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Old 04-12-2005, 02:55 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Oh just let your brother look at some porn. It will be good for him.
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Old 04-12-2005, 04:49 AM   #12 (permalink)
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My Dad actually uses Norton Internet Security on this computer, and he's got the URL filtering thing on. From general usage, I'd say it works surprisingly well. Doesn't block any sites I need, and there are frequent updates. However, Norton is known to be a resource hog.
My Dad tried using NIS too, on his 5 year old Compaq 900Mhz P3 w/ 512Mb SDRAM. NIS was taking up so much memory that the system took FOREVER to do anything(and I mean 20-30 mins just for windows to completely start up). I told him add another stick of RAM. It helped, but not much. So he went back to Norton 2003. I just thought I add another warning about what a resource hog NIS is, because it really really is.
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Old 04-12-2005, 06:12 AM   #13 (permalink)
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check this one out:
http://www.cyberpatrol.com/
its a very popular software, with quite alot of options
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I've heard of cyber patrol, never used it though. I seem to remembe that being one of the first parental control utilities available, and if it is still out there, it must be good. It stood the test of time. Thanks for the warning about Norton. I've been using Norton for a long time (Actually, 'Symantec' products, but not like theres much difference) but I've been only using the AV products. I think I'll steer clear of Norton, his computer isnt exactly top of the line. I'm gonna grab me cyber patrol though, see how that works out. Thanks for your real responses.
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