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Determine when an account was created?

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On a non-AD Win2003 box, how could you determine when a particular account was created?
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You would have to have security auditing on.  The one you are looking for is:
"Audit account management"

Make sure you edit the security log itself and make sure it's large enough that it won't start overwriting your events before you can look at them.
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You could also check the date stamp on the profile folder under C:\Documents and Settings
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I thought of that myself but after looking at the time/date stamp on my workstation it's dated 3/15/07 and it's been a couple months since I built this computer.  Unfortunatly it seems that will not work.
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Try
Dir c:\docume~1 /tc /ad

Admittedly, it does assume that the user logged in the same day the account was created.  But in the event that the logs have already been overwritten...
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