What is CBS.Log file?

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Konrad
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What is CBS.Log file?

Postby Konrad » January 29, 2016, 4:05 pm

What is CBS.Log file from Windows? How can i open it? Can I delete it?

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Malric
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Re: What is CBS.Log file?

Postby Malric » February 2, 2016, 2:33 pm

Hello, this file type is generated by Windows Agent. It' not harmful and kinda not needed, you can delete it safely.

http://www.file-extensions.org/log-file-extension

TrevorRampling
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Re: What is CBS.Log file?

Postby TrevorRampling » February 19, 2019, 8:11 am

CBS stands for component based servicing. CBS.log is a file which include logs about components when they get installed or uninstalled during updates.

If you want to check these files, they are located at %windir%\Logs\CBS\

You will see two files in CBS folder, one is CBS.log and the other is CBS.persist.log. CBS.persist.log is the older of these two and is generated when the CBS.log is around 35-40 MB. Persist log folder can easily be dumped.


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