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Hello

I am looking for C# code where I give specific file/directory name, I can get list of information about applications and programs accessed that file in Windows..!

What I have tried:

I've tried with Filesystemwatcher available in VS
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Updated 21-Jun-18 5:59am
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Richard MacCutchan 21-Jun-18 10:43am
   
There is no audit trail of file accesses, so FileSystemWatcher is the only option.

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Solution 1

You can't - windows does not keep a record of what applications accessed which file by default.

You may find this interesting though: Auditing File Access on File Servers – Premier Field Engineering[^]
   

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