HomeGuard Activity Monitor

HomeGuard Activity Monitor 2.6.1

Powerful computer monitoring program

HomeGuard Activity Monitor is a powerful computer monitoring program that can be configured to protect children of all ages. View full description

PROS

  • Email notifications
  • Great control over every monitoring service
  • Email, chat, and hardware monitoring
  • Effective keywoard and site blocking
  • Keylogger

CONS

  • Trial only; no free version

Excellent
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HomeGuard Activity Monitor is a powerful computer monitoring program that can be configured to protect children of all ages.

Letting a child use an an internet-connected computer can be nerve wracking. There are certain parts of the internet that aren't appropriate for children. HomeGuard Activity Monitor helps elevate some of those fears with powerful parental controls.

Out of the box, HomeGuard Activity Monitor is massively impressive. It comes with hundreds of blacklisted sites and words, meaning there's no need to create your own blacklist. Alternatively, you can add sites to a white list to be allowed. HomeGuard Activity Monitor keeps an impressively-detailed log of everything that has been done on the computer, including logging keystrokes. Blacklisted websites are blocked automatically and won't load. HomeGuard doesn't warn the user that a site has been blocked.

Security is something that HomeGuard Activity Monitor excels at. During installation, you will be required to enter a master password to even access the application. Once installed, HomeGuard Activity Monitor runs quietly in the background. Users will never know that they are being monitored unless specified. The administrator with access to HomeGuard Activity Monitor can also allow certain users to avoid monitoring all together.

HomeGuard Activity Monitor is packed with features. The features covered in this review barely scratch the surface. Every aspect of computer use can be monitored and controlled. There are even options to control and monitor hardware like USB drives and printers.

Overall, HomeGuard Activity Monitor provides parents an extraordinary amount of control over their child's computer use, much more so than simple web browsers like Weblock for Kids.

Parental controls and activity monitoring.

HomeGuard is an advanced parental control and activity monitoring tool for family and child safety online and offline. Once installed HomeGuard will silently and automatically block all pornographic and inappropriate content online and record detailed website activity including time of visit and time spent on each website. Plus a built in keylogger, activity based screenshots, chat and email monitoring and filtering, program/games blocking....

HomeGuard Activity Monitor can be used not only for protecting kids and family but can also be used at work environments to help reduce lost productivity.

Automatic content filtering of websites, chat messages and email for pornographic or inappropariate content or for a list of words defined by you. Internet content filtering cannot be circumvented by the use of proxy servers, all Internet traffic is filtered regardless of ports or destination, all while keeping the use of CPU and memory to a minimum through the use of advanced search and identification algorithms, thus adding very little to no overhead to computer and Internet speed.

HomeGuard Activity Monitor

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HomeGuard Activity Monitor 2.6.1

User reviews about HomeGuard Activity Monitor

  • TonyaH2

    by TonyaH2

    "very good parental control tool."

    The exe file download blocking is great because even though I set time restrictions for the kids's favorite games, an...   More.

  • fvela

    by fvela

    "safe and efective"

    By far the best efective filter for web that I used. Does not bother to much. Mostly all unapropiate webs just do not...   More.