default Location of the Microsoft SQL Server Error Logs


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In Microsoft SQL Server 2000 The error logs are located in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL\LOG directory.

In Microsoft SQL Server 2005 The error logs are located in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL.x\MSSQL\LOG directory.
Where x is the instance ID that you are currently working on.

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 The error logs are located in C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10.SMSQLSERVER. If you have a named instance, the location is C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL10.<instance name>

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