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Can I disallow printing with parent controls on Snow Leopard?

I have two children under 4 who are quite computer-savvy, and have their own account managed by parental controls to restrict what they can do an see. However, I haven't found a way to disallow them ...
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software to track internet usage on family computer [closed]

is there any free software that can track internet usage (websites visited) on a computer? (windows vista) the software shouldn't be visible, i.e. users shouldn't know its running
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Windows 7 Parental Controls *With* Domain Accounts

There are many how-tos on how to enable Windows 7 Parental Controls while a computer is joined to a domain. However, what I would like is a 'hack' to enable parental controls on a domain account. I ...
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Limit access to advanced user (self)

Hello i've got a personal problem: i am a computer games addict and i need to limit my access to games (forbid all games, actually). I know i should solve this problem from the other end e.g. find ...
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Limited Administrator Rights Windows 7

Looking at getting my son a new laptop for Christmas so he doesn't have to use my wife's when he needs to do schoolwork/surf, etc. The old laptop is Vista, this one will be Windows 7 (hooray), but I ...
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Free software for parental control of MSN and Internet in Windows XP [closed]

I'm looking for some free parental control software for Windows XP that will allow restriction of applications (MSN, Internet (IE or FF)) based on time of day and or hours used. E.g. no MSN or ...
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Track kids browsing history even when they know how to clear it manually

I have a colleague with two teenage boys (yes, cue cliche's about 'I have this friend see...') He's currently having issues with them browsing pr0n and wants to do a little spying on their browsing (I'...
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How do I set up a email whitelist using only procmailrc to protect my kids from unwanted email?

How do I set up a email whitelist using only procmailrc to protect my kids from unwanted email? I currently us the OS parental controls, but that is only good for the computer it is enabled on. I ...
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How can I let the kids use Webkinz with parental controls turned on?

The kids like to play Webkinz. However, I enabled "Parental Controls" on their account, mainly so that I can limit their login hours—I haven't restricted the web sites they can visit using ...
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How can I filter my internet connection based on content?

I have a WinXP PC that my children (4-14 years old) use but want to restrict some internet activity to prevent them from being exposed to some of the questionable and adult content that is available. ...
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Windows 7 Parental Controls - How to Disable?

On Windows 7, I'm getting an error saying that "Parental Controls can be bypassed because there is an administrator account without a password." The issue is that there are no other accounts. I had ...
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How to help children avoid the dangers of internet [closed]

I am sure many of you "SuperUsers" have children, and you have the internet. What software, computer settings, etc do you do to protect your children? I feel strongly that the best defense is to ...
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Parental Controls in Ubuntu - per user

I would like to set up parental controls on Ubuntu for a friend of mine. I want it so that the child user has the controls set, but the parent user is not restricted. To be clear, they are sharing one ...
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Forgot IE password for parental controls on windows vista

A good friend of mine has 3 kids. He was very worried about protecting his kids from porn, so in a panic, he turned on Parental Controls. His mistake was that he entered a password and did not write ...
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Parental control or outbound firewall?

Based on the Age distribution of Stack Overflow users some of you might also have kids in the ages when certain images can be very disturbing. An age when they cannot yet decide by themselves what ...