How to use Parental Controls in Windows

Microsoft have released some guidelines on using the Parental Controls in Windows 7 and the Windows Live Family Safety software.

Interestingly they have gone down a similar path as Google (as mentioned in a previous post) of using employees who are also parents to demonstrate what concerns they have and how they use their own products to protect their own children at home – Microsoft call this “eating their own dog food“!

Parental Controls in Windows 7 is ideal for protecting your home computers, but is not available on notebooks used in Ivanhoe’s Notebook Program. You can read more about our Filter testing here.

About Gavin May

Gavin May is a parent at Ivanhoe Grammar School and formerly the Director of ICT. www.icybersafe.com is aimed at helping parents live in a connected world, where the internet is central to much of what we do, and certainly much of what our children do. The easy option is to just block it - the better option is to get involved and stay informed.
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