Data type Range Default value
REG_EXPAND_SZ File name Systemroot\system32\els.dll


Identifies the file that stores the localized name of the event log.

The name stored in the specified file appears as the log name in Event Viewer.

If this entry does not appear in the registry for an event log, Event Viewer displays the name of the <log-name> registry subkey as the log name.

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Do not change the value of this entry. If you do, Event Viewer might not be able to locate the file containing the log name.

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