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Save Filter as a Custom View

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Vista

You can save a filter as a Custom View so that you can use it again without having to recreate it.

To save a filter to reuse later

  1. Start Event Viewer.

  2. Follow the steps in Filter Displayed Events.

  3. On the Action menu, click Save Filter As Custom View .

  4. In Name , type the name that you want to use to access the custom view in the future.

  5. In Description , type a description of the custom view.

  6. In the console tree, select the location where you want the saved filter to be stored.

  7. To allow all users of the computer to access the view, ensure that the All Users check box is selected. To only allow the currently logged on user to access the view, ensure that the All Users check box is not selected.

  8. Click OK .

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