Event Viewer cannot open the event log or custom view

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Am I receiving the following error because there are no tasks to display the logs in the custom view? Is so, how can I resolve it? And if not, what is the possible cause of this Event Viewer Error? I am using Windows Vista. Thanks for the help.

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Event Viewer cannot open the event log or custom view. Verify that Event Log service is running, or query is too long. The specified query is invalid (15001)

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Event Viewer cannot open the event log or custom view

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Running System File Checker is the first thing you may want to try. It will scan and fix any corrupted system files on the Operating system. Go to Start > All Programs > Accessories > Right click on the Command Prompt > Choose Run as Administrator on the Security Tab > Click on Command Prompt > Type SFC /Scannow.

Also try to check if the permissions on the folder are all set while you are in safe mode. Try to delete the folders C:WindowsSystem32Logfiles and C:WindowsLogs. The system will automatically recreate with the correct permissions.

Also try to rename C:WindowsSystem32LogFilesWMIRtBackup rename it to RtBackup.bak and reboot while you are in safemode.

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