Troubleshooting Unified Write Filter (UWF) (Standard 8)


Review troubleshooting information for Unified Write Filter (UWF) on your Windows Embedded 8 Standard (Standard 8) device.

The following section provides information about how to find event log and error message information for troubleshooting problems with Unified Write Filter (UWF).

Event Logs

UWF uses Windows Event Log to log events, errors and messages.

  • Events related to overlay consumption are sent by UWF kernel mode components and are logged in the Windows Logs\System event log.
  • Event related to configuration changes and servicing logs are sent by UWF user mode components:
    • Error messages are logged in the Applications and Services Logs\Microsoft\Windows\UnifiedWriteFilter\Admin event log.
    • Informational messages are logged in the Applications and Services Logs\Microsoft\Windows\UnifiedWriteFilter\Operational event log.

See Also


Unified Write Filter (UWF) Overview