>> EVTX file

EVTX file format description

Many people share .evtx files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .evtx file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .evtx files.

1 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.evtx - Windows 7 Event Log

The EVTX data files are related to Microsoft Windows. EVTX file is a Windows 7 Event Log. The Event Log is a Windows service that logs about program, security, and system events occurring in Windows devices.

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Windows 7 Event Log related extensions:
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Microsoft SQL Server Constraints

Naturally, other applications may also use the .evtx file extension. Even harmful programs can create .evtx files. Be especially cautious with .evtx files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .evtx file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .evtx file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

vtx, eftx, evx, etx, evt

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

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Microsoft Windows Event Viewer Log

Operating systems

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Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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