Re: Parental control time limits
I doubt that you'll find any solution like you described, even with third
"Theo Carr-Brion" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Ronnie Vernon MVP wrote:
>> You select the hours that are not allowed, on a 7 day/24 hour calendar.
>> Any hours not selected will be allowed.
>> As a child nears the end of an approved time period, they receive a
>> 15-minute and a 1-minute notification that their time is about toexpire.
>> If their time ends before they log off the computer, Windows Vista
>> suspends their session and displays the login screen so another user can
>> use the computer. The child's session stays active in the background,
>> however, so the next time they log on, they can pick up where they left
>> off without losing any of their work.
>> Try it for yourself. Open Control Panel/User Accounts and click the
>> Parental Controls link in the left sidebar. Set up a "test" user and
>> fiddle with the settings. Log off your account and log on with the test
>> account to see the effects.
>> Open Help and Support and search for Parental Controls for the
> Unfortunately this it not want I want. My problem, as a parent, is that
> children spend far too long on the computer and say everything else is
> boring. I would like to limit them to 3 hours a day to be used at any
> time. It is easy to say they can't use it at particular times. It is hard
> to say they have been on too long without carefully monitoring and timing
> them, which is not practical.
> Theo Carr-Brion