If you’re concerned about the amount of time your [insert account user type here] spends on the computer, you can restrict the time they get by setting up an allowed-usage schedule in Windows Vista. Learn how to set up time restrictions for an account by following this guide.
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Restricting Login Hours in Windows Vista
- Make sure you are logged in as the administrator of the computer
- Press the Start button and select Control Panel
- Under User Accounts and Family Safety, click Set up parental controls for any user
- If prompted, (type your password and) select Continue
Click the account you want to add parental controls to
- Click on Time limits
- Block out the time you don’t want the account to be able to login
- Press OK