Cannot clear Event Viewer logs with .ps1 script


  1. Posts : 23
    Windows 10 64-bit
       #1

    Cannot clear Event Viewer logs with .ps1 script


    I created a PowerShell script saved as a .ps1 file, which is stated below. Whenever I run it, it says "Access is denied" and does not clean Event Viewer logs. Please take a look at the attached screenshots and let me know what I am doing wrong. By the way, whenever I run the script below in PowerShell with administrative privileges, it does clear all Event Viewer logs.

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

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    20H2 64 Bit Home
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  3. FreeBooter's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
       #3

    Batch script attached to this post will clear event logs history.
    Cannot clear Event Viewer logs with .ps1 script Attached Files
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