Monitor Changes occuring in Folder using Folder Monitor
We all have some important files and folders and if you ever want to get notified whenever there are any changes to these directories, then Monitoring software can do this job. Folder monitor is one such small software which will notify whenever changes are made to these directories which includes file changes, renaming, deletion, moving and copying etc.
When started, a tray icon will appear near Windows clock and you can manage everything from there itself. Right click and “Add a Folder” you want to monitor. That’s it. For any modification in this directory, you will notified with a pop-up window. Also, you can customize and select the options for the changes to be notified. It means, you can select among Creation, Deletion or Renaming options.
It is possible to add multiple Folders to be monitored and number of alerts depends on it. Note that in order for the proper functioning of this small program, you will need to install. NET Framework 3.5 or later.
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Do you have any suggestion for this scenario. A pc with windows xp is being used as DVR (security cameras). There has been times when the recording had been disabled by culprits. I have been looking for a solution to monitor the changes to recording folder. The changes will be considered as recording in progress. if there is no change for a sepecific duration a notification to be generated.