Parental Controls in Windows Control Panel
Setting up parental controls in Windows Control Panel is an easy way to help protect your children from inappropriate websites and content. While there are a variety of parental control software products available, Windows provides some basic parental control features that you can enable in the Control Panel. To set up parental controls in Windows Control Panel, follow these steps:
1. Open the Control Panel by clicking the Start button in the lower-left corner of your computer screen.
2. Click “User Accounts”.
3. Under “Make changes to your user account,” select “Set up parental controls for any user”.
4. Select the user account you’d like to apply the parental controls to.
5. To enable parental controls, check the box next to “On, enforce current settings.”
6. In the “Games” tab, you can set whether or not games with certain ratings are allowed and block certain games outright.
7. In the “Allow or Block Specific Programs” tab, you can choose which programs the user is able to run.
8. In the “Time Limits” tab, you can limit how much time the user has on the computer for each day.
9. In the “Web Filtering” tab, you can choose which websites and search engine results the user will be able to view.
10. Click “OK” to save your change and apply the parental controls.
By setting up parental controls in Windows Control Panel, you can help make sure that your children are only accessing age appropriate content. It’s a good idea to monitor computer usage to ensure that the parental controls are being applied correctly.