In windows 7 and windows 2008, you can generate an email alert when an event meets specified criteria in the event log. Here is the procedure.
From Event Viewer –>Windows Logs –> Right click on the event and select Attach Task To This Event option.
From the Create Basic Task Wizard, select Send an e-mail option as the Action task.
Then configure your email properties.
When you complete this task, it will create a task in the Task Scheduler. You can see the details in the following screenshot:
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