Last Activity View is a free software which you can use in order to view activities done on your computer when you were away. For example, every Windows system keeps track of all the work that’s done on it in a given period of time. Every application which was started, every application which was installed, every file that was opened, everything will be logged, and with Last Activity View, you can easily access those logs and view the usage history of any Windows-based computer.
What you see in the image above is the default interface that waits for you after you start Last Activity View. Application list will be populated with events and actions performed on the system right away, automatically. On top of the list is the classic menu where you have some very basic tools like the Find tool, to check if a certain filename or application name is mentioned somewhere in the log.
Actions which can be Viewed by Last Activity View are:
- Starting and ending of applications installation.
- Created Restore Points.
- User log-on and log-off.
- Network connects and network disconnects.
- Blue screen of death can be logged and viewed later.
- Both application crashes and freezes.
- System started, turned off, put to sleep, resumed from sleep etc.
- File selection in Open and Save As dialogs.
- Opened files, folders and last but not least, started apps.
Last Activity View is a standalone application which you don’t have to install in order to run. It’s also very small, with less than 100KB in size. This free software to view activities on your Windows computer can be used on all the Windows systems, from Windows 2000 to Windows 7, and probably windows 8. Here’s how to check Windows activity logs with Last Activity View.
How to View Activities on Windows Computer with Last Activity View:
Great thing about My Last Activity View is that you do don’t need to install it in order to view activity logs on your Windows computer, because this is not a logger. Like we already mentioned Windows is the one keeping the logs, so the user who’s activity you would like to keep track of, won’t be alarmed seeing an unfamiliar application running. To start viewing these logs, simply start Last Activity View.
Clicking on View option in the top menu will allow you to export the logs as an HTML file, if you need them for future reference.
Last Activity View is great for all those who are suspecting that someone, a family member or a college roommate perhaps is using your computer without your permission. Just by starting Windows their actions that were logged by Windows can be easily opened and read using this free software. Download and try it free.