Notes about the EVTX file extension:
To open this file type, a required software must be installed. Without it you only see a Windows message "The following file cannot be opened
" (Windows 7) or "How do you want to open this file?
" (Windows 10) if you double-click the file. There click on "More apps"
and choose a suitable software to view such files on your PC or from email attachments.
The EVTX file type is primarily associated with 'eventvwr.msc' by Microsoft Corporation.
The EVTX file type is the new version of EVT, primarily associated with 'eventvwr.msc' by Microsoft Corporation and is based on XML.
EVTX files are Microsoft Event Viewer logs that can be viewed using Event Viewer. To launch Event Viewer hold Windows Button whilst pressing R and then type eventvwr.msc in Run window.
You might not be able to view all event messages in an EVTX file that was created on another computer. Events are recorded through .DLLs which are required to read a particular message. If a particular .DLL is not available on your PC you will get an error message for that event.
Detailed information for file extension EVTX:
Primary association: eventvwr.msc
To change file associations press Windows Key
and then Apps and Features
> Default apps
> Choose default apps by file type
Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC.