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how do i find recent user activity on my computer

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how do i find recent user activity on my computer
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  brainbox nc replied 8 years ago.
Thank you for your question.

To view all logged activity on your computer, right-click on My Computer and click Manage.
In the left pane, click Event Viewer.

There are a couple of caveats:
  1. Activity is only logged if its set up to be logged. By default most things aren't logged because logging every little thing tends to fill up disk space very fast.
  2. Logs aren't meant for the average home user, they are meant for system administrators (this is also for cutting down on system resources as mentioned in #1) so they may take some deciphering.
Let me know if you have any further questions.