[KB2796] Block or allow websites or categories using Parental Control in ESET Home products

Issue

Solution

Are you a Mac user?

Before configuring ESET Parental Control

Windows user accounts must be available for each person accessing the computer. Without completing this important step, Parental Control is ineffective in shielding children from inappropriate web content. For instructions to create new Windows user accounts, click the appropriate link below:

Block or allow specific websites

  1. Open the main program window of your ESET Windows product.

  2. Click Setup → Security tools.

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  1. Click the arrow next to Parental control.

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  1. Click Blocked content and settings under the user account that you want to protect. Type in your Parental control password when prompted and click OK.  

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  1. Click the Exceptions tab and click Add. Alternatively, you can click Edit or Delete to edit or remove an existing exception. 

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  1. In the Add website exception window, select the action type from the Action drop-down menu (in this example, the action type Block is selected) and type the URL of the web page that you would like to block or allow in the Website URL field. Click OK.

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  1. The new website exceptions will appear in the window. Click OK to close the window.

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Block or allow website categories

  1. Open the main program window of your ESET Windows product.

  2. Click Setup Security tools.

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  1. Click the arrow next to Parental control.

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  1. Click Blocked content and settings under the user account that you want to protect. Type in your Parental control password when prompted and click OK.

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  1. Click the Categories tab, uncheck the boxes next to the categories that you would like to block, and then click OK.

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