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# 249199 30-Apr-2019 14:16
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Im looking for a solution ..

Currently have 3 teens - with an array of devices, most over wifi however one who uses powerline from our router as he does not have a wifi card on his gaming pc. We have an older Netgear router that has no ability to do a schedule for access. We have fibre.

I’m wanting a solution where I can set up timed access on certain devices including the gaming PC which is over powerline and not wifi.

Any ideas on the best solution ?

Is there anything where the parental controls will still apply to the powerline device?

from what I can see - orbi with Disney won’t work, and possibly neither will google wifi. What will work ? It can’t be this hard - surely !!!

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  # 2227982 30-Apr-2019 14:32
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How bout replace the router? From memory the ISP provided HG695b can do machine based control e.g. doesn't matter if connected via LAN or WiFi.

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  # 2227984 30-Apr-2019 14:35
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  # 2228357 1-May-2019 09:27
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I use the MS Family system to lock the PC at certain hours etc for our kids. Works well. (Bar the tantrums when it kicks in)



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