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Setup Parental Controls for Windows 7 Network

Parental controls are important for the network, but if your computer is connected to a domain, then you would not be able to have one of these options. If the parental control, so you would be able, all information that can be searched and so far to manage your children. For example, using these controls you would manage the situation, the number of hours of computer use by your children. You can also time for games and various programs that can be performed by your children. A message appears on the blocking of programs or games, if you try any game or program of parental control in it has access. With the help of Capture information from your account, you will be able to access these games and programs.

Setting up the controls

To set parental controls to block certain programs from your children, you first need an account with administrator privileges. For the child who wanted to establish that you have parental controls, the default user account that is allowed by the operating system. Only standard user accounts can not parental control and other accounts, they may have. In collaboration with the child you can also use filtering and activity reporting controls that are allowed by the Windows operating system.

Parental-Control Turn on the parental controls

For turning these controls on you must first open the parental controls. Click on the start button then control panel and then under the user accounts and family safety you should click on set up parental controls for any user. You must then click on that standard use account for which you wish to set up the controls. If there is no such user account then you must create one by clicking on create a new user account. Under the parental controls, you must click on, enforce current settings. Once the parental controls are turned on for the standard user account of your child then you can easily adjust the individual settings for that particular control.

Time limit

The time limits can be set in order to control the number of hours or the time for which your child would be allowed to log into the computer. With the help of this kind of limit your child would be prevented from logging on at any other hour which is not specified by you.


The access to certain games can also be controlled with the help of these controls. The age rating level can be chosen as well as the types of the content which you wish to block for your child and can also decide if you want to allow the games that are unrated etc.

Allow specific programs while blocking others

This would allow you to choose a list of the programs that your child would have access. He would be able to run only those programs while the others would be blocked and he would not be able to access them.

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