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control internet 00 Control Allowed Websites and Downloads in Vista [How To]

You should protect young children when they are using the internet. Children learn best without you over their shoulders telling them what to do, but the internet is a scary place. In this guide you’ll learn how to control allowed websites in Windows Vista.


This guide is included as part of the Windows Guides Vista User Accounts and Parental Controls Series. Please visit the main page if you would like to learn why this guide may be useful.

Setting up Allowed Websites in Windows Vista

To allow specific websites, do the following:

  1. Make sure you are logged in as the administrator of the computer
  2. Press the Start button and select Control Panel
  3. Under User Accounts and Family Safety, click Set up parental controls for any user
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  5. If prompted, (type your password and) select Continue
  6. Click the account you want to add parental controls to
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  8. Ensure parental controls are on by looking under Parental Controls:and selecting On, enforce current settings
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  10. Click on Windows Vista Web Filter
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  12. You may now enforce web filtering or make a custom list of blocked websites
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  14. You also have the option of blocking file downloads
  15. Press OK when you’re done


 Control Allowed Websites and Downloads in Vista [How To]

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