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I have windows installed in my desktop. I have heard that there is a way to find out if other people has logged on to your computer in your absence by checking the log. Can anyone tell me how this is done. I am the administrator and my account is passwrord protected but it is known to two more people. my computer is not connected to LAN. Can anyone help me by telling, how you check the log???????

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There's no such log.

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You might be able to make one yourself (a simple program running at startup appending something to a logfile of your choice) but if you can make it anybody else logging in with your account can undo it.

Why not change the password?


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In reply to: There's no such log.

can you tell me how to make this programme and how to run it

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You could try the Event Viewer.

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Start > Run, type in eventvwr.msc, click OK.

In the new window, if you select the System option on the left, you can check down the list for details of times the computer was booted up. But this is limited and will not tell you who, or what they did.

I assume as you have allowed two other people to know your passwords they have free access to your computer and that is by your choice.

I agree with Kees. Why not change the password?


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Make them users of your machine?

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Make them ordinary users and then change your password.

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(NT) thnx kees and mark

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