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How to Log Key Strokes?

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PCTuneUp Free Keylogger - a surveillance and monitoring application, automatically records all keystrokes (including Alt, Ctrl and other functional buttons) performed on your computer system in your absence. You can thus use this free keylogger software to monitor online chat conversation details, visited websites, incoming and outgoing emails and other online activities to ensure confidentiality of critical information by checking for illegal activities on your computers.

Step 1. Download and Run Free Keylogger

Click here to download PCTuneUp Free Keylogger and install it. Double-click the icon to launch the program.

Tip: why is keylogger useful? A keylogger can be used as a parental control program if you'd like to know whom your kids are chatting with or what they are searching online.

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Step 2. Start Monitor

PCTuneUp Free Keylogger is easy to use and it will immediately start recording the keystrokes once launched. You'll instantly see the keystrokes you have pressed displayed in the program window. It also provides some settings to control the keylogger and manage the reports.

Log Key Strokes

Hidden mode & Spy - by clicking this button the program will shows a confirm window. Click "Yes" to make the program monitor your computer in hidden mode while press the hotkeys you have set to make it visible.

Hidden Mode & Spy

Settings - there are two boxes in the settings window. In "Hidden mode hotkey", enter the hotkey combination you wish to make it visible. For example, to set a hotkey to "Ctrl + Alt + M", press the Ctrl, Alt and M keys together. If you press a single letter or Shift plus a single letter, the hotkey will default to "Ctrl + Shift + Alt + the letter you pressed". To clear a hotkey that has been set previously, press Delete or Backspace.

In "Save key log file every", enter the value of time interval the log will be refreshed or use the default one (60 secs).

Tip: the log file will be automatically saved and updated - no need to manually output it.

Advanced Settings

View Reports - open the log file and you'll see the info of all keyboard activities & typing, date & time, filename, directory, application window, etc. The log reports will be updated and saved after the customized period of time.

Tip: if you want to keep the log as a record, it is suggested that you copy it to another location in case the log file is deleted by chance.

View Reports

Delete Reports - delete the log file. If you keep the keylogger running a new log file will be regenerated after the customized period of time.

Delete Reports

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