Find out how Windows Vista’s built-in tools can help control how and when children can use the computer
Many parents are concerned about their child’s computer use – either worrying about the type of games they play or how long they spend online.
While creating a non-Administrator user account for children prevents them from making unwanted changes to a computer, limiting other activities has been somewhat more difficult.
However, using the Parental Controls option in Windows Vista, it is possible to control not only the games, websites and programs that are accessible, but also to place time limits on computer use and monitor activity. This enables parents to monitor who their children chat to via email, instant messaging, and much more beside.
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