Author Topic: Allowing a keylogger  (Read 3199 times)

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jimsmithjr

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Allowing a keylogger
« on: August 13, 2004, 09:28:50 PM »
I am very happy with Avast and am using it on two PC's.  I have a family member that needs to be tracked to keep him "out of harms way".  I would like to use a keylogger program, but I can't use it without pausing the Standard Shield.  I tried adding the location of the program under the Advanced tab of the Resident Task Settings, but no go.  How can I tell Avast to allow the intrusion?

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Re:Allowing a keylogger
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2004, 09:32:30 PM »
If you have XP, create a user account for "him" and setup the group/user policy so he can't do harm. Much better way. No need to bring a security risk to your comp with a keylogger.

Look HERE for many security options you can set.

Using a keylogger will not "keep him out of harms way". He first does things, gets in trouble and only then you see it. Better prevent him from getting into troubles.
« Last Edit: August 16, 2004, 01:10:00 PM by Eddy »

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Re:Allowing a keylogger
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2004, 12:53:37 PM »
Adding the path to the list of exclusions for the Standard Shield should work. What is the exact path / filename?