Event logging loop

Windows Server Dirty Shutdown event logging

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Event logging after every restart

Under Windows Server 2019 it is more common that the entry in the registry is not removed after a dirty shutdown. As a result, the message appears again and again after further “clean” reboots.

Why did my computer shut down unexpectedly?

Windows Server Dirty Shutdown

It's frustrating!

In the registry we navigate to the entry DirtyShutdown and set the value to zero or delete the entire DWORD value.

Remove Event Logging - Dirty Shutdown

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE \ SOFTWARE \ Microsoft \ Windows \ CurrentVersion \ Reliability]
“DirtyShutdown” = dword: 00000000

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