Log files are the files which save the data with the timestamp. It makes your work better and organized way, you can see the accurate data recorded on the specific date. Thus, you can search the archives for a particular time, e.g., 3rd June 2011. Even some software create log files themselves to serve the data to the software as well as to the software developers. Creating a log file is as easy as creating a simple document in Notepad. Here are the simple steps to create a log file using Windows built-in text editor, Notepad.
Open Notepad from Start menu or go to Start>>Run and type notepad, then hit enter.
In the first line, type.LOG (Remember the point first).
Save the file with any name.
Now, whenever you open this file, the timestamp will automatically appear for the current time and date, and you can type whatever data you want.