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Remove-EventLog - Powershell 3.0 CmdLet

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Remove-EventLog

Short description
Deletes an event log or unregisters an event source.

Syntax
Remove-EventLog [-LogName] <String[]> [[-ComputerName] <String[]>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
Remove-EventLog [[-ComputerName] <String[]>] [-Source <String[]>] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]





Description
The Remove-EventLog cmdlet deletes an event log file from a local or remote computer and unregisters all of its event s
ources for the log. You can also use this cmdlet to unregister event sources without deleting any event logs.


The cmdlets that contain the EventLog noun (the EventLog cmdlets) work only on classic event logs. To get events from l
ogs that use the Windows Event Log technology in Windows Vista and later versions of Windows, use Get-WinEvent.


CAUTION:  This cmdlet can delete operating system event logs, which might result in application failures and unexpected
 system behavior.