Undesirable content blocker

  SallyC 12:43 04 May 2009

I want to block anyone using my laptop from accessing web sites showing pornography & violence. I have got the internet options content set to high but that doesn't seem to stop access to such sites.
I have downloaded free software called Parental Control which seems to stop these sites but advertises the fact with pop-ups offering the option to switch to parent-mode & therefore access - which I don't want.
Does anyone know of a good programme I could use - preferably free? Or am I doing something wrong with the internet options setting?
I am running on Windows Vista
All advice would be much appreciated

  OTT_Buzzard 13:30 04 May 2009

Not sure about free Parental control programmes, but most ISP's offer a 'filering' service. It won't stop anyone accessing nasty sites from another internet connection though.

It's pad for, but Zone Alarm has a reasonable parental filtering system.

  john bunyan 16:22 04 May 2009

I don't know it but have heard of Net Nanny - may be wort a Google.

  john bunyan 16:51 04 May 2009

Here is a link: click here

  SallyC 17:00 04 May 2009

Thanks John & OTT Buzzard. I have contacted my ISP for info. I looked at Net Nanny (thanks for the link) and will come back to it once I've heard from my provider.
Would welcome any feedback from people using such software.

  ronalddonald 23:21 04 May 2009

try K9Internet Protection Filter

click here

  User-1229748 16:49 05 May 2009

you have the right idea by asking for peoples experience with such software as some of these programs can be terribly hard to get rid of and if it's to stop kids watching porn then a google of as an example "bypass whatever program" and they're in :o(

  Roy* 09:19 07 May 2009

I’ve a similar requirement so I’d like to know what you decided to do and any experience from others before I download and install software that I later regret?

  jim3jam 15:33 11 Oct 2010

Yes Net Nanny would do a good job - well above K9s abilities. Look online and you can even download the full version in just a few minutes

  john bunyan 16:51 11 Oct 2010

This thread is 17 months old!!!

  iscanut 20:54 11 Oct 2010

An example of the original poster never getting back to these pages to let us know what happened and how they got on ! May 09 promised to get back to us.

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