Family Online Safety
Protecting yourself & your family
Social networking & privacy
Tech hazards

Safe gaming

The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) is a self-regulatory group established to determine independently and enforce content ratings, advertising guidelines and online privacy principles in video games. ESRB rating levels and symbols are:


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Safe online gaming

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Enable Windows® 7 Parental Controls

Windows 7, Learn more

Windows® 7 features a number of robust parental controls right out of the box.

Choose a link below and follow the steps to set controls for your family:

Desktop PC steps

Notebook PC steps

Learn more about Windows® 7

Upgrade to Windows® 7

Microsoft Online Safety

Download Windows Live Family Safety

Parental control videos

Shop for Independent Parental Control Software

Take a look at software programs that can assist families for extra privacy protection:

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HP is proud to sponsor The Internet Keep Safe Coalition’s effort to distribute curriculum and other educational materials to schools, educators and non-profits in cooperation with various Attorneys General offices in the United States.

These materials teach best practices for keeping kids safe online and provide guidance for addressing specific issues such as “sext-ing” and “cyber-bullying.”

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