In today’s world, computer and internet are both considered as an integral part of our life, especially that of our children who spend most of their time playing the wide range of online games. As parents, everyone wishes to control the types of games that our kids play on the web. However, with the Parental Controls, it is very much possible today to keep a check on all the games that your kids play. You can easily block:

  • All types of games.
  • Particular games based on your choice.
  • Some games depending on their age ratings.
  • Particular games based on their content ratings.

However, you can also use these methods in varying combinations for your children. Here is a description on how you can use the Parental Controls feature for blocking the online games that our children play.

Blocking all types of games

  1. Click the start button and then the Control Panel. Click in the User Accounts and Family Safety section. Open the Parental Controls for the particular user. In case you are asked for a verification or administrator password, provide the needed details.
  2. Enter the person’s name that you wish to block from playing the online games.
  3. In the Parental Controls section, click ON, enforce current settings.
  4. Now click on Games.
  5. In the section, Can Person’s name play games? Click on NO.

Blocking games based on your choice

  1. Click the start button and then the Control Panel. Click in the User Accounts and Family Safety section. Open the Parental Controls for the particular user. In case you are asked for a verification or administrator password, provide the needed details.
  2. Enter the person’s name that you wish to block from playing the online games.
  3. In the Parental Controls section, click ON, enforce current settings.
  4. Now click on Games.
  5. In the section, Can Person’s name play games? Click the Yes option.
  6. In the Block/allow any game in your computer by name option, select either Block or allow for the specific games.
  7. Now find the particular game from the entire list of games arranged in an alphabetical order which you wish to block. Now select the Always Block option.

Blocking games depending on their age ratings

  1. Click the start button and then the Control Panel. Click in the User Accounts and Family Safety section. Open the Parental Controls for the particular user. In case you are asked for a verification or administrator password, provide the needed details.
  2. Enter the person’s name that you wish to block from playing the online games.
  3. In the Parental Controls section, click ON, enforce current settings.
  4. Now click on Games.
  5. In the section, Can Person’s name play games? Click the Yes option.
  6. Click Set game ratings in the Block/allow games by their rating and content types.
  7. In the Which ratings are OK for the person’s name to play section, Click the needed rating’s level.