On July 29, Windows 10, appear to many innovations, among other revised Jungendschutzeinstellungen. What Windows families expected white computer image.
Since Vista offers Windows a Child and Youth Protection, which protects the offspring from inappropriate websites, applications and games as well as the PC-lifetime limits. With “Windows Live Family Safety” allows the filters manage since 2009 through Microsoft’s online services. For Windows 10 Microsoft is now working on a radical reconstruction. What will change, reveals ULTIMATE TECH NEWS.
How Windows Family users now learned via email, the Child Protection has found a new home. Microsoft has the function outsourced to Microsoft account. In the new section family can be after login the accounts of children manage. Also new family members that can be created as child accounts already in the pre-release version of Windows 10, appear there automatically. Clicking on such an account will open the “Recent Activity” page that lists websites visited, games and PC usage clearly. For new members of the family, the activity reports are automatically enabled, but can be also switched off. The actual control of the children’s activities, Microsoft has greatly simplified.
- Set Time Limits: overdo your child’s PC usage? Then you can easily put a stop to. To do this click on “computer time” in Settings and set the switch “timeouts” to “On”.Now place for each day a general period of use determined – about 8 to 18 clock – and choose the maximum time per unit.
- Control Internet usage: Do you wish that your child is allowed to visit only suitable sites, click on “Web browsing” on settings and activate the “block inappropriate websites”. In addition, let typing pages that are basically to block. Or enter allowed sites and thus block all others.
- Games and programs check : Also Install and launch apps and games is not blocked by default. To change this, click on “Apps and Games” in settings and set the switch to “on”. Choose the age limit for your child, the system allows only age-appropriate apps. In the future will also allow Microsoft to allowing or denying certain apps.
Another change may sound after complication, according to Microsoft but to simplify many things. So far associated child accounts are displayed separately in the new Family managing the Microsoft account. Each unit of a child can or should be managed there separately. This measure is intended to permanently improve the control of the children, who increasingly tend to switch the device. There are also separate in future activity reports via e-mail – which is automatically given every adult who has joined with its Microsoft account of the Windows family. No longer existing computers can be removed with a single click.
Followed by further changes
The functions described here are probably not the same available at every user, since Microsoft distributes it gradually. In the first practice test the editorial Microsoft Family worked but already remarkably well. In the next few months to follow other features.The wants in the Microsoft Family FAQ announce.