Home network bypassing blocking devices.

  Kydhol 18:16 25 Jan 2018

I used a bt home hub5 for our home network. I log into the router and I can choose what devices on th network I can block and between times. Works perfectly unless you have a 15 yr old who is clever than you. ! He say he has set up a protocol (!) to get round my blocking. What can I do to block him ?? Help!!

  mrcalif 06:33 26 Jan 2018

Well. You could use the sledgehammer approach and turn the router off. As many will recommend here.

  Kydhol 06:53 26 Jan 2018

Why should the rest of the family suffer !! There had to be a way !! He is clever and will end up in computing. But he needs to go to bed !

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 09:40 26 Jan 2018

Change the admin password on the router to one he doesn't know and can't guess.

  mrcalif 12:48 26 Jan 2018

Why should the rest of the family suffer !!

I agree. However you haven’t mentioned how your going about blocking his device.

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