Delete all entries from a specified event log on a local or remote computer.

      Clear-EventLog [-LogName] string[] [[-ComputerName] string[]]
         [-Confirm] [-WhatIf]  [CommonParameters]

   -logName string
        Name of the log file from which to clear log events.

   -ComputerName string[]
        Clear events from a remote computer.
        The default is the local computer.

       Prompt for confirmation before executing the command.

       Describe the command without actually executing it.

       -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -WarningAction, -WarningVariable,
       -OutBuffer -OutVariable.

The ComputerName may be a NetBIOS name, an Internet Protocol (IP) address, or a fully qualified domain name. To specify the local computer, type the computer name, a dot (.), or "localhost". -ComputerName does not rely on Windows PowerShell remoting.


Clear the Application, System and PowerShell event logs:

PS C:\>Clear-eventlog -log application, system, "Windows PowerShell"

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Get-Eventlog - Get event log data

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