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The Complete Guide to PC (Laptop) Parental Controls


PC (Laptop) Parental Controls

Step 1: Set up Clean DNS on your home’s network.

Remember, you are responsible for every digital click on your home’s network, and so for every device that uses your home’s WiFi network, have something in place to monitor who’s connected to your WiFi and control where they’re going. Two popular options for parents are:

We’ve recently found OpenDNS to be glitchy with our internet service, which is why we’ve moved to Clean Browsing’s clean DNS for every device in our home, including the router.

Step 2: Configure the PC (Laptop) Parental Controls.

Step 3: Use filtering and accountability software. 

There are a few options shown on our Resources page. Covenant Eyes works great for lap and desktops, which you can read more about here.

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*There are affiliate links throughout this post because we’ve tested and trust a small list of parental control solutions. Our work saves you time! If you decide that you agree with us, then we may earn a small commission, which does nothing to your price. Enjoy!

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