Windows 10: Setting internet safety

Discus and support Setting internet safety in AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security to solve the problem; Hi My son has recently bought a lenovo laptop and has set himself up as the adminstrator. I would like to set some internet safety restrictions but... Discussion in 'AntiVirus, Firewalls and System Security' started by millenrichardson, Apr 27, 2019.

  1. Setting internet safety


    My son has recently bought a lenovo laptop and has set himself up as the adminstrator. I would like to set some internet safety restrictions but it seems that I have to be the adminsrator. Please can you tell me if that is correct or whether i can somehow put parental restrictions on another way. If it is the case of changing the administrator, then how is it done?

    Many thanks!

    millenrichardson, Apr 27, 2019

  2. Internet safety

    Hi Concerned1234cg,

    You can monitor your kid's online activities by setting up Family Safety in Windows 10. In Family Safety, you can choose which apps to be blocked or accessed by your kids and family members.

    To add someone to your family, kindly refer to the steps below:

    • Go to Settings > Accounts > Family & other people. (You'll need to sign in to Windows with a Microsoft account.)
    • Select Add a family member.
    • Choose Add a child or Add an adult.
    • Type the email address of the person to send them an invitation to join. If they don't have an email address, select
      The person I want to invite doesn’t have an email address and follow the directions to set up a new account.
    • After they've accepted the email invitation, have them sign in to Windows 10 using the same email address you sent the invitation to.

    Once you're done adding up your child account to the family, you may follow these steps on how to manage the Family settings in Windows 10.

    • Go to and sign in with your Microsoft account.
    • Select the child account that you wanted to set up restrictions. If your kids also use Family Safety on older versions of Windows or My Family on older Windows phones, you’ll see them listed per device.
    • Choose what to turn on or change on the child's account.

    For your reference, you may check this link.

    Let us know how it goes and we'll assist you further if needed.
    Monica Cam, Apr 27, 2019
  3. Windows 10 Family Safety works in edge, not in ie11


    I suggest you to try resetting Internet explorer 11 and try if help.

    I appreciate your patience for trying the above steps, to assist you further I would like to know few more information below.

    • Are you facing the same issue related to family safety setting, through Internet explorer?

    • What is the make and model of your computer?

    • Have you tried the above troubleshooting steps?

    If you are facing the same issue and the issue persists after trying the above mentioned troubleshooting steps then, I suggest you to try resetting Internet Explorer browser using below step and check if it helps.

    I would like to inform that you can disable and enable Internet Explorer from below steps:

    • Type Control Panel in the search
      box from desktop and select Control Panel.
    • Click on View all in the left pane and click on
      Programs and Features.
    • Select Turn Windows Features on or off.
    • In Windows features window, uncheck the Internet Explorer program.
    Also you may refer to the Microsoft article about resetting internet explorer 11.

    Disclaimer: Reset Internet Explorer disclaimer:

    The Reset Internet Explorer Settings feature might reset security settings or privacy settings that you added to the list of Trusted Sites. The Reset Internet Explorer Settings feature might also reset parental control settings. We recommend
    that you note these sites before you use the Reset Internet Explorer Settings feature. Also re-enable the add-ons.

    Hope this helps. If the issue persists, please do let us know and we would be happy to help you further.

    Thank You
    Vidyashree_C, Apr 27, 2019
  4. Setting internet safety

    Minecraft Privacy and Online Safety Settings


    Issues with playing multiplayer games online may occur if your account's privacy and online safety settings are blocked. To resolve your concern, log in to this

    and follow the steps below:

    • Go to the Xbox One/Windows 10 Online Safety tab.
    • Set Join multiplayer games to Allow.
    • You can also change other settings before clicking the Save
    • Play Minecraft again.

    Note For the Child accounts, only the
    Parent accounts
    can manage their privacy and online safety settings.

    Should you need further assistance, you can reply to this post anytime.
    Loraine Mon, Apr 27, 2019

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