Parental Controlls

Does Windows 7 have built in Parental Controls.


Is there a Free or Cheap Parental Control software out there that you have used?

Joseph SalazarVice President - Senior IT ConsultantAsked:
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Yes, they are already built into Windows 7.  Here is a pair of good guides to help get you started:

How to Setup and Use Parental Controls in Windows 7

How To Use Parental Controls in Windows 7
Windows Live Family Safety 2011

This is free, and intgegrates nicely with Windows7. I use it on my youngest (6y.o.) daughter's PC..... Havent had any problems.....
I used to use:
K-9 from It's free.

Now I use Norton Online Family. It's also free and is more convenient, since logs and configuration are stored in the cloud.

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it depends on how much you want to control...

NetNanny is one of the most complete packages...  and it is easy to configure.

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Danny ChildIT ManagerCommented:
In fairly recent experience, I found NetNanny to be ineffective, in that it generated too many false positives on its blocking, and I had to remove it.  
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K9 Is the Solution that has worked best
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