PC Spy - Keyboard Keystroke Key Logger

PC Spy - Keyboard Keystroke Key Logger

Download Editors' Rating:
2
Mediocre
Average User Rating:
1.0
out of 1 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1
  • Total Downloads:
    4,945
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 28, 2007
  • Price:
    Free to try (Limited Screenshots and Keystrokes); $19.94 to buy
  • File Size:
    387.43KB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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This app is a simple keystroke and screenshot capture utility that suffers from a few problems. PC Spy's interface identifies the program as PC Surveillance Pro. The program's Help button leads to a suspended Web site. Both fail to inspire confidence in this software.

The dialog box control panel offers a few easily set options. Using simple pull-downs, you can quickly set how often to take screenshots and specify their quality. To save space, it is easy to set the app to take screenshots only if there has been system activity. Oddly for a spy program, there is an option to play a sound each time a screenshot is captured. You can quickly set a daily schedule, but there's little flexibility beyond that.

The control panel also offers single-click access to the saved screenshots and keystroke log. The log contains simple date, time, window name, and entered keystrokes. Our testers found the screenshots more useful than the poor keystroke data. Often the window is not identified or keystrokes are not captured. Both screenshots and the key log are in easily found unencrypted folders and files.

The program's hot key to redisplay the control panel failed to work for our testers. We were forced to close the application's process to end screenshot and keystroke capture. PC Spy is a bumbling attempt at monitoring software. It's poorly designed and suffers from numerous problems. Find another option to monitor user activity.

 
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1 stars

"Not Worth It!!!"

June 28, 2007  |  By Emillyah

 |  Version: PC Spy - Keyboard Keystroke Key Logger 1

Pros

was easy to install but that is about all that is good..

Cons

Installed pretty easy .. but can't unistall it.. it does take screen shots but can't see them.. I'm not pleased with this at all.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1
This version is the first release on CNET Download.com.
General
Publisher PCM Software
Publisher web site http://www.pcm-software.co.uk
Release Date June 28, 2007
Date Added June 28, 2007
Version 1
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Monitoring Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 387.43KB
File Name pspd.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 4,945
Downloads Last Week 1
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Limited Screenshots and Keystrokes
Price $19.94
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