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Windows 7: How to know what my friend did by my pc

16 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 Bit
 
 
How to know what my friend did by my pc

Some One used my PC behinde me ,I want to know what does he did with the PC
IS there something like the registry write every act ?


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16 Sep 2011   #2
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Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Nothing like that exists but you can find out where they were on the web by searching temp or tmp files. At least you can see what sites were visited. You can also have a look at Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Programs and Features to see if any new programs were installed and checking you browser for new toolbars.
May be a good time to change or add a password to the computer.
Is there an issue you need help with?
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16 Sep 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 Bit
 
 

I want to know wich sites he were ,and wich software he installed !
In Control Panel I cant find what softwares he installed if he unistalled it
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16 Sep 2011   #4

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

if you go to control panel / programs and features then set the view to details.

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then click at the top where it says "installed on"

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then it will give you a window with a calendar

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and you can select the day you think anything was installed also you can check the boxes for changes over the week, month etc.
also check the browser history they may have deleted their browsing activity but maybe not,


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16 Sep 2011   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 Bit
 
 

Thanks for the reply,But i know this way,I meant I want to see wich software he did install them and then unistall them before I back
The jump list doesnt work now ,I think he used Ccleaner
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16 Sep 2011   #6

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by baxxter View Post
Thanks for the reply,But i know this way,I meant I want to see wich software he did install them and then unistall them before I back
The jump list doesnt work now ,I think he used Ccleaner
Baxxter, I think your out of luck figuring out what was installed and then uninstalled and ran ccleaner.

One thing is that you can look at the programs directories and maybe the uninstall did not remove the directory that was created when he installed some software.
Just a chance..

As was said earlier, I recommend a password change immediatly.

rich
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16 Sep 2011   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit (Build 7600)
 
 

Have you checked your Internet history? That's probably the easiest way to find out what websites he went on, unless he cleared the history.
If he did, just check your 'temp files' like everyone else has suggested.
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16 Sep 2011   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64 Bit
 
 

where do i find this 'temp files'
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16 Sep 2011   #9

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Your best bet IMO would be to do a System Restore to a point before your "friend" started to play with your computer, and change your logon password ... then have a long talk with him about using your computer ....

This will show you how to do a System Restore to restore your Windows 7 system files to an earlier point in time. It's a way to undo system changes to your computer without affecting your personal user files, such as e‑mail, documents, or photos.

System Restore
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16 Sep 2011   #10

Vista Ultimate X64/ Windows 7 Dual-boot
 
 

I love spies....
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