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  • Can the view of my documents automatically change when my computer is left on and come back to it later?  The view of the documents in the folder was automatically changed from modified descending date to ascending.


    • Edited by Kien Do Thursday, August 1, 2013 12:11 PM
    Thursday, August 1, 2013 11:57 AM

Answers

  • Looks like your fine.  The ANONYMUS LOGON seems to be a network service used by your host machine.  Its probably just service.exe confirming your credentials with the network.  No need for alarm.  Keep your network profile set to Public simply as a matter of security principle.  There is no need to have it set to anything but unless you plan on sharing resources with those on your network.  If you experience any other strange things post back here.  Make sure you run a anti-virus scan, delete your cookies in your internet browser (open Internet Explorer, Tools > Internet Options, select delete under browsing history and make sure Cookies box is checked) and that should do it.  Hope this eases your worries.

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    • Marked as answer by Kien Do Thursday, August 1, 2013 9:02 PM
    Thursday, August 1, 2013 8:18 PM

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  • I would say that would take manual intervention.

    Are you worried?


    Kind Regards, Rich ... http://greatcirclelearning.com

    Thursday, August 1, 2013 1:07 PM
  • If you've left your computer on and you are logged in and you don't have a secure log-in password to access your account then anyone sitting down at your computer can access your files.

    Also, if you are on any network, wireless or wired, if your directories are setup for sharing then anyone who is also on that network can access your files and folders.


    Kind Regards, Rich ... http://greatcirclelearning.com

    • Proposed as answer by Naomi N Thursday, August 1, 2013 5:47 PM
    Thursday, August 1, 2013 2:58 PM
  • Nope, stop worrying, something else accidentally must have changed it.

    Kind Regards, Rich ... http://greatcirclelearning.com

    Thursday, August 1, 2013 3:28 PM
  • Perhaps when you woke your monitor up you clicked your mouse button.  If the click happened in the right place it would reorganize your files.  Does it happen repeatedly?  I think its doubtful that your landlord would hack you computer just to reorganize some stuff.  Also, if your worried about what others can do to your computer over shared Wi-Fi I would change your network location to Public.  To do this in Windows 7 do the following...

    Log on to the network.

    Open Network and Sharing Center by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Network and Internet, and then clicking Network and Sharing Center.

    Click Customize, and then click either Public (for "Public place" networks) or Private (for "Home" or "Work" networks).  You do need Admin privilege/credentials to change this.


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    Thursday, August 1, 2013 3:28 PM
  • It is only illegal if he cracked your password and if you use anything better than WEP, like WPA or WPA2 it doesn't seem likely that your landlord cracked.  Run an anti-virus program, sometimes viruses and other malware can change your directory structure in the process of replicating and/or copy data.

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    Thursday, August 1, 2013 3:49 PM
  • Again, I don't think your landlord cracked your computer.  Frankly, you don't have any evidence to suggest something like that happened.  And since your using his Wi-Fi your options are rather limited.  Again, just to make sure turn your network profile to Public so that all sharing is removed.
    Thursday, August 1, 2013 4:10 PM
  • Unless you are part of a home group he shouldn't have access to your computer without cracking your computers password.  If your still concerned you can check the Event Viewer and look under Windows Logs and then the security logs and look for logons using your username that are out of the ordinary.  There should be a bunch of items here so don't assume something that is described as Logon or Special Logon is a breach.  Look for User Account Management in the Task Category column.  However with your network profile now set to Public he would have to go through quite a bit of trouble to access your computer.
    Thursday, August 1, 2013 4:50 PM
  • User Account Management is the Task Category of whenever a local account logons on to the system.  Logon and Special Logon are for certain process that require elevated permissions to preform their operations.  What do the ANOYMUOUS logon logs look like?  How often do they happen?
    Thursday, August 1, 2013 7:36 PM
  • Looks like your fine.  The ANONYMUS LOGON seems to be a network service used by your host machine.  Its probably just service.exe confirming your credentials with the network.  No need for alarm.  Keep your network profile set to Public simply as a matter of security principle.  There is no need to have it set to anything but unless you plan on sharing resources with those on your network.  If you experience any other strange things post back here.  Make sure you run a anti-virus scan, delete your cookies in your internet browser (open Internet Explorer, Tools > Internet Options, select delete under browsing history and make sure Cookies box is checked) and that should do it.  Hope this eases your worries.

    Remember to 'Mark as Answer' for replies that provided you with a solution.

    • Marked as answer by Kien Do Thursday, August 1, 2013 9:02 PM
    Thursday, August 1, 2013 8:18 PM