By Ellie / Last Updated March 22, 2022

How do I view Event Log of remote computer?

“I know how to view Event Log of my local computer. But I wonder if it is possible to view remote Event Viewer on Windows 10. In other words, can I view Event Log of a remote computer? If it is, how can I accomplish this?”

If you have the need to view the Event Log of a remote computer, for example, view its connection history of the Remote Desktop, we are glad to tell you that it is possible to view Event Log of remote computer from the local computer. Here in this post, we’ll introduce two methods on how to view Event Log of remote computer.

Two methods to view Event Log of remote computer

Here in this part, we’ll give you the detailed steps on how to view Event Log of remote computer.

Method 1. View Event Log of remote computer directly from the local computer

Step 1. Search for Event Viewer in the search box, and then click Run as administrator.

Run Event Viewer as Administrator

Step 2. Right-click Event Viewer, and then choose Connect to Another Computer.

Connect to Another Computer Event Viewer

Step 3. Enter the name of the remote computer and then tick Connect as another user. After this, click Set User.

Enter Another Computer Name

Step 4. Now you can provide the credential for a user that has access to the remote computer. Then click OK.

Enter the Credential

Step 5. Now you have already accessed the Event Viewer logs of the remote computer.

Browse the Remote Computer Logs

Method 2. Remotely access the computer and check Event Log via remote desktop software

Another option for you is to use the free and stable remote desktop software AnyViewer to remotely access the remote computer and then check Event Viewer remotely. Let’s see how to do this.

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Step 1. Download, install, launch AnyViewer on both computers.

Connect

Step 2. Go to Log in, and then click Sign up. (If you already have signed up on its official website, you can log in directly.)

Log in AnyViewer

Step 3. Fill in the signup information.

Sign Up for AnyViewer

Step 4. Then you can see you successfully logged in to AnyViewer. Your device will automatically be assigned to the account you've logged in to.

Free Editions

Step 5. Log in to the same AnyViewer account on the two devices, then click Remote control to achieve unattended remote access.

Connect to My Devices

Note: If you want to assign more devices to achieve unattended remote access, then you can upgrade your account to a Professional or Enterprise plan. Also, you can connect to another computer in privacy mode, which means you can black the screen and block the mouse and keyboard of the remote computer.

Pro Edition

Step 6. Now you have full control of the host computer. Search for Event Viewer in the search box, and then click Run as administrator.

AnyViewer Even Viewer

Step 7. Click Windows Logs and then Application, then you can view the Event Log of the remote computer just like you’re actually sitting in front of it.

AnyVewer Event Log

Conclusion

If you want to know how to view Event Log of remote computer, read this post. Here we provide you with two methods to check out Event Log of a computer that is far away from you. On the one hand, you can view Event Log of remote computer via Event Viewer right on your local computer by entering its computer name and credential. On the other hand, you can use the free and stable remote desktop software AnyViewer to remote into the computer first and then open its Event Viewer directly.