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Breakthrough Windows Vista™: Find Your Favorite Features and Discover the Possibilities by S. E. Slack, Joli Ballew

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Protect Your Child with Parental Controls

We just talked about the different games you can play on Windows Vista and Windows Vista–based programs. The games provided by Microsoft with Windows Vista are all safe for your kids. But you might run into a problem here: Downloading games from the Internet can mean inappropriate games can be installed on your computer. Also, you may have other items on your computer that just aren’t suitable for children. What’s a parent to do? Take charge, and protect your kids from games and the like that may be too graphic or violent for them.

Windows Vista provides the Parental Controls feature to help you do this. You can set limits on how long your children can access the Internet, the hours they can spend on the ...

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