[thechat] [OT] IM Question

Chris Marsh chris at ecleanuk.com
Fri Jul 25 06:10:10 CDT 2003


> A friend of mine has grounded her kids ... <shrug /> ... it 
> happens.  She 
> also cancelled their computer use privileges.
> She's looking to find out if 'Instant Messaging' leaves any 
> kind of footprint 
> behind - so she can bust the kids if they are IM-ing their 
> buds while she is 
> at work.
> I've never used IM - so I don't have a clue.
> {It's an old Win box and <sigh> uses AOL. I'm not sure what 
> IM client - 
> probably whatever AOL recommends/comes with.}

I have a solution for you, but it may be a bit OTT. Try Perfect
Keylogger from http://www.blazingtools.com/. There is a free "Lite"
version, which should enable her to check if anyone is doing anything on
the computer.


Chris Marsh

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