AIR 2 creates installation logs by default in a file named Install.log (system.log for Mac OS). This log file is cumulative. That is, the log file is appended whenever an attempt is made to install or update the AIR Runtime/Application. The size of this log file can grow up to 0.5 MB. On exceeding this size, the Install.log file is overwritten. 

Location of the install.log file in Windows

  • Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\Local Settings\Application Data\Adobe\AIR\logs\Install.log
  • Windows Vista/Windows 7: C:\Users\<username>Appdata\Local\Adobe\AIR\logs\Install.log

Location of the system.log file in Mac OS X

  1. Open the console application (/Applications/Utilities/Console).

  2. Choose system.log from the Log List.

Note: You can also find the file /private/var/log/system.log

Location of the install.log file in Linux

  • /home/<username>/.appdata/Adobe/AIR/Logs/Install.log


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