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Why can't I use some form of parental control like IE to make it safe for my Kids?

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I am just about to remove Firefox from my pc because I cant figure out how to protect my kids from the crap that is on the web!! I don't want them accidentally getting to an adult site.

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Don't rely on blocking features in a browser. They can easily be bypassed if it is added by an extension or by using another browser like the portable Firefox version.

See:

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Also, for some (somewhat limited) parental controls in Windows XP, see: http://www.ehow.com/how_5928183_set-parental-controls-windows-xp.html

Generally, the products mentioned in cor-el's post are more comprehensive than those provided from within Windows XP.



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