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Making your Facebook private

I’ve been asked to help many people with locking down their Facebook either for themselves after being separated/divorced so their spouse can’t see all their activity, or for their children to make sure public in general can’t see them, especially school bullies viewing their profiles even though they are not friends.  Hackers use this to gain information about you…

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Gamer safety information for parents

OK, Some adults are huge gamers too, but usually the kids are more important and the parents need to be aware of the dangers involved with overdoing it.  They may not even be aware of these potential hazards or Seizures or RSI’s. We all heard hours of watching TV is bad for anyone.  You need to get up and move…

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How to view Internet History in IE9

How to view your (or your child’s) history of websites visited.  This articles shows you how easy it is, assuming they have not deleted the history ahead of time, or have the web browser set to automatically delete before you have a chance to look at it.  Even if they do have it set to delete automatically, you can…

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Setup parental control limits in Windows 7 (how to)

Here are a few things you can do with Windows 7 to limit your child’s access on the computer online or offline, even when you’re not around to watch them and control their access. First, you need two accounts.  One login account for yourself with Administrator privileges, and one for your child with limited access. Below are instructions to setup…

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Control Google Search restrictions

This article shows how to easily set Google Search results restrictions. In the top right corner of a Google Search page, click the bolt icon (tools) and click “Search Settings”. You will then be prompted with a screen (as seen below) that allows you to choose if you want “no filtering” which includes all the dirties, or “Moderate”, which…

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Bullying online hurts too

I watched a movie the other day and this little girl in the movie said, “isn’t it funny the word ‘school’ rhymes with ‘cruel’?”.  Hmmm.  Most bullying seems to take place in school because for one thing, they’re still just children, and secondly they are all trying to pull rank on each other (meaning, who’s the big dog, since it…

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Internet safety for parents: Facebook

In the old days, parents were merely concerned about kids getting hurt at school or while playing just outside their house.  Now, with the age of technology where everything and everyone is online (on the Internet) we have new threats to watch out for.  I myself am a parent as well (as some of you loyal readers already know)…

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