But if you’re interested in sheltering your child, there’s an equally lavish smorgasbord of parental control and net nannying tools at your disposal.
The logical route for today’s concerned, yet lazy, parent, is to shell out hundreds of bucks for some off-the-shelf piece of software that they can install on their kid’s computer.
I recently bought a new Linksys wireless router and after setting it up with basic WEP security, I tried to logon from my laptop and was successful! So then I tried to connect from my desktop computer that has a wireless USB adapter attached to it and I ended up getting this error message: Fabulous! I checked my settings on the wireless router to make sure I didn’t accidentally setup certificate security, but found no such thing.
Also, since I was able to connect from my laptop with no problem, it led me to believe it was something wrong with my desktop.
PC Mag published a positive review of the NETGEAR AC1200 Smart Wi-Fi Router with and excellent rating.
The review said, “The Netgear AC1200 Smart Wi-Fi Router (R6220) is a solid choice if you're on a budget, but looking to outfit your home with dual-band Wi-Fi networking.” Truly Net published a positive review of the Arlo Wire-Free.
This process is better because it prevents them from using a browser with an If only there were some gateway that stood between your house and the World Wide Web…oh wait, there is. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to retrieve the web traffic log from a NETGEAR WPN824v2 router and how to block individual websites for selected computers in your house—all without installing a single piece of software on your kid’s computer.If the box was checked, then that was why you were getting the “unable to find a certificate to log you on to the network” message because Windows is looking for one, but your wireless router is not setup for certificate security. Once I unchecked that box and tried to reconnect to the wireless network, everything worked fine! When it comes to ensuring safety and responsibility on the Internet, proper education and a policy of mutual trust and respect are the best policies. The web is a vast playground of debauchery and anthropological horrors, and it’s a teenager’s prerogative to peer occasionally over the Gates of Mordor into the land of shadows.The problem is that a quick Google search reveals a dozen workarounds for even the most expensive parental censoring spy tools.Making matters worse, by installing the software on their machine, you’re immediately tipping your hand by revealing that [A] you are watching them and [B] which tool you are using.