Active WebCam has options that control the general appearance of user interface as well as options related to specific features.
 
To change Active WebCam options
The Program Options dialog box appears.
The Program Options dialog box fields:
 
Click to select Open Session at Startup if you want the program to open a previously saved session at startup.
If you select Session File Name, the program will always open the specified session.
If you select Last Saved Session, the program will open a recently saved session.
 
Click to select Start on Windows Startup if you want that a shortcut to the program will be created in Windows's "Startup" menu. It forces to run the program every time when Windows start up.
 
If Start as Service is selected, the program starts automatically at system boot and executes even when no user is logged on to the system (this feature is not available under Windows 95, 98, and ME).
You might need to be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group in order to manage the services on your computer. To open Services manager, click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel. Double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Services.
For information about using Services, click Help on the Action menu in Services.
 
Click to select Run Minimized if you want the program to be in minimized state after start.
 
Click to select Minimize to Task Tray if you want the program not to be presented in task bar when you click the minimize button.
The program displays an icon in the sys tool tray at the bottom right of your screen. This icon helps you to operate with the minimized program:
 

 To have the program completely invisible when it minimized,  click to select "Stealth" mode when minimized. In this mode the program doesn't display any icon in the sys tool tray and it is not presented in the task bar tray. To show the program you need to press defined key combination (the "Shortcut").
 
Click to select Hide the "Stealth Mode" Warning Box to force the program not to show a notification window when it's going to "Stealth Mode".
 
Click to select Protect from Opening From Task Tray or from "Stealth" mode with Password if you want the program to ask for password when a user clicks icon in the sys tool tray.
 
Logs
 
Click to select Log HTTP viewers to the "HTTP_Log.txt" file to cause program to write viewers's IP addresses to the log file.
 
Click to select Log motion events to the "Motion_Log.txt" file to cause program to save motion information to the log file.
 
Click to select Log Program Events to the "Events_Log.txt" file to cause program to save alerts to this file.
 
Watchdog
 
Watchdog is small software, launched by the program that monitors and automatically reboots the program if it's locked-up.
 
To enable Watchdog:
The Program Options dialog box appears.
If the program does not respond for a specified number of consecutive polls, it can be restarted.
 
To monitor and restart frozen program click to select the Restart the program if no response for check box.
 
If Watchdog attempts to restart the program and it fails to restart for a specified number of consecutive attempts, the operating system can be restarted.
To reboot the computer if this frozen program cannot be restarted click to select the Reboot the computer if the program fails to restart after check box.
 
If computer works less stable in time the operating system can be restarted periodically by this watchdog.
 
To configure Watchdog to reboot the computer periodically click to select the Reboot the computer periodically check box and select a period. The computer can be rebooted hourly, daily, weekly or monthly.
 
If the program uses too much CPU time for a specified number of consecutive polls, it can be restarted.
 
To configure Watchdog to reboot the computer if CPU usage too high click to select the Reboot the computer if CPU usage exceeds check box and select maximum CPU usage value and time period specified in polls.
 
 
 
 
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