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helping me stoping my Foster child looking at PORN

by kevinhimself / April 11, 2008 7:06 PM PDT

He is 13 years old, and goes to a special school so he is really mentally younger than 13.
i came home yesterday & found luckily that he had being accessing two PORNO SITES, he has never done this before, so i,ve banned him from the internet. my partner was cooking dinner at the time so didn,t know. he,s never ever before showed any interest in sex sites & i watch him closely
i know there are programs out there and would love some advice on what programs to use one for blocking access to these sites and another program which will let me know what sites he,s looking at , .
we have 2 games on the computer 1 is about trains the other is about ships he loves these games. we talked to him about virus,s , spyware & how he broke a trust.
i,m hoping someone can help me here & am hoping the prograns are free
regards
kevin ps we use xp operating system, computer is a packard bell with windows media on it

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(NT) Net Nanny.
by Coryphaeus / April 11, 2008 9:04 PM PDT
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Do you use dial up or broadband?
by strickjh2005 / April 12, 2008 4:35 AM PDT

If you use broadband... the only way to stop him is to actually take the router away when you are done using the internet, or to remove the othernet cable.

ANY other method can be overcome. But go into bios and set a password on it, disable boot from CD and boot from floppy as well as boot from USB device because any of those can over come that little net nanny crap.

Make sure you lock down EVERY account with a password. Boot into safe mode and log in as administrator. Put a password on it through user accounts.

Be sure to disable guest accounts.

Make his windows account a limited user. Strip all permissions from it.

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Thankyou Stickjh2005
by kevinhimself / April 12, 2008 2:52 PM PDT

Thankyou very much strickjh2005, yep we do use broadband, i will remove the ethernet cable so he can,t access the internet and i will password protect the desktop, so he can,t access it, i don,t know how to put a password in the bios, so i figure if i remove the cable & just not have it connected when he is about, we only have him part time as foster parents at the moment , but the organisation he comes from is trying to pressure us into taking him full time, so we are taking our time over making a decision, i,ve known him for over 2 years as i work in the childcare field where he currently live,s.
we r in honeymoon period in our house with him & this Porn Thing just came out of the blue, i hated that he done it, behind our backs.
he is an abused child from his past & we r trying to teach him right from wrong.
thankyou for your help
kevin

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(NT) ONLY LOL
by ice_bear_joe / April 13, 2008 1:05 AM PDT
In reply to: Thankyou Stickjh2005
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internet restrictions
by westieben / April 15, 2008 4:56 AM PDT
In reply to: Thankyou Stickjh2005

first question how has this happend
you must be the administater i take
the child would be set up with a guest account
xp gives you the options on internet content nudity violence ect ect
please respond if you need help to set up these

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K9 Web Protection is the answer!
by Grimbles / April 15, 2008 9:33 AM PDT

Hi Kevin - No need to prevent your child from using the computer/internet altogether. There is a terrific FREE program available that will definitely stop access to ALL sites with inapropriate content.
K9 Web Protection is free and is very well 'hidden' and protected. Access to undesirable sites is blocked by category and cannot be changed without knowledge of the password that you have set.
I have installed it on 2 of my grand childrens computers and it does the job beautifully.

http://www1.k9webprotection.com/

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