How to detect who is Monitoring your computer?

Are you in agitation whether you are being monitored or not? Many users out there might be questioning these to themselves and the curiosity rises when some has been using your computer when you were not around. There are many software available these days that can easily monitor your activities on your computer. But, a lot of times you don’t even have to install software to monitor someone’s computer. Here is the tutorial how you can detect whether your computer is monitored or not.

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If you are connected over a network through wireless and any person having access to your wireless router, then they can monitor your activity without touching your computer.

Windows Group Policy or Local Policy is an inbuilt feature which allows the administrators to change the settings across the computer. Follow the tutorial to make sure that no one is monitoring your computer.

Virus and Malware Scan

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Sometimes the monitoring software remains hidden and it becomes difficult for the user to detect where it is. These can be found by scanning your computer with multiple virus and anti-malware programs. The better way to scan is to perform an offline scan of Windows.

Clean/Repair Install Windows

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In windows you can perform a clean install or a repair install to get rid of any redirected virus or monitoring software. Clean installation of OS will wipe out all data and start from scratch. A repair install is another option that basically resets Windows, but maintains all your data and programs. It is quite recommended to perform a clean install if you really think someone is monitoring you.

Reset and Secure Wireless Router

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If you have wireless router then you may run a risk of getting monitored. It is the easiest way to hack into and it is seen in many cases that a lot of times someone can gain access to it without even hacking. To secure your computer over a wireless router or connection, firstly you need to secure the wireless network using WPA2 with AES or TKIP and then set a password for your router.

The methods described above are few methods to secure your computer from being monitored.

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