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#1 The Artist

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Posted 10 July 2006 - 10:49 AM

I would like to know if it is possible to retrieve data of keystrokes logged on a computer. If so, how? (without programs or hardware). Wife imputted info, but doesn't remember what it was. Can I go somewhere in Win XP and find that info just by a log of key strokes? Thank you for your help

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Posted 10 July 2006 - 10:53 AM

If she can remember a particular word or phrase she typed in you may be able to find it by doing a file search and clicking on the advanced options.
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Posted 10 July 2006 - 11:54 AM

There are programs that do this and are called key loggers but they are very dangerous and are security risks and should not ever be used. The best suggesting I have is to use Wordpad and when she saves something copy and paste the title that it was saved into Wordpad. This way she will have a list of everything she does and only has to remember the Wordpad file name.




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