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Is there a software for windows that can use the winapi or something to detect folder access or file accesses by that application?


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marked as duplicate by Synetech, Mokubai, Diogo, 8088, Journeyman Geek Jul 23 '12 at 23:18

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You can use Process Monitor to view/log file/folder activity and set up filters to narrow down the focus to just the files/folders/processes you are interested in.

You can also use Windows Auditing [1][2][3] to monitor file/folder access.

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