Can others log in to my pc and see all my files on my drive?

Hi,
Can others log in to my PC at work using their own window's user id and still able to see my files on my hard drive?  If yes, can they copy or have access to these files.  Mainly Word and Excel files.  I have windows 7 and office 2013.  The PC is on the office network and we use AD userid to log in.

Thank you.
lapuccaAsked:
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Nick RhodeIT DirectorCommented:
They can login and see your files if they are a local administrator on the PC.  If they are just a standard user account they wont be able to.
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Alan HardistyCo-OwnerCommented:
If they are a local or domain administrator, then they will see anything on the PC, but if they are just a regular user, then they will only see their documents, pictures etc, not yours.

Alan
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lapuccaAuthor Commented:
Hi NRode,
We are all local admin to our own PC.  so other users are not local admin to my pC.  If these users log into my PC, Windows explorer will not show them my files, correct?
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Nick RhodeIT DirectorCommented:
It will not show those files.  If they are not a local admin they cannot see those files and will get acces denied or you do not have sufficient permissions etc.  But they do have to be a local admin or a domain administrator to see and copy those files.  If a random user just jumps onto your pc and login, they will default to being a standard user on that workstation.
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Joe RudSystems AdministratorCommented:
This also largely depends on where the files are located on your computer.  If they are in c;\users\lapucca then no, other non-admin accounts cannot see them.

If your files are simply at c:\ or other similar location, then yes.

It's worth noting that there are ways around that as well unless your hard drive is encrypted.
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lapuccaAuthor Commented:
Thank you.
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