Years ago when I had only had a few years experience on a PC I had a program called BBSEE which catalogued BBS listings of files and extracted DIZ file descriptions from Zips. I thought it was very user friendly and showed it to a person who had been into computing for more than 20 years and he thought exactly the opposite-user unfriendly-so that is always subjective. Here is a list of programs I have pulled in the CNEt Download libraries with searc word "internet monitoring". Click on it-browse and download a few that appeal to you and try them out. Then go from there to the purchase point when you find one with the ease of use you want