The Little Green Button writes all activity to the Windows Application Event Log. The following guide will explain how to access and interpret the log.



Open the event viewer

  • Open your Start Menu
  • Type 'event' to start a search
  • Run the Event Viewer app


Navigate to the LGB section

  • On the left side, unfold Applications and Services Logs
  • Find the LGB section and select this


How to interpret the log entries


Not all errors and warnings mean there is something amiss. Some ID 0 Errors are related to the Little Green Button trying to find a physical button, others are messages to log the service starting


The Event ID will tell you what sort of event happened:

  • X - The PC requesting assistance
  • Y - Other PC's
  • 3 - On X PC assistance required (button pressed)
  • 4 - X no longer requires assistance (On X PC the button was double clicked to cancel alert)
  • 5 - On X can see that Y responded to alert
  • 6 - On Y (other computers), can see that X requested assistance
  • 7 - On Y can see that X assistance no longer required (as X cancelled it)
  • 8 - This individual Y PC responded to X