Event Log Service goes missing

What are the causes due to which Event Log Service may go missing? What are the ways or methods to fix the problem?

Microsoft Windows is a highly functional Operating System. It combines many advanced features and options to help enhance the user experience along with productivity. The Windows operating systems are based on a common working platform and hence share some features and functions with each other. The extensive support for third party programs and devices makes the Windows one of the most popular Operating System in the world. The simple to use graphical interface facilitates easy interaction with the Operating System by all levels of users. There are a number of critical services and processes in Windows that if stopped or terminated causes instability in the system. The Event Log Service is such a function that logs all main events that has taken place in the system. This service is required to be running for some programs or applications to function properly. Windows system errors, critical errors with the Operating System services and service/process conflicts etc are some of the reasons that can lead to the Event Log Missing errors in Microsoft Windows.

Discussed below are some points that will help users to fix Event Log Service missing errors in Windows computer:

  • Restart and update system

  • Open Services menu

  • Restart Windows services


Restart and update system


The issues with the event log service might be due to some temporary errors and will be fixed upon system restart. The Windows users are advised to restart the system and perform installation of recommended updates using the options in control panel before trying to access the service. Doing so will help the users to fix issue with the Event Log Service in Windows-based computer.

Open Services menu


The issues with the Event Log Services, if not fixed by updating system will have to resolve manually by using the services menu in the Windows Operating System. The users are advised to open the Service menu using the Services.msc command in the run menu. The users can also access the services menu using the options in administrative tools folder of control panel.
Restart Windows services

Microsoft Windows users should locate the event viewer related services in the Services menu and should open its properties menu to access startup options. The issues with the Event Log Service might be caused by some errors in the startup settings of the services. The users are advised to set the startup type to automatic and restart the system to apply the changed settings. The will help resolve Event Log Service missing in Windows system.
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