This tag should be used for discussions about Microsoft Family Safety, or about Parental Controls on Windows 7 and below.

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How to block accessing to website using c# software? [closed]

everyone. I want to make parental control application for windows. I have a question?- How can I block accessing to website?Note: I don't want to use HOSTS file. Because it's bad way.I want to ...
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How can I disable LAN connection for one specific windows user?

I need to disable LAN connection for one certain standard user on laptop. I want my daughter to have unlimited access to internet on wi-fi in library/school etc (user1 with disabled LAN)limited ...
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block websites on windows while maintaining access to admin and super-admin rights

The motivation is to block myself from accessing certain distracting websites while still being able to add/remove programs, change settings etc. Can the built-in parental controls deliver this ...
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K9 web protection installation: active connection is required

I have tried to install K9 Web Protection on my windows 10 x64 machine several times. But every time after pressing install in the following picture, It says Not Responding And finally I get ...
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Standard Users unable to log in because Group Policy Service not running

I have a laptop running Windows 7 Ultimate. I can log in with my account, but when any of my kids tries to log in with their respective accounts, they get the error,"Windows could not connect to the ...
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Allowing/denying apps per user linux

Is there a way, long if need be, to have a whitelist on linux mint for one or multiple groups/users of applications that they can be opened? Example: User 1 and User 2 can only open firefox whereas ...
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Setting up DNSMasq to supply different DNS servers to set address ranges on a DD-WRT router

I have set up parental controls on my DD-WRT router using the instructions here. Basically it has parent's devices and children's devices set up into different address ranges and then has you set up ...
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How to allow users to login on windows 10 via mobile app/notification? [closed]

Is there a way to allow access to your pc for a limited time via a mobile app? Suppose you are at work and you want to allow the kids to use the pc for one hour? how would you go about it?Searching ...
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how do I make my wifi actually use these parent control settings?

ubee router parent controlsI create a "kid1" user in this admin interface, but where do I login as kid one? When I connect to the wifi from Mac OS or iOS it just wants the normal wifi password. Do I ...
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Microsoft family features asks to verify account even though account removed from family

Summary: "Windows Family Features" is blocking access to Google Chrome on my child's Windows 10 machine even after removing child's account from Windows Family. Detail:My son is the local ...
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Microsoft Family Safety app blocking not reliable

I have a Windows 10 tablet for my kid. I have it setup through Microsoft Family Safety such that certain app is blocked. I tested it and it worked. However, I found out that my kid can simply bypass ...
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Windows 10 Parental Controls

I am trying to limit an account on my computer. It is an admin account (standard account is too restrictive to be useful), not the local admin. I ran:Found a way. Just run Command Prompt as ...
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How do I subject web search results to parental control tools like dansguardian?

The problem: I have good reasons to filter web browsing on my PC. These filtering should be robust. Allowing web search results to go unfiltered is unacceptable, as well as blocking search engines ...
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How do I prevent a chrome extension from being removed?

I am using Blocksi parental controls chrome extension to block access to confidential websites that I login to on my laptop, for in case someone uses my laptop without permission, but the person can ...
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Why use Microsoft account login as an adult in the family? [duplicate]

We have a family computer running Windows 10. My kids use their Microsoft accounts to log in, so that I can use parental controls. I have a Microsoft account too, but is there any reason for me to log ...
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Unexpected kernel model trap error using windows 8.1 family safety and avast

Does anyone know of a way that I can use the family safety feature in Windows 8.1 (64 bit) and keep Avast Internet Security 2016? I am using Windows 8.1 which allows for applying family safety to ...
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Silent version of parental controls for Windows Vista

This question is in a familial context. The concerned people have only minimal knowledge to use their computer. I can't teach them anything security related.In order to protect a user to install ...
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Can Norton Family warn the user shortly before a time limit arrives?

BackgroundI have ADHD and have been struggling with Internet overuse. I've been off my ADHD medication lately and hope to discuss this with my psychiatrist eventually. I've tried twelve-step, and ...
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Looking to adapt this terminal command to block pages, not full websites

I am trying to block a specific page on a website (a Reddit thread) from being accessed on my Mac laptop. It contains the answers to a mystery game I got for my fiancée, and I want to make sure she ...
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Is there any way to implement parental controls in image searches on Windows 10?

I'm trying to find a way to enable parental controls on image searches.My daughter (7) has a surface pro with Windows 10, but the parental controls seem to only apply to actual sites.If she does a ...
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Can't seem to block Youtube using Qustodio

Win10: I've been limiting my kid's computer time using Qustodio mostly successfully for the past several months. However, I can't seem to block youtube. Neither an explicit youtube rule, or time ...
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Windows 10 Microsoft Family account for Child gone missing / unable to use outlook.com

I have created 2 child accounts on a Windows 10 laptop a month ago. It seems like a really cool feature that I can get weekly updates on what's going on. The weekly update used to give me the name ...
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Windows 10 Family Safety: Time limits and screen locking

I recently set up my son's computer with family safety, and I have him limited to 3 hours of total screen time per weekday. I have told him that when he gets up to go outside, eat, or whatever to lock ...
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Windows 10: how to setup login time limits (a.k.a. “parental controls”) if you don't want to login with a Microsoft account?

