Did Santa bring your kids an Xbox and forget to teach you how to use the parental controls?

If your kids got an Xbox 360 this holiday season, you might want to know how to use the Family Settings to help manage the types of games they can play, the types of DVDs they can watch, and the kind of interactions they can have with others online.


You can configure Family Settings in the system blade.


Xbox System Blade


For a step-by-step guide to Family Settings, read Manage Family Settings for Xbox 360 games, DVDs, and Xbox LIVE or watch this video about how to protect your family with Xbox 360 and other Microsoft products. The Xbox section starts at approximately 15 minutes into the video.

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Eve Blakemore

Group Manager, Trustworthy Computing

Eve Blakemore is a Group Manager for Trustworthy Computing who delivers consumer guidance around the latest trends in security and privacy. Eve joined Microsoft in 1998 and has worked in corporate and field roles with Microsoft Learning, US Public Sector, Read more »