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.LOG File Extension

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File Type 1Log File

DeveloperN/A
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CategoryText Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

Definition

Log file used by various operating systems and programs; typically contains a plain text log of certain events with their timestamps; may be created by the operating system to keep track of system events or by a software installation program to list location and names of installed files.

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Web servers also generate log files to track visitors and to monitor bandwidth usage. Web stats programs allow Web hosts to analyze log files through generated charts and graphs, which present logged website traffic data in a graphical format.

Program(s) that open .LOG files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Microsoft Notepad
Other text editor
Mac OS X LogoMac OS
Apple Console
Apple TextEdit
Other text editor
Updated 12/29/2006

File Type 2AntiVir Report Log File

DeveloperAvira Operations
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CategoryData Files
FormatText

Text

This file is saved in a plain text format. You can open and view the contents of this file using a text editor.

Definition

Virus scan report created by AntiVir, an antivirus program for Windows; saved in a plain text format and contains a log of an anvitirus scan or a software update; used for saving the antivirus software history.

More Information

AntiVir LOG files can be viewed through the Overview → Reports pane, which shows a list of reports. From this pane, open a report and click the Report file button to open the file.

LOG files are saved to the following directory: Program Data\Avira\AntiVir Desktop\LOGFILES\.

Program(s) that open .LOG files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
Avira Antivirus Pro 2015
Updated 8/22/2011