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Hi all
I want to convert my .evt(event Viewer) file into .txt and .csv using c# code.
Please help
TIA

What I have tried:

I have searched on Google But did not find anything.
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Updated 26-Sep-17 4:11am

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You should work on your Google skills. Searching for "c# evt file reader" provides lot of results including the CodeProject article Parsing event log(*.evt) file[^]. Most will generate a list control based GUI output. But modifying that to create a textual file instead should be no problem.

If you did not find anything that matches your requirements, you can still write your own converter. Then have a look at the Windows Event Viewer Log (EVT) format[^] which describes the EVT file format.
   
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sumitk.cadc 26-Sep-17 9:23am
   
hi Jochen,
I need to convert .evt file in other formats like .csv or .txt.
Jochen Arndt 26-Sep-17 9:35am
   
Where is the problem?
The first link contains code to read and parse EVT files. Instead of showing the results in a list control, write the data to a text file using appropriate separators (e.g. comma and line feed for CSV and quoting fields that contain the comma the quote character). Or perform a quick search on C# CSV writers.

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