Do you want to track the users list that who are logged in users in your computer and when they? Easy ways to know check logged in users in Windows.
By enabling the windows feature you can easily track who logged in your computer.
This guide will help you to collect the list of users who currently logged on in your computer.
This guide helps you to find the active users list in Windows 10 / 8 / 7 versions.
You will find here the best way to see logged in users in your windows server or PC.
You can check remotely that who are logged in and what are they doing on your Windows server.
For an instance, your roommate or someone else may use your computer when you are not around.
Windows will help you with the log files to identify the users name and timings when they used your computer.
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How to Check Logged in Users in Windows
The event is called “The Audit Login Events” which helps to track and check who logged in your computer and time details as well.
Moreover, this will help you to see when uses logged out from the computers.
If you are an administrator and if you want, you can enable logon event auditing on a domain controller also.
How do you enable Audit Logon ?
- Press on Windows Key > type gpedit.msc and press Enter button.
- Now navigate to Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Windows Settings > Security Settings > Local Policies > Audit Policy
- You will see “Audit Logon Event” in the right side.
- Double Click “Audit Logon Event” and make sure that you have enabled “Success” and Failure Attempts.
How do you view Login Events ?
Once you have enable Audit Logon settings, Windows will start log all logon events. This log contains usernames and time to the system security log.
Now Open Event Views (press Windows Key > type Event Viewer then press Enter to Open.
Navigate the Windows Logs > Security Category
Search for Event ID 4624 – Which means for Successful logins. Double click the event to know more details.