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I have personal computer i need know what are the applications, files viewed etc by my son when i am out ...is there any way in windows to see the application log or any other tweaking tool to do this....

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Directory Monitor Utility- monitor files for changes

Directory Monitor Utility allows to monitor a selected folder (and subfolders) for changes. You can select the criteria to monitor from a list, including file name changes, size changes, attribute changes, time changes and more. The program then works in background and generates a HTML log of file system changes. It also offers a statistical overview by clicking on the tray icon while it is running.

http://www.webattack.com/get/dirmonitor.shtml 

Log Monitor- file and directories monitoring tool

Log Monitor is a files and directories monitoring tool. The program periodically checks selected file s modification time and can execute external programs if file s time was changed or not changed. In addition to executing applications, you can also specify other actions which included pop-up notices, sounds, file operations like copy, move etc. and more. You can also combine multiple actions and pass on execution parameters for a more complex action. For directories it handles events as files change, addition or removal. The program is easy to use and makes a very powerful tool for a variety of monitoring and automation tasks.

http://www.webattack.com/get/logmonitor.shtml 

GiPo@FileUtilities- manage and monitor files

GiPo@FileUtilities is a set of 4 utilities that provide file management and monitoring services. MoveOnBoot allows you to easily copy, move, rename or delete files and folders on the next system boot (useful to manage files that are locked by Windows). DirMonitor enables you to monitor selected folders for changes and GiPo@Mount provides local folder substitution and local/remote drive mounting. Also included comes ReadTest which lets you check files and folders for read errors. All the utilities can be integrated into Windows Explorer right-click menu. Useful tool collection for power users.

http://www.webattack.com/get/gipofile.shtml 

GFI LANguard System Integrity Monitor- monitor for file changes

GFI LANguard System Integrity Monitor is a utility that provides intrusion detection by checking whether files have been changed, added or deleted on a Windows NT/2000/XP system. If this happens it will alert the administrator by email. Since hackers need to change certain system files to gain access, this free utility provides a great means to further secure any servers open to attack. After installing System Integrity Monitor, a new service will be added to your system.

http://www.webattack.com/get/fileinteg.shtml 

File Watcher- monitor file changes

File Watcher lets you monitor all file activity on your hard drive in real-time. You can select the directory (optional subdirectories) and the program will report all changes or activities that are taking place in your file system. You can see what files are being modified, accessed, renamed, created and even which files are having their security settings modified. Useful for monitoring shared directories or to keep an eye on what files are being installed or altered during software installations. File Watcher reports fine level of detail not only about whether the file has changed, been created, renamed or deleted but also about which particular file property has been affected.

http://www.webattack.com/get/filesyswatcher.shtml 
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