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VISS Upgrade: Parental Controls Information

I only have Verizon Internet Security Suite Parental Controls on my computer. Do I need to upgrade?

The Verizon Internet Security Suite Parental Controls is being upgraded to Verizon Family Protection Powered by McAfee to provide the latest in parental controls. This upgraded version is available at no additional charge and provides an improved user interface, better performance and new features. You must complete this upgrade by December 15, 2010. If you do not upgrade to the new version by December 15, 2010 Verizon Internet Security Suite Parental Controls will no longer be active.



How do I upgrade from Verizon Internet Security Suite Parental Controls to Verizon Family Protection?

If you have the old version of Verizon Internet Security Suite Parental Controls, you will receive a desktop notification starting November 18, 2010. If you already have Verizon Family Protection, you do not have to complete this upgrade.

 

Parental Controls

 

Click the Get Upgrade Now button to upgrade to Verizon Family Protection. After you install Family Protection, review all parental controls settings to make sure Verizon Family Protection is configured to your specifications. Some parental control settings will be reset during the upgrade process.

 

I am being prompted for a password when I try to upgrade/uninstall Verizon Internet Security Suite Parental Controls. What is this password?

Enter your current Security Services password, if you are prompted.

 

How do I uninstall Verizon Internet Security Suite Parental Controls?

Use Windows Control Panel programs to uninstall Verizon Internet Security Suite:

Windows XP:

  1. From the Verizon Internet Security Suite top bar, click File then Exit.
  2. Click Start and then click Control Panel.
  3. Click Add/Remove Programs.
  4. Select Verizon Internet Security Suite then click the Change/Remove button

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Windows Vista and Win7:

  1. From the Verizon Internet Security Suite top bar, click File then Exit.
  2. Click Start and then Control Panel.
  3. Click Programs then Programs and Features.
  4. Select Verizon Internet Security Suite in the list and click Change/Uninstall.
  5. When the User Account Control dialog box appears, click Continue.
  6. Follow the onscreen instructions and restart the computer when prompted.

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Learn More: Upgrade to Verizon Internet Security Suite Powered by McAfee



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