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Is someone else using my computer?

by Mijo2much / February 23, 2009 2:09 AM PST

I have a Dell desktop with XP. I run Avast, spybot and BlueCoat. I do not have passwords on my computer, but that will change... My problem is that I think someone else is using my desktop computer....today (I am at work, the computer is at home), some of my web mail got downloaded into my Outlook (I think) between early this morn and lunch... (it's not some one breaking into my house, but let's put that aside for now)

I know Bluecoat has a log of internet usage, but if this person is booting up my computer to look at my e-mails, they will not (necessarly) use the internet.

Is there a wndows log of bootups that I can look at to find out the last time someone was on my computer? or is there a log for Outlook (2003) that would state last time it was opened?

Any idea of a good tracking program I can put on ?

Thanks in advance...

- Mijo

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You can start in viewing the logs via
by Donna Buenaventura / February 23, 2009 2:20 AM PST

Event Viewer in XP. You should see time, date when Windows is "on" and when Outlook pst was accessed or checked when it was opened.

You really should add login password to prevent anyone in using the PC without your consent or if you're not around.

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by Mijo2much / February 23, 2009 2:35 AM PST

The passwords are going on tonight. Just disapointed that I could not trust people ....

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