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Last post Author Topic: Personal keylogger  (Read 8389 times)

mouser

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Re: save my writings
« Reply #25 on: July 13, 2016, 04:49 PM »
I find a clipboard tool (of course I use my own, CHS) an excellent emergency backup for such occasions.  All I have to do is Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C and I've got a copy of the text in its current version saved in case of a crash.

I'm sure I'm not the only person who uses a clipboard tool for such purposes.

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Re: save my writings
« Reply #26 on: July 15, 2016, 05:05 PM »
I find a clipboard tool (of course I use my own, CHS) an excellent emergency backup for such occasions.
Further to that, if the OP is typing job applications, the odds are that he is typing the same text repeatedly.  Good clipboard managers such as mouser's superb CHS or ArsClip or many others are excellent for  keeping boilerplate text readily available.

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Re: save my writings
« Reply #27 on: July 15, 2016, 06:18 PM »
@kalos: Did you try Text Editor Anywhere as suggested by @rjbull ?
That seemed like it might offer the most comprehensive recovery options overall.
The in-browser text editing recovery tools (Firefox and Chrome) otherwise all seem to be a bit iffy, in my experience.

I'm going to trial Text Editor Anywhere, anyway. Thanks @rjbull !   :Thmbsup:

from I saw about that program, I don't think it's something suitable
I want a program that will sit in tray and just monitor and save in an dated archive all the text I type

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Re: save my writings
« Reply #28 on: July 15, 2016, 11:15 PM »
I find a clipboard tool (of course I use my own, CHS) an excellent emergency backup for such occasions.  All I have to do is Ctrl+A then Ctrl+C and I've got a copy of the text in its current version saved in case of a crash.
I'm sure I'm not the only person who uses a clipboard tool for such purposes.
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Yes, I'll second that. That's what I do (have done for ages) - use CHS (though any Clipboard Manager would probably do as well).
I did try Text Editor Anywhere, but, though it's quite useful, it's not as easy/simple to use as CHS, and it imposes a complexity and system overhead that I could probably do without.

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Re: save my writings
« Reply #29 on: July 16, 2016, 04:09 PM »
I did try Text Editor Anywhere, but, though it's quite useful, it's not as easy/simple to use as CHS
It does a different job, really.  The advantage over CHS is that you don't need to remember to copy text box contents to the clipboard each time; it saves them automatically.

it imposes a complexity and system overhead that I could probably do without.
I'm surprised - you major in complex systems  :)

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Re: save my writings
« Reply #30 on: July 16, 2016, 04:15 PM »
from I saw about that program, I don't think it's something suitable
I want a program that will sit in tray and just monitor and save in an dated archive all the text I type
TEA lives in the system tray, and saves its files as individual text files named from the time they were made.  If all data were saved in a single file, any crash-corruption of that file might lose everything instead of just the current text.  Of course, you could consider actually trying it out, it's free, and there's a portable unzip-and-go version.

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Re: save my writings
« Reply #31 on: July 18, 2016, 04:29 PM »
Here's an existing thread on exactly the same topic, with some other suggestions:
pls recommend a good benign keylogger
What a pity nobody remembered to search for such a thing before.

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Personal keylogger
« Reply #32 on: November 05, 2017, 02:41 PM »
Hello!

I am looking for a program that will monitor and save all the text I am typing, along with date, window/app info, etc.

Is there a simple solution?

thanks!

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Re: Personal keylogger
« Reply #33 on: November 05, 2017, 03:51 PM »
You could start here on dc:

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Re: Personal keylogger
« Reply #34 on: November 05, 2017, 05:56 PM »
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Re: Personal keylogger
« Reply #35 on: November 06, 2017, 11:05 PM »
If recreation of past tests is your goal in this request...why not use a macro recorder.

Not sure if it would work for your purpose, I don't think it was designed to record a whole (working) day...but you might try any macro recorder similar to: PushThatFreakin'Button. That macro recorder covers all text, but also mouse movements and clicks.

If recording a whole (working) day in one go doesn't work, you can try if it works for an hour and store the results in a folder with the current date as its name.

Storing files in a "dated" folder should be relatively easy to automatize...with a tool like: PushTheFreakin'Button.  ;)  :P

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Re: Personal keylogger
« Reply #36 on: November 07, 2017, 01:13 PM »
I know I asked this before, but I got no proper solution!


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Re: Personal keylogger
« Reply #37 on: November 07, 2017, 01:23 PM »
Use same thread and ask 'any updates, any new ideas'

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Re: Personal keylogger
« Reply #38 on: November 07, 2017, 03:01 PM »
I know I asked this before, but I got no proper solution!

I only skimmed those threads but others seemed to think they offered good solutions & you didnt get back with concrete reasons for disliking them.

So it would be helpful to tell us what you have tried, and why it doesn't suit.

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Re: keylogger
« Reply #39 on: November 12, 2017, 02:25 PM »
Copied text can be captured with plenty of things.

I like using Notepad2 with the /b command line switch to turn it into an automatic pasteboard. Keep in mind that it will not autosave the file. You have to do that manually.

Check the command line switch section in the readme file for more stuff it can do.

Thanks, but I am looking to capture typed text (and copied text now that I am thinking of it)

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Re: Personal keylogger
« Reply #40 on: November 12, 2017, 02:29 PM »
I download the Free Keylogger from here:https://www.raymond.cc/blog/free-and-simple-keylogger-to-monitor-keystrokes-in-windows/
but it was blocked as malware :(
Is there a tested solution?

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Re: Personal keylogger
« Reply #41 on: November 12, 2017, 04:15 PM »
I download the Free Keylogger but it was blocked as malware :(
Is there a tested solution?

Keyloggers are, by their very nature, considered malware.

Most people don't want keyloggers on their system. And they also want to be notified if a keylogger is running on their system so they can get rid of it.

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Re: Personal keylogger
« Reply #42 on: November 12, 2017, 06:35 PM »
but it was blocked as malware :(

Add it to the AV exclude list