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How to prevent child from disabling Norton Safety Minder plug-in web browser add-on
I keep seeing this question being asked, but I do not see a satisfactory answer in this forum. Please provide a direct answer that others may use. I have taken pains to provide complete documentation of the scenario.
I get the following alert e-mail from Online Family.
"Norton Safety Minder plug-in is disconnected or disabled on [computer name]. To resume monitoring the Internet activities of your children, restart the Web browser or restart the computer." See screenshot 1:
The child's computer is Windows Vista (although it is happening on Windows XP also). The browser is Internet Explorer 9 (although on Windows XP it is IE 8). The child has their own least-privilege user account (not a member of Administrators group). When the child opens Internet Explorer, the following option is offered, "Speed up browsing by disabling add-ons". See screenshot 2:
Then, of course, any smart child will try to get around the online family restrictions, and Microsoft is even suggesting how to do it! They can simply click on "Disable." See screen shot 3:
Those 3 steps describe the scenario. I want an answer to this question: How do I prevent a child account from disabling the Norton browser add-ons and therefore prevent the child from defeating online family security?