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    Internet Explorer

    I have set up a network of 3 computers running Win 98. I need to set them up so that profiles other than admin have very restricted if any access to internet. I would rather not remove it, but I guess that has to be a last option. Have tried just about everything. Even played with Poledit, but that doesn't do it. Thought I had it made when I found a prog called K9 parental control, but it isn't for Win 98. Any suggestions out there? I am at my wits end.

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    Re: Internet Explorer

    While I don't have much experience with limiting children from the internet, I did do a search for "restrict or limit internet on Win 98". Here is a page of interesting applications that looked appealing to me. Here is another interesting link that may provide ideas for you. Good luck with your monitoring job!

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    Re: Internet Explorer

    How 'restricted' are we talking here?
    <font color=448800><font face="Comic Sans MS"><big>Lyra J </font color=448800></font face=comic></big>
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    Re: Internet Explorer

    I would go for completely disabling it for all but admin profile.

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    Re: Internet Explorer

    I don't know if this will work for you, but may be worth a try:

    Tools > Interent Options > Content > Enable...
    Click on Approved Sites, enter "www.*" in the 'Allow this site' entry field and select Never
    It will then ask for a password - don't forget it!

    A quick test showed that attempts to access the internet were stopped with a request for the password. I'm not sure if different profiles will meet with different responses, and you may have to play around with different masks to achieve what you want.
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    Re: Internet Explorer

    Following on from Leif's solution, you could then install something like X-Teq's X-Setup to hide certain or all tabs from the Internet Options dialog.
    <font color=448800><font face="Comic Sans MS"><big>Lyra J </font color=448800></font face=comic></big>
    <img src=/S/flags/UK.gif border=0 alt=UK width=30 height=18> Ducking the arrows in Robin Hood country <IMG SRC=http://www.wopr.com/w3tuserpics/Lyra_J_sig.gif ALT="No, Admins, no! I'm sorry, okay!" title="No, Admins, no! I'm sorry, okay!">

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