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Windows Live Family Safety

A free Web-based download called Windows Live Family Safety is available to help parents keep kids safe on the Web. Windows Live operates larger consumer services like Hotmail and MSN Messenger. Windows Live Family Safety additionally provides parents with the ability to manage who their children are in communication with when using Windows Live communication services (i.e. Hotmail, Messenger). The add-on provides this additional functionality also on the Windows Vista Operating System. Click here to download this free add-on.


Family Safety offers:

  • Safer browsing for your kids, with rules you personalize
  • Safer searching and learning
  • Supervise your kidsí online activities from almost any Web-connected PC.
  • Free software for every PC in your home - there are no limits to the number of PCs you can use it on

See information from the AAP on Internet Security Settings, according to your child's age. This guidance is built into Windows Live Family Safety.
  • Information for HIGH Security Settings (up to 10 years of age)
  • Information for MEDIUM Security Settings (11-14 years of age)
  • Information for LOW Security Settings (15-18 years of age)


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