Computers are the place to store lots of private data as well as important documents. When you are not using your computer or away from home, how do you check if your computer is accessed without your permission? Please follow the article below.
When you use your computer for a variety of important purposes, you should set a computer password to ensure your computer’s safety to prevent unauthorized access. If you don’t want to set a problem password, you can check the computer being accessed to detect strangers using the computer in time.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR CHECKING ACCESSED COMPUTERS
Method 1. Use the Windows Event Viewer
Windows Event Viewer is a tool available on all versions of Windows operating system to help you check your computer login history. You can use this tool to filter and check for unauthorized computers.
Press Windows + R to open the dialog box Run later type eventvwr.msc and press Enter to open the Windows Event Viewer window.
On the Windows Event Viewer window, double-click the item Windows Logs and choose Security. Here you will see the login session on your computer.
You can double-click on any login session to check for more information such as account login. Thereby detecting strangers using computers in time if there is a suspicious login session.
Method 2. Display the last login session
This will help your computer display details of the last login session, helping you detect whether a stranger logs on to your computer when you’re away or not.
Open the Run window (Windows + R) and type regedit.
On the window Registry Editor navigate to the directory System Follow the path: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE SOFTWARE Microsoft Windows CurrentVersion Policies System. Then right-click on the System folder, select New -> DWORD (32-bit) value and name the value as DisplayLastLogonInfo.
Double click on the value just created, set the value in the frame Value data was first.
After setup is complete, when you log in the computer will display the last login and any login failed.
Method 3. Enable Logon Auditing to check the login activity
This will help you check your computer is accessed through the number of successful, failed logins on your computer. Note that Logon Auditing mode is only enabled on Windows 7/8 / 8.1 / 10 Professional operating system. Other versions cannot activate this mode.
Continue to open the Run window (Windows + R) and type gpedit.msc
On the window Local Group Policy Editor Find the key Audit Policy Follow this path: Local Computer Policy => Computer Configuration => Windows Settings => Security Settings => Local Policies => Audit Policy and
Double click on the value of Audit account logon events.
In the dialog box Audit account logon events Properties tick 2 values Success and Failure to display the number of successful and failed logins on your computer account then click OK to finish.
The above is a way to help you detect and check the computer being accessed thereby helping you to prevent intruders and theft of your data. In addition to checking and securing computers, you should also secure your Facebook account because Facebook is the largest social network on the planet containing hundreds of millions of data and personal information, so Facebook is a prey. lucrative hackers all over the world.