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Windows® 7 Visual™ Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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3.2. Control When a Person Can Use the Computer

You can configure a user's parental controls to specify when that user is allowed to use the computer.

Most children enjoy using a computer, and many would gladly stay on the PC for hours at a time. If you prefer that your children spend time doing other things, such as homework or eating meals with the family, then you need to set rules about the times when they are allowed to use the computer.

Because you may not always be around to enforce those rules, you can get Windows 7 to help you. If you have activated parental controls for a user, you can use the Time Restrictions feature to control when the user can access the computer. The Time Restrictions window enables you to specify blocks of time ...

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