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I am on windows 7 with adminstrator privileges.

Is there an event log that can show me all the .exe files executed in the last 2 hours (for example) ?


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No, there isn't. – Harry Johnston Apr 2 '12 at 0:11
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Not by default. You could turn on file system auditing and filter for certain files. Look at the audit policy under local security policy.

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