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Sharing folder logs

by prathish555 / October 10, 2012 6:07 PM PDT

We have one sharing folder in windows xp system, one of my colleague edited one word file. is there any tracking method to find out which user,date & terminal made the updations.
Sharing folder is having full access to seven people. Local policies are not defined in this PC.

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Re: tracking changes
by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 10, 2012 6:26 PM PDT
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Tracking changes is built into MS Word:
But I suppose it isn't activated in that document.

But if you know the change date/time (shown by Explorer), you might be able to see in the Event log who was or were logged on at that moment.

That's all Windows has to offer. Remember the P in PC stands for Personal.
Microsoft made MS Sharepoint as a DMS (Document Management System) and there you can see such things.


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tracking share folder
by prathish555 / October 10, 2012 6:50 PM PDT
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In event log should we get user access logs for the file?

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by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 10, 2012 6:51 PM PDT
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In event log you can see logon and logoff. No individual file accesses, as far as I know.


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by prathish555 / October 10, 2012 8:11 PM PDT
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