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Monitoring your kid's PC Usage

You suspect that your kids start the pc sometimes and surf internet without supervision.you wan a record of when your computer started.

Windows maintain an event log which documents all system starts and shut downs.based on that ,the free tool pc on/off time lists the last operating times of the computer and presents it to you in an easy format.
The program is available for free at www.neuber.com/free/pctime/index.html .
After extracting the Zip file to an empty folder,you can directly run the program without the installation process .Just run the file "pconofftime.exe'.The tool immediately shows the time at which the computer was switched on in the last week in a graph.
If you donot wish to use the above software you can also check the log by clicking on to "start" and go to "run" and in run type "eventvwr.msc".The event 6005 is an indicator for a system start and event 6006 is the system shut down .

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does it record all webcam sessions on msn? if so how do you get to them?


no it dont record on msn but it does to your hard drive and it can only be found by fbi computers they dont have programs that they sell to us only internet officals for illeagal internet useage such as kid porn and nude webcam useage all is recorded on hard drive and can be retrieved by officials at any time through windows

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D-link di514


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Try the DSL modem directly connected to the PC.No D-Link Router(powered off and disconnected). Verify that the PCcould surf/browse/connect to the Internet. Go to Start, Control Panel,Network Connections, right click Local Area Connection, Properties,scroll down to/highlight Internet Protocol (TCP/IP), Properties button.Get the IP Add, Subnet Mask, Default Gateway and DNS assigned to the PC(write this down. This will be your WAN/Internet IP settings). Then Disable DHCP of your modem if it has one. OK, close, save or whatever is applicable.

Disconnect the DSL modem from the PC. Connect D-Link Router to PC (wired/LAN) without the modem connected to the router.Go again to Start, Control Panel, Network Connections, right clickLocal Area Connection, Properties, scroll down to/highlight InternetProtocol(TCP/IP), Properties button. Tick "Use the following IPaddress". Enter this IP Add 192.168.0.10, Subnet Mask255.255.255.0,Default Gateway 192.168.0.1 and the DNS from what youhave written down earlier). This will be your LAN IP settings. OK,close, save or whatever is applicable.

Open a browser and log into the D-Link router (192.168.0.1, using "admin" as a username and no password). Do not run Wireless Network Setup Wizard. In WAN/Internet/Modem setting of router enable/check Static IP Add.Usethe IP numbers previously assigned to PC that you have written down asthe router's WAN/Internet/Modem IP settings. OK, close, save orwhatever is applicable. Reboot router. Connect DSL modem to router.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Aug 04, 2008 | D-Link DI 514 Wireless Router (DI-514)

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Setting up Comcast High Speed Internet with a Linksys Router


The following article will describe how to setup Comcast High Speed Internet with a Linksys Router: Connecting your cable modem to the Router 1. First connect directly to your Cable modem without the router and verify that you can get on line. 2. Once you've verified that you can get onto the internet without the router please proceed. If you can not please contact your ISP for further assistance. 3. Now unplug the Ethernet cable that connects to your DSL modem from the back of your computer. 4. Take the connection that you just unplugged from the back of your computer and connect it to the WAN port of the router. 5. Take a different Ethernet cable and plug it into port closest to the WAN port, or into the LAN port. 6. Look on the front of the router. The following lights should be illuminated: - Power - WAN Link - Link/Act (On the port that you connected your computer to) - Note If other lights other than Link/Act are illuminated on this port, that is normal - You may have a few other lights illuminated depending on the model number router you have, but the 3 above must be illuminated for proper connection. 7. Hold the Reset button on the router for 30 seconds or more 8. Restart your computer Checking the MAC address of your Computer Please follow these steps from the computer that was connected directly to the internet with out the router. If you do not, then you may not be able to connect to the internet properly. A. Windows 9x/ME 1. Click on the Start button and click on the Run option 2. When the "Run" window opens please type in winipcfg and click the OK button 3. When the "IP Configuration comes up" click on the gray box the black arrow and select your Ethernet card. 4. Please make note of the "Adapter Address" B. Windows 2000/NT/XP 1. Click on the Start button and click on the Run option 2. When the "Run" window opens please type in cmd and click the OK button 3. When "Command Prompt" appears type in ipconfig /all 4. Please make note of the "Physical Address" Configuring the Router 1. Go to your desktop and double click on Internet Explorer (Located on the Start Menu in Windows XP). 2. When "Internet Explorer" opens type http://192.168.1.1 into the "Address" bar and click on Go. 3. The "Enter Network Password" window will appear. 4. Skip user name and type admin (admin is the default password) as the password, and click OK. 5. By default the router will be set to Obtain an IP Address Automatically. 6. Click on the Advanced tab. 7. Click on the Mac Addr. Clone. 8. When the page loads, input the Adapter/Physical Address you made earlier and input it into the proper fields. 9. Click Apply Finishing the Setup 1. Shut down your PC. 2. Unplug the power from the back of the router. 3. Unplug the power from the modem. 4. Wait for 30 second. 5. Power up the modem. 6. Wait for the lights to stop blinking. 7. Power up the router. 8. Start up your computer. 9. Surf the internet. - *Note: If you are still unable to get on to the internet please repeat from step 1.

