Windows 8 - Restrict the access time for children (Set a Curfew)

October 2016

The parental controls feature of Windows 8 allows you to restrict the access to your PC, by setting curfews for specific user accounts.
To enable this feature:
  • Log-in as administrator.
  • Open the Control Panel and go to "User Accounts" > Family Safety.
  • Select the account of your choice and enable "Family Safety".
  • Click on Time limits.
  • A new menu will open, you can configure the limitations:
    • Allowance - Set the number of hours a user can use the PC.
    • Curfew - Prohibit access during specific time of the day.
  • Save your settings.

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