Set up Windows user accounts
and passwords to use DVD parental control
To use DVD parental control, you must secure your computer by
setting up appropriate Windows user accounts and passwords. If you
do not set up user accounts properly, unauthorized users may be
able to override your DVD parental control settings.
To secure your computer, you must do two things:
Assign passwords to all Computer Administrator or Administrator
Create a Limited or Restricted user account for each individual
to whom you want your DVD parental control settings to apply.
You do not have to assign passwords to Limited or Restricted
accounts; however, you may do so if you want. Only Computer
Administrators or Administrators can change the DVD parental
To create user accounts and passwords, open User Accounts
in Control Panel. For more information about creating user accounts
and passwords, see Windows Help.
To play DVDs, you must have a DVD-ROM drive and
a software or hardware DVD decoder installed on your computer. If
you do not have a compatible DVD decoder installed, DVD-related
commands, options, and controls do not appear in the Player and you
cannot play DVDs. By default, Windows does not include a DVD
decoder. For more information about DVD decoders, see Windows