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Monitor what files have been downloaded from a server 2003

How can i monitor what files have been copied off our server (Server 2003) onto a users Laptop / PC.

Mainly Office documents?
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awarren85Commented:
Unfortunately, I don't know of a way to differentiate between opening a document and copying a document from a share.  

You can track who creates, modifies and reads documents from the share.  A free way is to turn on Windows Auditing (Right click the shared folder -> properties -> advanced -> auditing tab).  There are some commercial solutions available that allow for a better, easier way to manage the audit entries, but I've never used them so I can't say if they are great or not.

Try googling "audit file share windows 2003 software" -- several come up.
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raisedcrazyAuthor Commented:
thanks
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raisedcrazyAuthor Commented:
Download Sharemonitor.exe - freeware
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