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    • CommentAuthoralizafh12
    • CommentTimeJan 31st 2012
    I signed up for OpenDNS and changed the settings on my router. Sites are blocked on my Windows 7 computer and my iPhone. However, I also have a Mac OS X and the sites are not blocked on here. I went through the Network under My Preferences and blocked it that way, however my concern is that I am not the Administrator of that computer, so the information can be removed at any time. Is there any other way to block it through the router (I have a Belkin), so that the settings can't be changed?
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    So it isn't using the router for DNS then, or your browser is using a proxy (like Turbo for Opera). Not being an admin, no, you don't have rights to make permanent changes.
    • CommentAuthortopband1
    • CommentTimeFeb 4th 2012
    I use all Macs in our home. We have two college sons who have Mac laptops.

    I want to simply block porn.

    Our sons need access to any other sites and need to be able to download APS, software updates, etc.

    We have an Airport Express (Apple router).

    I also want to eliminate "backdoor" changes.

    My wife will be the sole administrator.

    Okay everyone. How should I set this up?
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    Are you the same person who originally posted this thread? If so, have your administrator make the changes. DNS settings on the Mac should point to the router only.

    "I also want to eliminate "backdoor" changes. "

    I don't know what this means.

    "I want to simply block porn."

    Then block the pornography category at your Dashboard.
    • CommentAuthorrotblitz
    • CommentTimeFeb 5th 2012 edited
    These are your instructions:

    OpenDNS FamilyShield could be considered here too. Use and instead then, and delete the network from your dashboard. You must not run an Updater either.

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