Filters will remain active until you click Clear Filter or exit Event Viewer. If the filter will be useful over a longer period, you can save yourself time by turning the Filter into a Custom View.
While the Filter is active, select Save Filter to Custom View in the Action panel. When you see the Save Filter to Custom View dialog box, just give it a name and description and click OK.
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