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XBMC Parental Controls

Xbox Media Center Parental Controls Add On

Download this project as a .zip file

How it Works

Select the video addons you want to protect and the ratings you want to allow. Supports both TV and Movie ratings. This addon will ask for an unlock code before granting access to any content you have blocked. It works best with video addons that supply an MPAA rating such as the bluecop hulu addon. Video addons which don't supply an MPAA rating will require an unlock code to view any content. Entering the code will unlock the parental controls for 5 minutes.


Manual Installation

Download the zip file from

and place it in a location you can browse to from Xbox Media Center. In XBMC, go to System -> Settings -> Addons -> Install from zip file. Browse to the zip file you downloaded and install it.

Fusion Installation

Click here for instructions on installing parental controls via fusion.

Using it

In XBMC, go to Programs -> Parental Controls. The first time you will need to choose a code. Once you are in, you can select the video addons you wish to protect and the ratings you will allow. At that point, you can browse your video addons and it will block restricted content. Restricted content will be placed under a sub-menu that you need to enter your code to access.

In the Press

XBMC HUB has an article with screen shots.

And here's a youtube demo from xctechs:

Another demo from Ronald Ramirez: