article describes how you can protect your child's PC with F-Secure SAFE, using
the Family Rules feature. We're going to show you how to create a child
profile, set up time limits and content filtering for your child on this
As you will be adding a child
profile, this can be done only via your own My F-Secure account.
To protect your child's PC:
Log in to
My F-Secure with your account
username and password.
Once logged in, select
Whose device do you want to protect?
My child's device, and then select
Choose device type window appears.
This computer, and then select
Download for Windows.
While still in your
Internet browser, find the network installer from your download folder by
Ctrl + J on your
Run the network
installer file. The F-Secure Setup starts.
Welcome to SAFE
window opens, click
Enter the name of
the child whose PC you are going to protect and for whom you are going to set
up Family Rules.
Select the age
group to which the child belongs and click
To set up time
limits and content filtering for the child, click
To set the daily
limits for device use, click first the
Edit button and
select then the allowed daily use for both weekdays and weekends. Finally,
Save to save the
To prevent device
use during night-time, click the
Edit button and set
the bedtimes for school nights and weekends. Finally, click
Save to save the
bedtime settings and click
Select the types of
web content that you want to block from the child and click
installation process begins and all you have to do now is to simply allow the
installation to complete. This should take less than a minute.
F-Secure SAFE is now
installed on your child's PC and the child's Internet use is protected
according to your setup.
To view the Family Rules
settings for the child, click the
Rules tab on the left of the SAFE main page.
Later, if you want to make
changes to these Family Rules settings, log in to your My F-Secure account and
click on the child's profile to view and change the Family Rules settings.