Clearing All Windows Event Logs

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This one line command will zero out all of your Windows event logs – over time these can grow to considerable size.  In most environments the default logs are set to roll at a certain file size….on my client machines there is seldom a use for poking around these logs and should be clearly out regularly.

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wevtutil el | Foreach-Object {"Clearing $_"; wevtutil cl "$_"}

For clients with centralized logging / machines not subject to audit (or not!) I suggest running this on shutdown via group policy.

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