Use Windows event viewer to track problems

All of us know the situation where everything crashes around us (on the monitor) and you don't know what caused it. A nice way to track the problem on Windows is to use the event viewer - a program that lists all the events and information that are logged while the computer is powered.

To get to it, press Windows KeyR to open a Run prompt and enter eventvwr into it.

The window that opens offers you a nicely sorted overview over everything that happened - browse the left pane for the categories and click on an event in the middle pane to get information about it below:

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