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is there a way to find when a 'mass storage device' was attached to my machine

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does windows have any location where they store logs for devices plugged into the machiine so i can get information like when or even what it did...?
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by:burmzorz
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yes, the easiest way to do this is to right click my computer go to manage, event viewer and check in the system logs.
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by:memed77
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The event logs won't show when you plugged in a usb drive but will still give you loads of information(for windows xp)
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You may need to turn on auditing for this to give more info in the event logs.


I hope this helps !
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but turning on logging now will only give a log of that point on right? as ap;ose to previous events?
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Yes, it will be be as from that point. There is no way to view the previous ones, sorry.
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