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juliem

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Does anyone out there know how can I find out when and if someone looked at a Microsoft Word Document that I have on my computer. I have Windows XP 2000, and the file is not hidden or protected in anyway. It should be. Is there anyway to see when the document was last accessed/read? If I were to click on it, and select properties, it would say that it was accessed today. The properties would tell me when it was created and the last time it was changed or modified in anyway, but that isn't my concern. I want to know if someone other than myself got onto my computer and viewed the file. Any suggestions?
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viewed the file or changed it?
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I last entered/opened the document on Thursday, April 21st. I changed it by adding more text. I have not opened it, or changed it in anyway since then. I only want to know if someone has opened it to view it since then. Is there a way that I can see that?
I tried to practice on another file I have that is also saved in Word. I right clicked on the file icon and selected properties. It showed me the date that the file was created, and the last date that the file was modified (or changed) in anyway. But because I had clicked on it, it showed me that today's date was the date that the file was last accessed. Can I find out when a file was accessed without selecting it myself, and therefore changing the date stamp to the current date?
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That's funny, I just selected the properties of one of my word documents that I havn't opened in over a week and it showed the last access as the 11th. However, the when I went back and right clicked on it again (then selected properties), it showed the access date as the 25th. So for the most part, it seems to be working for me.

What version of Microsoft Office are you using, that may have somthing to do with it (I've got 2003).
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