Ever wondered where does all the data that is automatically downloaded from the internet during browsing goes? Windows creates temporary folders and stores relevant files in them for saving the text, images, audio and video content found on a web page. At the end of the session or upon system restart, these files and folders are deleted and space is made available for new data. However, all of this happens in the background and there is no visual indicator of a temporary files being created, edited, moved or deleted from your system. If you want to monitor the activity in your hard drive regarding operations such as creation and deletion of files and folders, try Windows Explorer Tracker. It is an application for Windows that lets you monitor and automatically record operations done in Windows Explorer, such as Delete, Rename, Create, Insert, Add and Remove action of files and folders. Other that that, it also detects and stores the date and time when a USB flash drive was inserted or removed from the system. Windows Explorer Tracker can also be used to track and record operations on remote host via the mapped network drives. The date and time information is stored in log files which are named according to date for easy retrieval. Keep reading to find out more about Windows Explorer Tracker.
The application has easy-access buttons at the top, while the information about Delete, Rename, Create, Insert, Add and Remove actions appear below it. You can search for the history logs by specifying the start and end date on the main interface, and manage the log files in Windows Explorer. Moreover, you can find the data on specific operations and permanently delete history operations in log files. Clicking the Manage Log Files button takes you to the folder where all the log files are automatically saved by the application.
Click the Options button to specify the Display Format. You can change settings, such as Sequence, Separator, Format, Month, Day etc for specifying the display format for Date and Time.
The list of features listed on the product page are as follows.
- Traces & Records Operations in Windows Explorer Automatically
- Supports File, Folder, Drive and Storage Media
- Supports ‘Delete’, ‘Rename’, ‘Create’, ‘Insert’, ‘Add’ and ‘Remove’ Operations
- Quickly Load History Logs
- Saves Operations by Date to Get Convenient Management
- Supports to Track Remote Host via Mapped Network Drive
The application works on both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.