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Parental Control Software & Anti-virus/MalwareSpyware

What is the best parental control software for kids? They do some school work online, but also play some games - which I don't mind in moderation. However, we're seeing TONS of pop-ups now and sometimes they've done internet searches that have resulted in adult content. What are the best options for parental controls.

Running a PC. Currently have Microsoft Security Essentials. Microsoft & OS.

Appreciate comments and direction. Thanks

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The best control I found

Was to move the PC into a public space. You still need to keep the malware at bay but this alone really helped.

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Re: parental control

The tons of popup can be decreased by not giving them an admin account, but a normal user account. That way, they can't install anything.

if you use parental control software on the PC to limit, say, adult content, the obvious work-around for them is to search for that on their smartphone. No big deal.

Kees

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