Computer History Viewer

Computer History Viewer

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 4 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.1
  • Total Downloads:
    40,130
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 26, 2006
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    383.5KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    33
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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This simple application displays Internet Explorer and Window traces but lacks printing functionality. Computer History Viewer's simple and utilitarian interface makes for easy operation. The program tracks only Internet Explorer and Windows OS.

With the click of an option button, Computer History Viewer instantly shows cookies, cache files, browser history, typed URLs, index.dat files, and the autocomplete memory. The program also displays recently opened documents and previously used application histories. We wish the program provided a method to save or print displayed tracks.

Computer History Viewer is a standalone executable. It doesn't require installation and is small enough to be easily carried on a USB flash drive. Anyone with a need to check traces will find it useful, easy to operate, and informative.

 
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User Reviews
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2 stars

"My security blocked this from being installed"

March 09, 2010  |  By Elizabeth-C

 |  Version: Computer History Viewer 1.1

Pros

Downloads as CHViewer.exe

Cons

Kaspersky identified this as - "not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.AdBar.l" and blocked any further installation. I checked with other security vendors and the reports were mixed.

Summary

Kaspersky, Viruslist.com, Spyware Terminator, A-Squared and Prevx all agree this file is dangerous while Avira-AntiVir and Malwarebytes' both say it's harmless. Some very good company's sitting on ether side of the fence so I guess it comes down to personal choice. I think I'll live without it.

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2 stars

"VIEWER with a link to BUY another program "

July 13, 2007  |  By DH950

 |  Version: Computer History Viewer 1.1

Pros

It easily lets you view various history type files. View ONLY.

Cons

It has no sorting. No built in printing. No full screen view, so if you want print anything you have to copy the whole screen and edit it in another program.

WORST It has a link to $24.95 program called Internet Disk Cleaner whose certificate is not valid, same with the copy on Download.Com. I installed the program, but it appears it is useless unless you PAY, which I DID NOT.

If you want to do any deleting, you will have to find the info shown and do it the manual way or find a more useful program than this one.

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4 stars

"Simple history viewer with limitations"

January 15, 2007  |  By cthibault

 |  Version: Computer History Viewer 1.1

Pros

Easy way to view history, cookies, etc.

Cons

It would be nice to be able to resize screen, sort listings, and view other users' history (so I can monitor my kids' usage from my account).

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4 stars

"history"

November 24, 2006  |  By barakat_khaled

 |  Version: Computer History Viewer 1.1

Pros

view url typed in ie, forms filled and more

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Elongsoft Software
Publisher web site http://www.elongsoft.com
Release Date October 26, 2006
Date Added October 26, 2006
Version 1.1
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 95
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003 Server
Download Information
File Size 383.5KB
File Name CHViewer.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 40,130
Downloads Last Week 33
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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