How could my son remove parental controls from my admin account?

original title: Parental controls don't work

As the admin, I enabled parental controls on my son's standard user account.  However, he went into parental controls from his standard user account and simply disabled them.  How can that be?


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Last updated May 12, 2019 Views 3,749 Applies to:

Hi jkop,

Parental control is designed to be used from administrative account to control standard account.
The only way which I think your son would have been able to disable the parental control from his account is if he has the password for user profile with administrative privileges.

I would suggest changing the password for user profiles which have administrative rights and then check the status.

Change your Windows password


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