You have to enable process auditing in your Windows instance, you can use Group Policy Editor (
gpedit.msc) or Local Security Policy (
You should configure Security Settings --> Audit Policy --> Audit Process Tracking or use Advanced Audit Policy Configuration --> System Audit Policy --> Detailed Tracking.
After enabling process auditing, Windows will register the following events in Security log:
4688 – A new process has been created.
4689 – A process has exited.
This is an example of an event (process creation):
A new process has been created.
Security ID: S-1-5-21-1388294503-2733603710-2753204785-1000
Account Name: Administrator
Account Domain: HACKEM
Logon ID: 000332DD
New Process ID: 0000254C
New Process Name: C:\Program Files (x86)\Jitsi\Jitsi.exe
Token Elevation Type: TokenElevationTypeLimited (3)
Creator Process ID: 00001010
Process Command Line:
Token Elevation Type indicates the type of token that was assigned to the new process in accordance with User Account Control policy.
Type 1 is a full token with no privileges removed or groups disabled. A full token is only used if User Account Control is disabled or if the user is the built-in Administrator account or a service account.
Type 2 is an elevated token with no privileges removed or groups disabled. An elevated token is used when User Account Control is enabled and the user chooses to start the program using Run as administrator. An elevated token is also used when an application is configured to always require administrative privilege or to always require maximum privilege, and the user is a member of the Administrators group.
Type 3 is a limited token with administrative privileges removed and administrative groups disabled. The limited token is used when User Account Control is enabled, the application does not require administrative privilege, and the user does not choose to start the program using Run as administrator.
A screenshot of the event log is included: