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Top Ways Employees Are Wasting Time at Work

June 18th, 2015

You provide a PC workstation for your employee to do actual work. How are they actually spending their time? Perhaps not all that surprisingly, Salary magazine reports that 69 percent of polled employees said they waste at least some time at work on a daily basis (even if a good portion of the other 31 percent just told the pollster what they wanted to hear, that’s bad enough). It’s not getting better, either. The problem is up 20 percent from last year.

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Outlook Email Monitoring, Outlook Spy Software

February 26th, 2013

Since its appearance, email still remains one of the most cost-efficient communication channels in the business environment. Billions of emails are sent and received every single day Globally to get in contact, share and exchange various information, papers, etc. and for marketing goals as well. Rather often, emails may contain sensitive corporate information, including trade secrets. That’s why, it is essential to keep track on the whole way your employees send and receive emails.Read More

Best Computer Tracking Software, How to Track Computer Use

September 25th, 2012

Unlimited and unrestricted Internet access at home, school and work has many pros and some cons. As you will probably agree, we are getting more and more addicted to using the Internet for almost everything we do. Today we are getting any necessary information, communicate with other people irrespective of their geographical location, buy various products, order services, etc. just with a few mouse clicks. However, you should also know that the World Wide Web has made life easier for various cheaters looking for victims online.Read More

Activity Monitor 7.0 released

August 2nd, 2012
  • new: View screenshots in sync with reports in Central Logs Database [screenshot]:
    • select a program and view all screenshots for this program in Top Programs report  [screenshot]
    • select a website and view a history of screenshots taken during visits of this website in Top Websites report [screenshot]
    • view screenshots at the bottom of the screen as you navigate through history of used programs, emails, chats, etc.
    • double click a screenshot thumbnail in the bottom panel to view it full size
    • zoom in/out screenshots, view as slide show [screenshot]
    • recommended setting now is to take screenshots from active window only instead of full desktop. It is now default
  • new: View History button added in every tab in the Monitoring window that opens Central Log Database for this computer and user
  • new: screenshots from remote computers are now downloaded together with logs. Get Agent Screenshots command removed. Click Get Agent Log instead
  • new: Options – Location tab: removed folders for screenshots and exports. Screenshots are now stored in the Central Log Database folder under SCR subfolder
  • new: Improved compatibility with antivirus products. Now it’s easy to exclude Agent folder from scans in your antivirus to avoid any positive detection
    with future updates of your antivirus product
  • Fixes since version 6.5:
    • fix: database conversion error on some computers: “error in statement near s”
    • fix: Activity Monitor crashed on some computers when monitored PC’s IP address changes
    • fix: Adobe Reader hanged on some computers with Agent installed resulting in user unable to open PDF files
    • fix: compatibility issue with Microsoft Security Essentials antivirus caused extremely slow file downloads and copying
    • fix: rare crashes when displaying some HTML email messages
    • fix: on some monitored computers Administrator users could find recorded screenshots by searching for jpg files in Windows
    • improved: support of more than 65K rows for export to Excel 2007 or newer
    • fix: error message on computers with MS Outlook 2010 64-bit about no default email client

LAN Spy Software, Program for spying on LAN computers

July 19th, 2012

Technological change made almost any of modern businesses dependent on computer and Internet resources. However, some employees tend to abuse their computer use during working hours that results in overall decreased productivity and critical information leakage. That’s why, it’s highly important for business owners and managers to use LAN spy software solutions to monitor employee online activities and the whole computer usage.Read More

Network PC Monitoring, PC Activity Monitor

February 28th, 2012

There is no deny that the Internet provides us with plenty of opportunities to run a business, find any necessary information and communicate with partners and friends. However, the misuse of these opportunities may cause Internet addiction and, what is worse, complete disavowal of reality. Some people really can’t stop pointless Internet surfing all day long, even when they are at work. If you are a business owner and have a staff that gets unrestricted Internet access, you should be aware that any type of cyberslacking may affect your overall business productivity dramatically.Read More

Remote Desktop Monitoring Software, How to Monitor RDP sessions

January 24th, 2012

Using Windows Terminal Server, Remote Desktop services or Citrix shared desktop services, or XenApp provide business owners, employers and administrators with a remarkable opportunity to get the most advanced computer resources without spending a fortune. However, such remote sessions sometimes present particular problems for tracking, recording and logging user activity. While traditional computer/Internet monitoring systems and keystroke loggers generally prove to be inefficient or even useless in a terminal server environment, many administrators wonder how to monitor remote desktop sessions of their users secretly and in real-time.Read More