Windows 10: How do I change a user profile to a child safety profile

  1.    21 Jul 2017 #1

    How do I change a user profile to a child safety profile


    I setup a W10 machine with a default profile, just going through the default process
    without too much thought but I should have set it up as Child Suitable.

    There in only one user profile and the log-on is not linked to an email address.

    Some games and Apps have been installed from Windows App Store.

    Is it possible to modify the profile to a child safety profile, if so How do I do it.


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  2.    22 Jul 2017 #2

    I can't answer your question directly as this isn't something I've looked into. But just a few thoughts which worry me about how useful and effective child safety is..

    Caveat: With the new Creator's build, some of the following may now be out of date- I have no way of knowing.

    Here's setting one up - in the USA (note- federal law and the credit card):
    Adding a child user account in Windows 10 | PCWorld
    That may explain why swapping may not be easy.

    Note this peculiarity:
    Windows 10 How to set up a Childs user account - Microsoft Community
    Family Safety child can change from Microsoft - Microsoft Community

    Checking one:

    You would be best advised to set one up from scratch as a new user, and consider whether they should log in with a live id or as a local user. (How you have set up the existing account has a bearing on this as well).

    Go here:
    Windows 10 Tutorial Index Windows 10 Tutorials
    and search for
    and you will find a number of tutorials related to this such as
    Child Account - Add or Remove from Your Family in Windows 10 Windows 10 User Accounts Tutorials
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  3.    22 Jul 2017 #3


    thanks for your reply, I appreciate the time you took to gather and post the information.

    It looks like I will have to start again but will consider all the issues you have posted.


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