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Monday, November 16, 2015

How To Block Adult Content On Your Computer And Network

How to block adult content on your computer and network

Adult content such as pornography, swearing or violence that is not generally thought to be appropriate for viewing by children. I mean it is any material not appropriate for all audiences.
Sites marked as adult content might contain topics that are inappropriate for minors.

These topics may include extremely graphic violence or explicit sexual content.

Members over 18 can opt in or out of seeing adult content on their personal computers and networks but for below 18 years of age group in a family or institute it is very much harmful to individuals as well as for society.

We must self-decide and make decisions about what content will be most appropriate for our family and its values.  If a kid spending a fair amount of his computer time surfing the internet there is a chance that he or she may sometimes accidentally misstep upon adult sites that you would definitely not like your kid to see.

There are some site blocking programs that monitor your kid’s activity on the computer and will automatically restrict them from visiting adult sites and blogs. This type of programs are not freely available and you have to purchase and spend money on them.

You can block the adult content and adult sites or adult blogs on your computer in simple and quick steps.

Here are some simple tricks that you can keep your kids from seeing adult content on the web by blocking all adult sites and keep them off your computers and networks.

Block Adult Content on Your Personal Computer in Single Step


Go to www.google.com/preferences Tick mark the box ‘Turn on SafeSearch’ and click on Save button as shown below in screen shots,

How to block adult content on your computer and network
How to block adult content on your computer and network


Now you have blocked all the adult content. The adult contents like sex videos, pornographic websites, sex stories etc. will not be searched on your computer.

You can also block adult content on your all computers in a network. If you are network administrator in a school or in an institute, blocking adult content is mandatory in some regions. Here is an easy and simple way to block adult content on each computer in your network.

How to Block Adult Content on Each Computer in Your Network 

Step 1:

Go to www.google.com/preferences and click on Lock SafeSearch as shown below in screen shot,

How to block adult content on your computer and network



Step 2:

If you have not already logged in to your account you asked to login your account. Please login to your Google account as shown below,

How to block adult content on your computer and network

Step 3:

Now click on Lock SafeSearch button and wait for a while it to lock across all Google domains as shown below,

How to block adult content on your computer and network

Now you have blocked the adult content on you all computers included in your entire network in your school or institute. No one can access the adult content like porn videos, nude pictures etc. from your computers in your network as shown below,


How to block adult content on your computer and network


To confirm that SafeSearch is locked for searches from your browser there will be colored balls added to the top of all search pages. (As shown in above screen shot). If the colored balls are not present, then it means adult content has not blocked.



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