Solved

print logs windows 7

Posted on 2016-11-11
3
94 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-14
Do windows 7 and above devices give any clues on what documents a user sent to a printer, and if so where on the file system or registry would this evidence reside?
0
Comment
Question by:pma111
3 Comments
 
LVL 28

Accepted Solution

by:
Michael Pfister earned 250 total points
ID: 41883593
When enabled the print spooler will log this information to the Windows Event log.

https://www.techwalla.com/articles/how-to-check-printing-history
0
 
LVL 4

Assisted Solution

by:Uttam Kumar
Uttam Kumar earned 250 total points
ID: 41883700
Click "Start," type "eventvwr” (without quotation marks) in the Search box and press “Enter.” Expand “Applications and Services Logs,” and then expand “Microsoft.” Click the “Operational” log. If enabled, you should see a list of print jobs and print events,
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:pma111
ID: 41885990
does anyone know which of the evt files these events would live in, as all we have is copies of the evt files and there are several from the config folder
0

Featured Post

Ransomware: The New Cyber Threat & How to Stop It

This infographic explains ransomware, type of malware that blocks access to your files or your systems and holds them hostage until a ransom is paid. It also examines the different types of ransomware and explains what you can do to thwart this sinister online threat.  

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Examines three attack vectors, specifically, the different types of malware used in malicious attacks, web application attacks, and finally, network based attacks.  Concludes by examining the means of securing and protecting critical systems and inf…
Knowing where your website is hosted is as important as the features you receive, the monthly fee, and the support you receive. Due diligence should be done when choosing your next hosting provider.
In this video, we discuss why the need for additional vertical screen space has become more important in recent years, namely, due to the transition in the marketplace of 4x3 computer screens to 16x9 and 16x10 screens (so-called widescreen format). …
This Micro Tutorial will go in depth within Systems and Security in Windows 7 and will go into detail regarding Action Center, Windows Firewall, System, etc. This will be demonstrated using Windows 7 operating system.

773 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question