Setting Parental Controls for a User
If you’re setting up a user account for a child or teenager, consider activating Windows Parental Controls. You can prohibit computer use during certain days or times of day, and limit or block access to certain games or programs. With the addition of Windows Live Family Safety (a free add-on), you can also monitor and restrict a child’s activity on the web.
Before activating Windows Parental Controls, perform the following tasks to prevent users from signing on using an unprotected user account:
• Make sure the guest account is off.
• Make your account a password-protected administrator account. Always password-protect administrator accounts; otherwise, it’s easy for anyone to log on as an administrator ...