The first time you use Parental Controls, it will ask if you have set up Windows User Accounts on your computer. Having separate accounts for your children can help you configure different rules for them. Otherwise, same rules applies to everyone using the computer.


Parental Controls can help in minimize your senior family members' exposure to online dangers. With Trend Micro Security installed on their device, simply adjust the Age setting to Custom to activate the protection. In addition, educating them on safe online habits can also help them stay protected while using the internet.

Enable Parental Controls

  1. Open Trend Micro, then click Family.

    Click Family in Trend Micro Security to Open Parental Controls

  2. Click Configure beside Parental Controls.

    Click Configure beside Parental Controls

Set a Program Password

  1. Set a program password, then click Create.

    Create a program password for Parental Controls

  2. Click Next to start setting it up:

    Set Up Protection for Your Family

Set Website Filter Rules

  1. Put a check beside Enable website filter rules to block untested websites, block search engines or enable Image Filtering.

    Enable Website Filter Rules in Parental Controls

  2. Choose the age group the filters below will apply in the Select an age dropdown.
    Pick Custom to personalize what website categories your child cannot visit.

    Select An Age for Filtering Websites

  3. When done setting filter rules, click Next.

Set Time Limits

  1. Put a check beside Enable time limits to schedule your kid's time on your computer.

    You can set a detailed daily schedule or a simple schedule for weekdays and weekends.

    Click on the specific boxes, marking it red to block Internet access on your preferred hours.

    Mark Red to Block Internet Access Hours

  2. Indicate the number of hours your child can use the computer.

    Set Time Limits for Computer Access

  3. When done setting time limits, click Next.

Set Program Controls

  1. Put a check beside Enable program controls then click Add to include programs you want limit access.

    Add a Program to Block Access

  2. A summary of the settings and schedule will be displayed. Click Done to finish.

    Check Summary of Configured Parental Control Settings

  3. Click OK to save the changes.

    Finish Configuring Parental Control Settings

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