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User Environment Event Logging (Windows 2000/XP)

These settings can be used to selectively enable the user environment event logging features available in Windows.

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Open your registry and find or create the key below.

Create new DWORD values from the list below and set them to "1" enable logging or "0" to disable.

  • RunDiagnosticLoggingGlobal - Enable all user environment event logging
  • RunDiagnosticLoggingGroupPolicy - Enable event logging for group policies
  • RunDiagnosticLoggingAppDeploy - Enable event logging for application deployment
  • RunDiagnosticLoggingIntelliMirror - Enable event logging for remote boot
Restart Windows for the changes to take effect.

Note: Logged information is stored in the Windows NT event log so that an administrator can view events either locally or remotely using Event Viewer.

Registry Editor Example
|(Default)REG_SZ(value not set)|
|RunDiagnosticLoggingGlobalREG_DWORD0x00000001 (1)|
|RunDiagnosticLoggingGroupPo...REG_DWORD0x00000001 (1)|
|RunDiagnosticLoggingAppDeployREG_DWORD0x00000001 (1)|
|RunDiagnosticLoggingIntelliMirrorREG_DWORD0x00000001 (1)|
|HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVers...|
Registry Settings
System Key: [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\
Value Name: RunDiagnosticLoggingGlobal, RunDiagnosticLoggingGroupPolicy, RunDiagnosticLoggingAppDeploy, RunDiagnosticLoggingIntelliMirror
Data Type: REG_DWORD (DWORD Value)
Value Data: (0 = disabled, 1 = enabled)

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Last modified: July 28, 2002