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Is there any way to detect if someone is snooping on your computer? Are there some kind of logs, for instance..

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Do you mean someone snooping from the internet (like a keylogger) or someone in your household? There are traps you can set for people with physical access to your computer, and there are ways to lock friends and family out of anything you don't want to be public. A good security policy will keep internet intruders out.

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I mean someone snooping in my household. What kind of traps? So there's no log or anything?

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If you use Instant Messaging, there can be logs, or you can disable them. You can password protect your user account, and you can encrypt files of your choice. The event logs will tell you when someone boots the computer, but not much about their activity. You could look in temp files and MRUs (most recently used) to see where they have been. Tell me what you specifically want to protect, and I'll tell you how to keep someone out. That is easier than trying to figure out where they have been.

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