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Hi. First time posting here. I'm not sure if this belong in the Windows XP support forum. Here's my question. Are there any software programs that can detect surfing history?
 

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If this isn't the correct forum, could a mod move it please. Can anyone help suggest a software program for tracking surfing history.
 

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Internet Explorer keeps track of your surfing history until you clear the history. But windows also keeps track of it in a file called Index.dat. You can use a utilitly called Index.dat Suite to view all the Index.dat files on your computer.
 

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your firewall may also keep logs of such activity...I know my Norton one does, and has the option of configuring the size of the file (the larger the file size, the longer back in time it will go)
 

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Internet Explorer keeps track of your surfing history until you clear the history. But windows also keeps track of it in a file called Index.dat. You can use a utilitly called Index.dat Suite to view all the Index.dat files on your computer.
I'm sorry if I wasn't more clearer. I meant keyloggers. What is the best keylogger? Software? Hardware? On all the history options of both IE and Firefox, my kids put ZERO in this option. I don't want to change it, then they would be suspicious. That's why I wanted some suggestions on the best keylogger.
 

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First:as they are kids you may change them into guest users So they will not be allowed to control the Computer as they were in the admin
Second :Keylogger link removed by management, see below post regarding our rules.
Third:if you want to prevent them from visiting Sites that Content a 18+ stuff you may use:

APE (Automated Porn Eliminator)
Brightfilter
Block Porn
NetDog Internet Porn Filter

and for deleting any Porn file you can use Content Scanner
but I really didnt try it So you may ask someone who tried it before
 

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Hi,

I know you probably don't want to hear this, by why not (instead of spying on them) sit down with your children and explain to them that there is NO reason for anyone in this house to visit the sites you are wanting to monitor. Tell them, what is good for them is good for you, so you are putting a program on there to make sure that even you don't accidently visit someplace with a misplaced click. I believe that openess and honesty will gain the respect of your children much quicker than the "gotcha" premise.
 

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Hi,

I know you probably don't want to hear this, by why not (instead of spying on them) sit down with your children and explain to them that there is NO reason for anyone in this house to visit the sites you are wanting to monitor. Tell them, what is good for them is good for you, so you are putting a program on there to make sure that even you don't accidently visit someplace with a misplaced click. I believe that openess and honesty will gain the respect of your children much quicker than the "gotcha" premise.
I appreciate your reply, however, I don't want to get into specifics on why I'm doing this. I just wanted advice on if people have used this software or similar softwares and if they thought it is reliable.
 

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Sorry, I quote the Rules of this forum, among which state:

We will not provide any user with information about the location of websites that assist with software pirating, hacking, password cracking and keystroke recording software. Furthermore we will not offer advice, assistance or instruction with regard to any of the above activities, illegal or otherwise.
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We do understand that the majority of requests may be legitimate, but we do not have the means to discern these from non-legitimate requests.
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