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Application Log File Is Full Windows - Error Message

Hi Friends, did you ever got an error message "Application Log File Is Full". Are you in search of a solution for this problem. Then here is an explaination for "how to troubleshoot the Windows error message: The application log file is full." This error will be shown on Windows 2000 or Windows XP only.
You would get an error as below shown in red colour sentence:
Windows 2000 or XP gives the following error message:
"The Application Log File is Full."
Why do we get such an error?
Ans.If your event log is so huge within 7 days that you are getting this error, there’s probably something seriously wrong. You should inspect your event log to understand what is causing all of the errors… more on that in a future article.
Here you have a solution for this error to be disappeared.
Just follow the below instructions and you will be done.
Go through the steps below and follow it one by one.
You have change the event viewer settings to "Overwrite as needed." But how to do it?
Follow the rules with the help of screen shots given below.
  1. Click on the Start Menu.
  2. Choose Programs.
  3. Choose Administrative Tools
  4. Click on Event Viewer.
Some users may also have Windows 2000 configured such that Administrative Tools does not appear on the start menu. If this is the case, Event Viewer (and other Administrative Tools) are also accessible via the Control Panel (this is also true for XP)
  1. Click on the Start menu.
  2. Choose Settings and click on Control Panel, for XP just click on Control Panel.
  3. Double-click on Administrative Tools.
  4. Double-click on Event Viewer.
  5. Then the screen would be appeared as shown below.
Right click on System and select properties.
Here you could clear the log, increase the size, or just set the system to overwrite events as needed. Go to General and increase the Maximum log size.
You have to increase the Maximum log size and then Overwrite events as neededimage20
For those who use Windows Vista, follow this:
In the Event Viewer:
  1. Right click on Application and select Properties.
  2. Under the General tab, select the Overwrite events as needed option.
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