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17 Jan 2011   #1

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Hi I have windows 7 on my computer at my workplace. I have a doubt that somebody used my computer to open a file from a usb stick. And i would like to check that which file has been opened. I tried checking the recent files option but that option was turned off by default i think. Is there any way of finding that out that which file was opened as it is very very important for me to find out. Please help.

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17 Jan 2011   #2

 
 

There's no way to log USB activity that I'm aware of (someone may correct me on this...). But you can keep others from using USB keys on your system, either through a registry edit (you could create and hide reg keys that turn this edit on or off):

Block or Disable USB Pen Drives in Windows 7

Or you could use 3rd party software that password protects ports amongst other features. Here are two links regarding the same program:

MyUSBOnly for Windows 7 - USB Port Security with MyUSBOnly - Windows 7 Download

Password Protect USB Ports – Allow Only your USB in Your PC - Downloads - TechMynd

And here's a google search:

usb port windows 7 password protect - Google Search


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