Parental Controls in Windows® XP
Do you want to learn about Parental Controls usability in Windows® XP and tips for effective use?
Today everyone is aware of the premature exposure of children to the Internet and its consequences. In order to keep your children away, Microsoft® has always devised ways for limiting the exposure of such adult content in its operating systems. As far as Windows® XP is concerned, there are a range of controls available for you to protect your family.
Let us find out more about Parental Controls in Windows® XP and other important tips to keep you protected through the following points:
- How to use Parental Control in Windows® XP?
- Further Restrictions
- Blocking Content On the whole
- General Tips
How to use Parental Control in Windows® XP?
In order to get complete security you need to learn more ways of putting filters than only built in filters of Windows® XP. In order to set the limit of content to be viewed and at what level you have to take these steps. On Windows® XP operating system, you can use Internet Explorer® to activate parental control to prevent your children from accessing adult content. First enable the option of ‘Content Advisor’ in Internet Explorer®. Go to the option tab named as ‘Tools’ and from there you need to select ‘Internet Options’. Look for the ‘Content’ tab and select it. After selecting it, you need to click on a button named ‘Enable’. One thing to notice here is that nothing is perfect and intruders find ways in crossing these lines using different methods.
After enabling the content viewer you can add the addresses of websites manually so that no one can open those websites on your system. This can be done by adding those addresses through a tab named as ‘Approved Sites’. You can also set password on those sites that are without any rank so that whenever someone wants to access such sites, will need to use a password.
If you do want to allow your children to play DVDs and CDs on your system, then you can set parental controls on Windows Media Player. You can block adult content to be played through the DVD or CD drive by enabling the option from the tool bar in Windows Media Player.
If you do want to allow your children to play DVDs and CDs on your system, then you can set parental controls on Windows MediaPlayer. You can block adult content to be played through the DVD or CD drive by enabling the option from the toolbar in Windows Media Player.