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Parental Controls Shortcut - Create

How to Create a Parental Controls Shortcut in Windows 7
Published by Brink
02 Mar 2010
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How to Create a Parental Controls Shortcut in Windows 7

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This will show you how to create or download a Parental Controls shortcut. You can also Pin to Taskbar or Pin to Start Menu this shortcut, or move where you like in Windows 7 for easy use.
Note   Note
You must be logged in as an administrator to be able to use this shortcut.

EXAMPLE: Parental Controls
Parental Controls Shortcut - Create-parental_controls.jpg





Parental Controls Shortcut - Create OPTION ONE Parental Controls Shortcut - Create
Download the Shortcut
1. Click on the download button below to download the Parental_Controls.zip file.
download
2. Click on Save, and save the .zip file to the desktop.

3. Open the .zip file and extract the Parental Controls shortcut to the desktop.

4. Right click on the Parental Controls shortcut, and click on Properties, General tab, and on the Unblock button. (See screenshot below)
NOTE: If you do not have a Unblock button under the General tab, then the shortcut is already unblocked and you can continue on to step 5.
Parental Controls Shortcut - Create-unblock.jpg
5. Move the shortcut to where you like for easy use.

6. When done, you can delete the downloaded .zip file on the desktop if you like, or save it to use again.





Parental Controls Shortcut - Create OPTION TWO Parental Controls Shortcut - Create
Manually Create the Shortcut
1. Right click on a empty area on desktop, and click on New and Shortcut.

2. Type the location below into the location area, and click on the Next button. (See screenshot below)

Code:
C:\Windows\explorer.exe shell:::{96AE8D84-A250-4520-95A5-A47A7E3C548B}
Parental Controls Shortcut - Create-step1.jpg
3. Type Parental Controls for the name, and click on the Finish button. (See screenshot below)
NOTE: You can name this anything you would like though.
Parental Controls Shortcut - Create-step2.jpg
4. Right click on the new Parental Controls shortcut on the Desktop and click on Properties.

5. Click on the Shortcut tab, then click on the Change Icon button. (See screenshot below)
Parental Controls Shortcut - Create-step3.jpg
6. In the line under "Look for icons in this file", type the location below and press Enter. (See screenshot below)

Code:
%SystemRoot%\System32\wpccpl.dll
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7. Select the icon highlighted in blue above and click on OK. (See screenshot above)
NOTE: You can use any icon that you would like instead though.

8. Click on OK. (See screenshot below)
Parental Controls Shortcut - Create-step5.jpg
9. Move the shortcut to where you like for easy use.
That's it,
Shawn



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