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U S E R GU I D E
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CONTROLLING STARTUP OF GAMES AND APPLICATIONS
By using Parental Control, you can allow or prohibit the user to start games depending on their age rating. You can also
prohibit the user from starting specified applications (such as games or IM clients) or limit the time allowed for using
applications.
To block games with age-inappropriate content:
1. Go to the Parental Control settings window (see the section "Proceeding to the Parental Control settings" on
page 71).
2. In the Parental Control settings window, select the Applications section.
3. In the Block games by content section, block startup of games that are inappropriate for the selected user
based on age and/or content:
a. If you want to block all games that contain content inappropriate for the user's age, select the Restrict
startup of games for ages younger than check box and, from the drop-down list next to the check box,
select an age restriction option.
b. If you want to block games with content of a certain category:
a. Select the Block games from adult categories check box.
b. Click the Select categories of games link to open the Block games by categories window.
c. Select the check boxes next to the content categories corresponding to games that you want to block.
4. In the Parental Control window, flip on the toggle switch located next to the user account.
To restrict startup of a specific application:
1. Go to the Parental Control settings window (see the section "Proceeding to the Parental Control settings" on
page 71).
2. In the Parental Control settings window, select the Applications section.
3. In the lower part of the window, click the Add application to list link to open the Open dialog box and select
the executable file of an application.
The selected application appears in the list in the Block specified applications section. Kaspersky Internet
Security automatically adds the application to a certain category, for example, Games.
4. If you want to block an application, select the check box next to the name of the application in the list. You can
also block all applications that belong to a specified category by selecting the check box next to the name of that
category on the list (for example, you can block the Games category).
5. If you want to restrict how long an application is used, select an application or a category of applications from
the list and click the Configure rules link to open the Application usage restriction window.
6. If you want to set a time limit on use of an application on weekdays and weekends, in the Weekdays and
Weekends sections, select the Allow access for no longer than check box and, in the drop-down list specify
the number of hours that the user is allowed to use the application each day. You can also specify the time
when the user is allowed / prohibited to use the application, by using a table. To view the table, click the
button.
7. If you want to set pauses in use of an application, in the Time breaks section, select the Take a break check
box and, from the drop-down lists, select values for the break frequency and length.
8. Click the Save button.
9. In the Parental Control window, flip on the toggle switch located next to the user account.
Parental Control will apply the specified restrictions when the user accesses the application.
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