Windows 10: windows 10. How can my son change the DNS IP address

  1.    01 Oct 2017 #1

    windows 10. How can my son change the DNS IP address


    I bought the dell laptop which os is windows 10 because of is new technology. and I wish it can help me control my son 's online. Now I use Opendns to controll these websites which can be access or can not. But how can I my son can easy change the dns ip ? Now I has lost controlling my laptop. Now I nearly am crazy.

    My son account type is standard user in my windows 10.
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  2. Posts : 31,389
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18219
       01 Oct 2017 #2

    Hello liusigou, and welcome to Ten Forums. :)

    The tutorial below can help show you how to change the DNS address in Windows 10.

    Change DNS Server Address on Windows 10 PC Windows 10 Network Sharing Tutorials
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    Mac OS High Sierra 10.13.5
       01 Oct 2017 #3

    For the OP. You really need a router that you can go in and control the DNS that his laptop gets to and then control the network. You can use DDWRT that is already preinstalled on a router and possibly use a Captive Portal. It will mean start asking the right questions and getting pointed in the right direction. Otherwise set the ground rules that dad or mom takes the laptop when they go to bed and that it can only be used in their sight, with you being able to look at his activity, which can be done through a gateway better with a WRT firmware install.

    It really depends on how open you are in knowing from all of us that have dealt with this as parents. I had to go in and figure out with a learning curve how to make it harder on my son and in the turn I learned a lot that I could do down the road if I need to.
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  4.    02 Oct 2017 #4

    Windows 10 can pass by the DNS setting at the router.


    bro67 said: View Post
    For the OP. You really need a router that you can go in and control the DNS that his laptop gets to and then control the network. You can use DDWRT that is already preinstalled on a router and possibly use a Captive Portal. It will mean start asking the right questions and getting pointed in the right direction. Otherwise set the ground rules that dad or mom takes the laptop when they go to bed and that it can only be used in their sight, with you being able to look at his activity, which can be done through a gateway better with a WRT firmware install.

    It really depends on how open you are in knowing from all of us that have dealt with this as parents. I had to go in and figure out with a learning curve how to make it harder on my son and in the turn I learned a lot that I could do down the road if I need to.

    I did set at my router. But windows 10 or 7 can bypass the DNS setting. I just know how a standard user can change the DNS setting.
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    10.5 Home 1803 x64
       02 Oct 2017 #5

    Try something to lock DNS like Dns Lock or NetSetMan.

    Note, that it can be still bypassed using a portable browser like TOR.

    You would need to setup a firewall to allow only your software to connect.
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  6.    02 Oct 2017 #6

    Thank you TairikuOkami. I will try

    Is it possible that the service can be stopped by my son.
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    10.5 Home 1803 x64
       02 Oct 2017 #7

    liusigou said: View Post
    Is it possible that the service can be stopped by my son.
    Not as a standard user, but he could boot Windows USB and change it there.
    I guess you have set BIOS password and disabled booting from other devices.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18219
       02 Oct 2017 #8

    In addition, I would also recommend to enable and create a password for the built-in Administrator account, then disable the account. This way he can't easily enable it at boot to use.

    Enable or Disable Elevated Administrator account in Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials
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  9.    02 Oct 2017 #9

    I did enable and set password the build-in administrator. Yesterday I was angry and reset it to factory.
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