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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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Is it possible to give a microsoft child account administrator rights?

My younger brother is -according to our parents- facing some actual problems with PC addiction. We used to restrict the time he could spend using his PC with Win 8's family safety settings, deciding ...
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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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Restrict Child Access to explorer, control panel, adminsitrative apps in WIndows 8.1

I have set up the parental controls (family safety) and have specifically chosen apps that can be opened by the children's account. However when logged on as my child I can still get to many ...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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Is there a Firefox/chrome plugin, or a software that disables specific terms from being searched for in google?

Family protection software are good, however, they are NOT smart enough, more specifically, in filtering other languages than English's pornography search keywords.
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Selecting a different parent in Family Safety filters for Windows 8?

I've got Family Safety up and running nicely on a Windows 8 Surface, with two parent accounts and two child accounts. When one of the child accounts reaches its time limit, the user can "Ask a parent ...
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How do you troubleshoot Family Safety reports

I have set up Microsoft Family Safety in Windows 8 for my daughter's account. At first I got meaningful reports via e-mail each week. But then the e-mails started reporting no activity, even though ...