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Anyone know of a good time limit program?

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by napaneeont, Feb 17, 2007.

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  1. napaneeont

    napaneeont Thread Starter

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    Having kids online at home ... it's hard to keep them from staying online for all hours ... and makes it hard to call home when 'dialup' is the only source of connecting:eek:

    Does anyone know of a good time limit program that will pop up with time remaining and then log off line?
    I've seen similiar programs at the local library ... looking for program that will basically 'lockdown' computer should they try to reboot and get online again(y)

    Any and all input greatly appreciated

    cheers


    Gary
     
  2. ballpark570

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    Aol...........
     
  3. Fidelista

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    Just google search "time limit software".
    There are several programs that might fill your need.
    I cannot recommend one , as I have no expeience with them.
    I would think "AOL" would be last thing to consider.
    :) >f
     
  4. ballpark570

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    I dunno, when I tried AOL several years back I never got more than a few minutes a day of time online
     
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    Actually, the most effective way to manage the Internet access times is probably by using a broadband router with parental controls. This removes the configuration completely from the machine in question.

    I second the suggestion to forget about AOL! :eek: (n)
     
  6. Fidelista

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    napaneeont just wants to "victimize" the children with limits --not everyone! ;) :D >f
     
  7. ballpark570

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    Yeah, on second thought I might not be a good idea to subject the kiddies to AOL as they would become so proficient in problem solving that they would be able to circumvent any parental controls you might set up.
     
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    This really isn't a "tip", so I moved it. :)
     
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    Lol at Squash! OP has dial-up ... cable or even DSL has to be on the list before Vista!

    (not meant to be a flame to anyone)
     
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    Vista won't work with dial-up?
     
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