Feb 16, 2006 | Linksys EtherFast Cable/DSL Router

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Setting up Comcast High Speed Internet with a Linksys Router


The following article will describe how to setup Comcast High Speed Internet with a Linksys Router: Connecting your cable modem to the Router 1. First connect directly to your Cable modem without the router and verify that you can get on line. 2. Once you've verified that you can get onto the internet without the router please proceed. If you can not please contact your ISP for further assistance. 3. Now unplug the Ethernet cable that connects to your DSL modem from the back of your computer. 4. Take the connection that you just unplugged from the back of your computer and connect it to the WAN port of the router. 5. Take a different Ethernet cable and plug it into port closest to the WAN port, or into the LAN port. 6. Look on the front of the router. The following lights should be illuminated: - Power - WAN Link - Link/Act (On the port that you connected your computer to) - Note If other lights other than Link/Act are illuminated on this port, that is normal - You may have a few other lights illuminated depending on the model number router you have, but the 3 above must be illuminated for proper connection. 7. Hold the Reset button on the router for 30 seconds or more 8. Restart your computer Checking the MAC address of your Computer Please follow these steps from the computer that was connected directly to the internet with out the router. If you do not, then you may not be able to connect to the internet properly. A. Windows 9x/ME 1. Click on the Start button and click on the Run option 2. When the "Run" window opens please type in winipcfg and click the OK button 3. When the "IP Configuration comes up" click on the gray box the black arrow and select your Ethernet card. 4. Please make note of the "Adapter Address" B. Windows 2000/NT/XP 1. Click on the Start button and click on the Run option 2. When the "Run" window opens please type in cmd and click the OK button 3. When "Command Prompt" appears type in ipconfig /all 4. Please make note of the "Physical Address" Configuring the Router 1. Go to your desktop and double click on Internet Explorer (Located on the Start Menu in Windows XP). 2. When "Internet Explorer" opens type http://192.168.1.1 into the "Address" bar and click on Go. 3. The "Enter Network Password" window will appear. 4. Skip user name and type admin (admin is the default password) as the password, and click OK. 5. By default the router will be set to Obtain an IP Address Automatically. 6. Click on the Advanced tab. 7. Click on the Mac Addr. Clone. 8. When the page loads, input the Adapter/Physical Address you made earlier and input it into the proper fields. 9. Click Apply Finishing the Setup 1. Shut down your PC. 2. Unplug the power from the back of the router. 3. Unplug the power from the modem. 4. Wait for 30 second. 5. Power up the modem. 6. Wait for the lights to stop blinking. 7. Power up the router. 8. Start up your computer. 9. Surf the internet. *Note: If you are still unable to get on to the internet please repeat from step 1.

Feb 16, 2006 | Linksys WRT55AG Router

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