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Windows Parental Controls blocking internet on standard profile


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holllz

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Hey- i am new to Vista (bring back XP)...*whimper*

So when i first created the admin account, i assigned it to myself, and a standard user for my partner. Since setting up a guest account i have been having the following problem:

The guest account wont let me use the internet- it says that windows parental controls wont allow it to open explorer on line= not its exact words. The weird thing is when i tired, as the administrator to access parental controls to disable this, somehow, it said youc ant use parental controls on the guest user!!!!! What!!!

Welll im confused. Is there any way of letting the ol guest on itnernet, and get rid of these pesky parental controls?

Any help would be geekin' brilliant!!!! OBviously i dont use the guest account, but if i wanted to, you know , it would be nice,

Cheers,

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Are you serious?

What is the exact message you get?

Edited by jwinathome, 25 April 2007 - 02:22 PM.

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Very serious- cant remember the message- is it something you can help with?
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Guest accounts are probably the most useless part of Windows Vista. You are better off making a new User Account, calling it something like Visitors, and making it a Standard Account. Standard Users are able to use all the programs on the computer and change settings that only pertain to that account. They cannot change settings pertaining to other user accounts or system settings. It will be a lot less of a headache to just go about it that way.

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