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Why use Microsoft account login as an adult in the family?

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?

Background I 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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How to silently prevent programs from running?

In order to save time in maintenance on a Windows Vista PC used by a relative, I decided to enforce parental controls to prevent drive-by downloads. This is working fine in principle. On some ...
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How to Implement Distinct DNS and Proxy Settings for Concurrent Users?

Question In order to implement parental controls on a Linux machine, how do you configure User Specific DNS configuration, or Proxy Settings? Caveats Distinct Configurations for Concurrent Users: ...
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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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Windows Family Safety : Disable “Ask to view the content” alert

Every goddamn time I refresh/load any page which contains content from a disallowed domain, an alert pops-up in the upper-right (and a sound plays) : "Some web content from [wherever] has been ...
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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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Family safety new account not showing up

I got an idea to see if I could create a Windows 8.1 virtual machine in Oracle Virtual Box on my Windows 10 machine in order to get around Microsoft's retrograde changes to Windows 10's Family Safety. ...
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Windows 7 parental controls: allow execution of programs shared over SAMBA

I couldn't get this to work. While I am able to manually add the programs to the limited(standard) user's list of allowed programs in Control Panel, the next time the user browses into the shared ...
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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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allow run word vba macro from user via parental control

setting up a user as a virtual assistant on windows 7 professional, want to limit programs that can be accessed. Using parental control to do that. I have given permission via parental control to run ...
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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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Parental Control for Google Chrome: Redirection

We may block web sites (let's say booking.com) on Google Chrome using some 3rd-party extensions or Chrome proxy settings, thus a user won't be able to open the banned web page. Is there a way to ...
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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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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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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 ...
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User is not locked out after the logon time expires in winodws 7

I set up parental control to an user account and blocked it from logging in from 5 PM to 8 PM. I ran mmc.exe. 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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How to restrict internet access in Internet Explorer to specific sites? [duplicate]

Is it possible to restrict internet access in Internet Explorer to just a few specific websites? I need to set up a home computer for kids and want to make sure they cannot access any websites besides ...
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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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How to limit internet access time per mac address

I want to be able to limit the amount of time some devices can connect to the internet to one hour per day. As an added bonus, I would like to restrict some sites (or categories of sites) per MAC ...
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Better Parental Controls on the Mac?

Parental Controls on the Mac sucks. For my use case, anyway. I need to block a small number of sites (like youtube) and clearly adult sites as well. Parental Controls as a minimum blocks any https ...
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squid proxy and parental control: list of unwanted sites

I have a web proxy with squid installed, that realize a parental control function. At the moment i have to put manually all the sites that i want to block. There is a site/institution that publish ...
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Impacts of daily work with gateway-based parental control

I am considering to install a gateway-based parental control system at home. I specifically want to activate ratings-based web filtering. From the documentation of commercial solutions such as ...
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Parental control in Connectify Hotspot

I am sharing my ethernet connexion over WiFi using Connectify Hotspot, and I am searching a way to ban access to adult content for all devices that are connected to my hotspot without "physical" ...
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How can an administrator limit clocktime used by a Windows executable per time period?

In lieu of proper parenting, I want to limit the amount of clocktime a Windows executable consumes per time period - for example, I want my child playing no more one hour of Batman per day, without it ...
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How do I filter out addresses using HTTPS for a D-Link router?

I recently got a new router, a DRL-600L Router from D-Link, and was setting up some filters to block out certain websites. One problem I am having is blocking out addresses that use https instead of ...