One of the most popular and convenient ways to transfer or backup your files and folders, Is to do It locally via a given USB device, such as an external hard disk or USB Stick. If you're sharing your PC with multiple users, this also means that they can do the same, by plugging In their very own device Into your computer. If you want to monitor such activity on your PC, In this tutorial, I will show you how to view every USB device that was plugged Into your system.
Personally, I'm the type of user who likes to know everything that's performed on my PC, and If a USB device was physically plugged In without my knowledge, I'd certainly be Interested In viewing It's details. If you're anything like myself, then this tutorial will serve you well.
An analogy Is when a computer gains access to your wireless network- you'd want to Identify It's Intention, namely whether It's a known device or someone with unauthorized access. The same applies with USB devices. The moment you don't recognize one, It's vital to Investigate It further.
As such, I will demonstrate how to view every USB device that plugged Into your PC (past or present), by using a neat little tool named USBDeview. You can download It from the official website, or via this reputable source. So without further ado, let's get this tutorial started.