An event is any significant occurrence in the system or in a program that requires users to be notified, or an entry added to a log. The Event Log Service records application, security, and system events in Event Viewer. With the event logs in Event Viewer, you can obtain information about your hardware, software, and system components, and monitor security events on a local or remote computer. Event logs can help you identify and diagnose the source of current system problems, or help you predict potential system problems.
-Application Logs under Windows Logs will also give the information about the error occured due to which the office program has got corrupted..
Applications and Services Logs
-Microsoft Office Alerts is displayed under Applications and Service Logs which explains the issues with Office Program.
The above images explains how to open Event viewer in Windows 8.
The second image shows the Microsoft Office Alerts under Applications and Services Logs.
Application events are shown under Windows Logs.
All the events displayed on the right hand side after select the appropriate event logs will provide enough information to analyse the issues occurred at the instance when the Microsoft Office program has got corrupted.
These EVENTS are more important to analyse the conflicting programs on your computer.
The process to view the events is to select the Date and Time at which the issue occurred on a computer.