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Old Sep 11, 2002, 10:39 AM
SMID SMID is offline
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Question kids and firewall (broadband)

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I have never let my kids go on internet unsupervised. But i just got broadband Telewest and it is open all the time. within 2 mins my son had a **** site for my home page and a virus.
Using nortons internet security and fire wall
Windows 98se
Explorer6

Is there a way to block my kids from internet or will i have to password my computer. Which i rather not do, they play on games and use word.

Or is it just possible to give them access to certain files.
I heard it can be done on XP but i like my 98

Thanks in advance

Cheers SMID
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Old Sep 12, 2002, 12:11 AM
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Yes, you can block interenet access. With ZOneAlarm, you can stop all internet traffic at the push of a button. With almost any firewall, you can cut off outside access I have not used Norton Internet Security in ages, but I think you can do it easily. If someone who use NIS could reply with instructions, that would be great. If not, I will install it and find out how. Search the Help in NIS and I would bet you can find something.

Good Luck!

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Old Sep 12, 2002, 02:10 AM
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Yep, as Zack said Norton IS has a **** blocker built into it. Take a look at the settings, you have a checkbox there to enable/disable it.
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Old Sep 20, 2002, 07:15 AM
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but if his kid can find a **** site and a virus he could probley get round that
 

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