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History of executed files?

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    Windows 8.1

    History of executed files?


    I just had a random prompt telling me if I want to run an .exe file and I have no idea where it came from. Is there some sort of history record I can look out?

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    Welcome to the forum.

    Windows does not maintain such a log.
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  3. #3


    Posts : 1,875
    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64


    Don't run it if you don't know what it is. Most likely you downloaded it by mistake as you'll not be prompted to run a windows .exe

    You could right click on it and look at properties - that may tell you something but I suggest you run a quick scan with https://www.malwarebytes.org/antimalware/ to be safe.
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