Hello Reader,
       I hope your enjoying the return of these weekly challenges. I’ve enjoyed seeing more people understanding that there is so much we don’t know and how we together can push things forward. This week we will continue that effort with a change in focus, let’s talk about Windows Timeline before moving onto MacOS next week.

The Prize:
$100 Amazon Giftcard

The Rules:

  1. You must post your answer before Friday 5/1/20 7PM CST (GMT -5)
  2. The most complete answer wins
  3. You are allowed to edit your answer after posting
  4. If two answers are too similar for one to win, the one with the earlier posting time wins
  5. Be specific and be thoughtful
  6. Anonymous entries are allowed, please email them to dlcowen@gmail.com. Please state in your email if you would like to be anonymous or not if you win.
  7. In order for an anonymous winner to receive a prize they must give their name to me, but i will not release it in a blog post


The Challenge:
Windows Timeline is an amazing source of user data, however like all things it has limitations. Answer the following questions:
1. How long before an action is taken before it is committed to the Windows Timeline database
2. What process and/or service creates the events
3. What call do developers need to make to support it
4. What is excluded?
5. When do events get removed?