How to check if someone logged into your PC

How was that if you can review who logged into your system and what exactly happened after this. This method has also recall itself as a review of the last login. On Windows 10, you can enable the “Auditing logon events” policy to track login attempts, which can come in handy in many scenarios, including to find out who has been using your device without permission, troubleshoot certain problems, and more. When such function is enabled it always track your every single login activity and every step as a history.

To enable logon Auditing to follow the steps:

#1.  First, if you are using MS-Windows this trick is for Windows users only. Open your computer and press Win+R. It opens a run command section at the bottom of your screen. Type gpedit.msc> Ok. Else you can also type in search box Local Search Group Policy and hit Enter.

#2.  From there you have to select Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Local Policies > Audit Policy.

#3.  On the right-hand side, you can see the Audit Logon event policy. Open it and with a new popup screen just mark tick on Success and Failure in event properties. Click on Apply and Ok.

Note:  This will help to keep every login track very single successful or failed login into your system.

To see who logged in:

#1.  Search in taskbar Event viewer and hit Enter. Click on Event Viewer > Windows Logs > Security.

#2.  Now you need to find the Event ID 4624 which feed your all success login logs. In Event ID 4625 feed all failed login logs and Event ID 4634 help at what time the user logged off your system.

#3.  From the event log section, you can find out more relevant information where you can give the access grant to some systems, users and so on.

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