When creating accounts on Windows 10, you get a choice between "Your family" and "Other users".If you choose "Your family" you are forced to use a Microsoft account to sign in. There are various ...
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Windows 10 Child account problems

I have a laptop that was running Windows 8.1 that I've recently upgraded to Windows 10 Pro. I had to delete my six year old son's local account because Child Accounts now have to be Microsoft ...
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How do I disable Cortana in Windows 10 or at least disable web search results from it (for other users)?

Is it possible for me (parent/admin account) to completely disable Cortana for other users (kids/standard accounts)? ...or at least from using it to search things that are not local on the PC itself. ...
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Command line edit of parental controls

I'm new to windows administration and pardon me if I write something stupid :)I've been given a task to enable installation of specific apps on win7 user account with parental controls restriction. ...
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URL Logging on home network

I am interested in knowing what websites my teenage boy is going to from his Chromebook connected wireless to my home network. I have been open with him and have told him that I am not censoring him, ...
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Can I permanently disallow OS upgrades on an iOS device? [closed]

Is there a way to prevent OS upgrades on an iOS device, such that the user is unable to remove the restriction?We will be loaning iPhones or iPads to people, and don't want them making ANY changes ...
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Asus router how to disable reset button [closed]

I am trying to set parental control on an Asus router. However, my son always reset my router to change the parental setting. Is that anyway that I can disable the reset button?
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Microsoft Family Safety *Weekly* Time Limits?

I see there is a way to set daily time limits, but is there a way to set weekly time limits? I notice that the registry items are kept here: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\...
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Disable Parental Control (Family Safety) Override?

When the time limit is up, there is a box that says "Get more time." How do I disable/remove this box? I have tried going into the registry (regedit) and navigating to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\...
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ChromeOS - Apps for supervised users?

My niece recently got a chromebook, and her parents added parental controls (supervised user) to her account. Unfortunately, they claim they only had the option of completely denying access to the app ...
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How can I limit the download from internet

I have a local network which use router to connect to Internet. However, I want to limit the download source from internet. How can I block some download address for user. Because some software user ...
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Making Parental Controls useful on the Linksys WRT1900AC router?

The Parental Controls feature of the Linksys WRT1900AC router in the current stock firmware (v1.1.8.164461) allows only blacklisting of specific websites on a device-by-device basis.For the purposes ...
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Motorola Surfboard SBG6580 Parental Controls not found

I have a Motorola surfboard SBG6580. I am trying to set up parental controls however I do not have it on the toolbar. Every picture and guide I have looked at on the internet shows this option at ...
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Using Parental Controls with TOR

A friend of mine wants to protect his children's anonymity with TOR. However, he is unwilling to stop using parental controls to log what websites his children visit and block adult websites. Is it ...
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How to make sure kid completes an online lesson before allowing (unrestricted) computer use?

I would like my kid to complete an online lesson from this website: http://www.typingweb.com/ before allowing him to use the computer (specifically: playing Minecraft!).Is there any way to do this?...
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Setting up parental control on the D-Link DIR-600L router

I am using the D-Link DIR-600L Wireless N150 Cloud Router,and I would like to setup or add a filter in the router to block inappropriate content,not allowing any of the connected users to access ...
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Set up Family Safety for child Microsoft Account without creating a Windows 8 profile

My son recently got a Windows Phone device, for which we created a Microsoft Account for him. Now in order to play Xbox Live games and other activities he needs to be set up under Family Safety. ...
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Restricting access to iOS apps based on time of day [closed]

I'm looking to set up something on my iPhone and iPad that works like SelfControl on my Mac. I get distracted by Facebook, and would like to restrict my access to it except during certain times of day....
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User is not locked out after the logon time expires in Windows 7

I set up parental control on a user account and blocked it from logging in from 5 PM to 8 PM.I ran mmc.exe and added a snap-in.Then from Administrative Templates --> Windows Components --> Windows ...
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Windows 8 Parental Controls Time Limit Calculations

I've been tasked by a parent to limit the amount of time their child can spend on their computer to 2 hours a day.After a few days, the child reported that the timing calculation seemed off. They ...
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How do I limit access to only a single domain on my child's account?

How do I set up my child's account to be able to only access one domain on the Internet, and no other site?
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parental controls linux- limit computer usage per day

I've searched and didn't find any working solution for parental controls in ubuntu 14.04 . The timekpr, gnome-nanny and modifying .pam settings don't work- I've tried them all. What would suffice ...
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If I delete a windows 8.1 user, will remain family safety active?

I have an user which has family safety enabled by the second user. If I delete the second user, will family safety remain active on the first user?I am using Windows 8.1.Also, I'm not sure if the ...
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Can we setup an application fullscreen and only allow the users to operate within the application?

I am setting up an exhibit and want to display an application and my website on an iMac. I don't want the users to do anything other than looking at my website and play around the application (or even ...
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How to hide the “hidden-but-not-really-hidden” parental controls icon on Windows 7 system tray

When Parental Controls are in effect, its icon gets displayed on the Windows 7 system tray.I am trying to hide it by customizing the system tray, setting the Parental Controls to "only show ...
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Windows Live Family Safety: how to specify click-through permissions

I'm trying to setup URL block lists on Microsoft Windows Live Family Safety. Ideally what I would like to do is block direct access to youtube.com but to allow some content from youtube to remain ...
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WLAN repeater and parental control on router

is it possible to use parental control on a router with a WLAN client conntected?If i use the MAC of the repeater all clients using this repeater are disconnected via the parental control. But I ...

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