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Kudos0

Scheduling restrict and unrestrict periods

Dears
I need a help to know if this program matches my expectations.
I recently started using it but I could not set it to achieve my goal.
I do not know if it's my inability or a limitation of the program, which would be quite frustrating, considering its reputation.
It's simple, I want to set up a schedule that considers both situations, restricted periods under the filters action and unrestricted periods, with free access.
How do I do this please?

Thnx in advance

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Kudos0

Re: Scheduling restrict and unrestrict periods

Hi Marcelo,

Thanks for your inquiry.  I will pass along your valuable suggestions to the management team for their consideration.  It’s always a good idea to present what features you want (which you did clearly) and why you want them.  Is it possible that you could elaborate it a little why you want these features?

Just a workaround for the situation, how about if you create two Windows accounts,  one of them with limited time (block rest of the time) and filter actions.  The other account with your preferred limited time (of course, the time would be different from the first account and block rest of the time) and no filter actions.

I hope these can accomplish what you are looking for (at least at some degree).  Please let me know if you have any questions or these don't help.

Thanks

Katie

Thanks Katie
Kudos0

Re: Scheduling restrict and unrestrict periods

Hi Katie, thanks for your prompt feedback.

Sorry for possible writing erros, english is not my native language.

The reason for this feature is also very simple: it is not my aim to restrict the internet full time to my son, I want to limit access only at specific times, which must be totally dedicated to the study, during these periods he needs to use the internet to do research and other school needs.

Excluding those periods I do not want to impose access restrictions, my son is in the transition to adulthood and he had a solid education that makes me quiet about the way he uses the internet.

About your suggestion to use two accounts, this is not clear in my mind, I am considering that they will work interchangeably, is it? In this case, there is an automatic way to program the exchange of accounts?

As suggestion for the app improvement, there is a simple solution that I saw in a brazilian similar software, it allows user to enter on the schedule the periods in which the program get inactive (sleep mode).

Best regards

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Kudos0

Re: Scheduling restrict and unrestrict periods

Hi Marcelo,

Thanks for the update.  As a workaround, I think creating two Windows accounts in this case would fit your requirements.   For example:

Account 1 "Katie":  Time allowed 5PM - 9PM (block 12AM - 5PM and 9PM - 12AM) with restrictions what categories and websites are allowed and blocked.  When the child needs to do homework, log onto the PC as "Katie"

Account2 "Katie2": Time allowed ex, 3PM - 5PM (block 5PM - 9PM) with no restrictions for websites.  When no restrictions needed, log onto the PC as "Katie2"

The features you are looking for is not available currently for one single account.  I hope the example helps you.  As I mentioned earlier, I will forward your suggestions to the team.

Thanks

Katie

Thanks Katie
Kudos0

Re: Scheduling restrict and unrestrict periods

Oh yeah! I caught it now.

Certainly this solution meets my need.

Thank you Katie, I appreciate your quick and usefull response.

My best regards

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