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PC Pandora Review by Christine FieldPandora Corp
505 E. Windmill Lane #1B-301
Las Vegas, NV 89123
The statistics are frightening. Over one million pedophiles are online each day, and 1 out of 7 kids is approached online by a predator. It makes you wonder whether you should even have a computer in your home, but computers are becoming a necessity of modern life. Our task as parents is to learn to use them safely and to protect our children. We can't be with them all the time while they're online. But we can monitor their activity and shield their access. If you have teenagers, this program can be especially enlightening. PC Pandora works by taking a screen shot every few seconds. You can then go into the program at a later time and page through all the screens. Using this method, you can see any sites they've visited, emails they have written, and chats they have engaged in.
Several other features make this an outstanding program. It records every keystroke, including passwords and log in information. It makes a record of every website visited. You can see this data from any computer in the world, since you can set up PC Pandora to email you the information. If you encounter a site you wish to block, the program will allow you to do this too.
You can run PC Pandora out in the open, or you can set it to stealth mode. It will not show up in the program files and is completely hidden.
Does it make you sad to think about a program like this? In an ideal world, we wouldn't have to check up on where family members have been surfing and what they have been doing. But consider this: If someone in your home is hiding something from you, isn't it a healthy response to bring it into the open where it can be discussed and resolved? No good thing comes from hiding and deception. Let PC Pandora help your family live with honesty and integrity.
Product review by Christine Field, The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine, LLC, March 2007