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Replying to How To Setup Parental Controls In Windows Vista
Posted 04 December 2007 - 10:22 AM
I cant disable it and the administrator is gone on holidays! and I'm certain he didnt enable it? could windows update have deemed it nessacary to enable it!
all the children in this gaff are over 18 but that never stopped us before!
Posted 10 December 2007 - 11:34 AM
And well style
Posted 08 December 2007 - 05:59 PM
Why set up parental controls anyway....it soooo sucks!
Some parents actually like the idea, that's why Microsoft did it for the XBOX 360.
Posted 08 December 2007 - 11:34 AM
Posted 27 May 2007 - 04:12 PM
Posted 23 April 2007 - 01:16 PM
Parental controls are a great first step to keeping children safe online. To configure Parental Controls your computer must be set up with at least one password-protected administrator user account.
To Set up parental controls
1- Log in to a user account that has administrative privileges.
2- Click the Start button, choose Control Panel, and click Set up parental controls for any user.
3- You come to a page that shows the name and picture for each user account youíve created Click the user account for which you want to set up parental controls.
To Define Web restrictions
1- To define Web restrictions, click Windows Vista Web Filter.
2- There are many ways to block Web content. The first step is to choose the first option, Block some websites
3- To define specific Web sites that the user can view, select " Only allow websites which are on the
4- click "Edit the Allow and block list". Under the Website address heading, type or paste the URL of a single site and the click "Allow" or "Block".
5- To prevent user from viewing only the sites you put in that Blocked websites list. donít select the Only Allow websites which are on the allow list option. And finally click OK.
To set time limits
1- To specify times when the user is allowed to use the computer, click Time Limits
2- Youíll see a grid of days and times. Initially all squares are white, meaning there are no restrictions. You can click any time slot for which the user isnít allowed to use the computer to turn it blue.
3- Finally click OK.
To Control game play
1- To control the userís game play, click Games.
2- If you donít want the user to use the computer for game play at all, choose No. Otherwise, choose Yes.
If you choose Yes, you can block games based on content. Click Set game ratings. Your first options will be based on ESRB ratings
3- To prevent the user from playing games that have no ESRB rating, choose Block games with no rating. And then select contents you want to block.
4- Click OK after making your selections. Then click OK again to return to the main parental controls page for the user.
To Block and allow programs
1- Click Allow and Block Specific Programs.
2- to allow the user to use all programs select "<user> can use all programs".
3- To restrict programs, choose <user> can only use the programs I allow. And then select programs you allow.
5- Click OK
To View User Activity Reports
As an administrator, you can view the report for any user at any time Click View activity reports.
The report shows the top 10 visited Web sites overall, the last 10 visited sites, file downloads, login times,
programs used, games played, instant messaging information, e-mails sent and received, and more. Basically
you get to see everything the user has done.