This Tip will show how to read the Windows Event Log (Security Log) in your PC.
You have to use these two libraries for collecting and access to Event Log.
I wrote security Log reading code on button Click event. In below code, I read Windows Security log. OIRC-09 is my computer's name.You can change these things according to your's PC.
private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
EventLog EventLog1 = new EventLog("Security", "OIRC-09");
foreach (System.Diagnostics.EventLogEntry entry in EventLog1.Entries)
if (entry.Category == "Logon/Logoff")
Here I read all Logon/Logoff messages and display it in a listbox. You can change the category of the event log and read it according to your necessacity.
Goto Windows Eventlog and read it carefully. Then you can get a proper idea about it.Path is ControlPanel>AdministrativeTools>EventViewer.
Remember reading the event log is not a difficult task.
meet you soon with eventlog writing code.