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Topic # 175407 28-Jun-2015 11:40 Send private message

ive got several kids that wont get off their butts and help around home. what i want to do it block their wireless but not mine and my wifes, is there a program that can do this, ive looked at the stations settings but all seems a little complex to do it that way all i want is a program that finds them and then can block them when i want .

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  Reply # 1332904 28-Jun-2015 11:51 Send private message

Complication is that such a program would need to run on the router/gateway/wireless/firewall device.




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  Reply # 1332913 28-Jun-2015 12:22 Send private message

depending on the make/model of your router you can set up parental controls by MAC address, I do this with my kids in order that they aren't on their devices when getting ready for schools and at bed time.

When they are naughty they off time is easily extended and when they are good things return to normal.



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  Reply # 1333037 28-Jun-2015 18:22 Send private message

so where do i find the mac address? i tried the ip address that was listed on the station next to one of the computers but didnt work

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