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by Tom Nelson

Managed accounts are specialized user accounts that include parental controls. These types of accounts are a great choice when you want to give younger children free access to your Mac, but at the same time restrict the applications they can use or the websites they can visit.

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Parental Controls

Parental controls provide a means of restricting and monitoring access to a computer. You can control the applications that can be used, the websites that can be accessed, as well as control which peripherals can be used such as allowing the iSight camera or DVD player to be used.

You can also set time limits on using the computer, as well as limit iChat or Messages and email to receive messages only from accounts that you approve. If your children spend a lot of computer time playing games, you can also limit access to Game Center.

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