How to check software installation and uninstall by event viewer

How to check software installation and uninstall by event viewer

In the application log Event IDs  11707 and 11724  will let you know installation removal of software’s .

Event ID 11707 tells you when a install completes successfully, and also the user who executed the install package.

1- Go to Event Viewer

2- Click on Windows Logs  >  Application

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3- On the Right side Actions pane Click on Filter Current Log

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4- On the popup window type the event id which you are looking for

 

Event Type: Information
Event Source: MsiInstaller
Event Category: None
Event ID: 11707
Date: 11/9/2006
Time: 3:21:45 PM
User: DOMAIN\USER
Computer: COMPUTERNAME
Description:
Product: Event Archiver Enterprise — Installation operation completed successfully.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Event ID 11724 tells you when a software package is removed successfully, again logging the user behind the operation.
Event Type: Information
Event Source: MsiInstaller
Event Category: None
Event ID: 11724
Date: 11/12/2007
Time: 7:50:13 PM
User: DOMAIN\USER
Computer: COMPUTERNAME
Description:
Product: Event Archiver Enterprise — Removal completed successfully.

 

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