The Message Log panel displays overall Backup for Workgroups program events and activities. The Message Log entries record what has already happened in the past and you can review these messages at any time. You may also use this dialog to instruct Backup for Workgroups to copy the messages to the Windows Event Log, if applicable.
Run Backup for Workgroups.
Choose Tools > Preferences.
Select the Message Log tabbed page.
Message Log. Select the types of messages that you would like Backup for Workgroups to send to its message log. You may also specify the total number of messages that will be displayed in this log. When the number of messages exceeds the limit, new messages push old messages off the bottom of the list.
Event Log. Please select the types of messages that you would like Backup for Workgroups to send to the Windows Event log. You may also specify the computer that should receive the Event log messages. This is useful when you have implemented a common computer that is monitoring the activities of several systems.
Press OK to save your settings.