SQL Log reader for read

Do you know of software that will log READS on a table on a  SQL Server 2008 database and allow us to find who read a specific record in the table? Note that I am asking about reads not changes.
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
SELECT commands aren't logged. You can know who access the data by activating the SQL Server Audit.
lcohanDatabase AnalystCommented:
Of course - you can use SQL Profiler however...please use it with EXTREME CAUTION against production systems as it may even bring down your server if you "log" too much like the "default" profiler trace. Set filter to Database.Table as you said and drop useless columns from the Profiler trace like binary for instance...please see "How To: Use SQL Profiler"


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masterofallAuthor Commented:
The application software developer said that the software would generate too many false reads because it reads records in the background that the users never looked at. Id addition it would almost certainly bring down the server.
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Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
With Audit you can filter the information that you want to capture, like for example all access except those ones that runs on background. And Audit isn't heavy as Profiler so would never bring down the server.
masterofallAuthor Commented:
Victor, here is a generic example using an imaginary student management system.  We are tying to find out who accessed student  201510 record. User A opens student  201510 record and viewed it. User B searched for a list of students who plays football, the software reads 100s of records presents a list box to User B, the list box includes students 201510 and 117433.  User B clicks on students 117433 and viewed it but never clicked on 20150.  How we prevent audit from generating a read  that indicates that user B read record 20150?
Vitor MontalvãoMSSQL Senior EngineerCommented:
Please open another question for this one.
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