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    Post Parental Control using K9 Web Protection to stop Teen Internet Vamping

    Part One

    Recently on TWC, there was a nice article written on Teen Vamping.
    You can find it Here:
    Guide for Parents to Prevent Teen Vamping-The Windows Club

    Here's a detailed procedure how you can prevent Internet Teen Vamping on your Computer, by using a Free Utility named
    K9 Web Protection

    You can use it to restrict the access of the computer to Websites of Different Categories, which your child should not visit, thus taking a step to stop Teen Vamping. You can also use it to restrict the hours when Internet can be accessed from the Computer. Following is a Step by Step Guide to install K9 Web Protection.

    1) Go to K9 Web Protection Website and Register for a Free License Here.
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    Enter your Details and request for a Free License.

    Your License Number will be sent to you via Email, on the Email ID which you have entered.
    Note: K9 Web Protection is free only for Home use, and not for Commercial Use or for Organisations.

    2) After you have requested for a Free License, find the Download Tab on the left side of the screen, in the Navigation Bar.
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    3) Open the Downloaded File and start the Setup.
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    Enter your License key sent to you via Email and create a Strong Administrator Password
    Your Administrator Password is used to monitor and control K9 Web Protection.
    Create a Password which is not guessable by your Kids.

    Click on Install and then Reboot your Computer.

    Next Part Continued in the Post after this.
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    Part Two
    4)
    After the Reboot, go to your Apps Section, and search for Blue Coat K9 Web Protection and Open it.
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    It'll open the Configuration Utility in your Browser.

    5) Configuring K9 Web Protection
    In the Browser Window, select Setup
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    Enter your Administrator Password to Continue
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    Select the specific Categories which you want to Block
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    Click on Save after you're Done.

    You can also select Time Restrictions to block Internet Access for a specific Duration.
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    Once you're Done with the Set-Up, the categories you've chosen will be Blocked.

    To verify, visit any website from the Blocked Categories.
    For Eg: Facebook.
    You will see the following Window when you try to access a Blocked Website.
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    You have an option to Allow Access to the Site or Category for a specific time limit, by Entering the Administrator Password.

    6) DONE.

    Hope this helps a but in reducing Teen Vamping.
    Good Day

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    Thanks for the nice detailed tutorial.

    K9 is good, but there are some more Parental Control software that you can have a look at.
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