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AT&T Parental Controls

What is AT&T Parental Controls?  (from AT&T)

AT&T Parental Controls allows parents to protect their children from inappropriate online content. Control access to Websites, E-mail, Instant Messaging, Chat, Message Boards, and more! Plus, you can even set time limits for access to the Internet! To set up AT&T Parental Controls, you must first download the Parental ...  Read more


AT&T Parental Controls is a program developed by AT&T. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 7.26 MB (7,612,419 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.att.net/parentalcontrols
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\att internet tools
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\ATT Internet Tools\uninstall-ATT-Tools.exe
Estimated size: 7.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AT&T Parental Controls

  • attpc_lsp_win32.dll - AT&T Parental Controls (AT&T Layered Service Provider Dynamic Link Library)
  • blsfflock2.dll - AT&T Parental Controls Blsfflock2 module
  • blsfflock3.dll - AT&T Parental Controls Blsfflock3 module
  • blsfflock35.dll - AT&T Parental Controls Blsfflock35 module
  • blshook_win32.dll - AT&T Parental Controls Blshook Module
  • blsloader.exe - AT&T Parental Controls Blsloader Module
  • blsloader-renamed.exe
  • blspc_win32.dll - AT&T Parental Controls Blspc Module
  • blspc_win32-renamed.dll
  • blsupgrade.exe - AT&T Parental Controls Upgrade Application
  • Common_win32.dll - AT&T Parental Controls Common Module
  • detDLL_win32.dll - AT&T Parental Controls Function Interception Module
  • InstalLsp_Win32.exe - AT&T InstalLsp Application
  • parental-setup.exe - AT&T Parental Controls Setup Program
  • install-ATT-Tools.exe - AT&T Internet Tools (AT&T Internet Tools Installer)
  • popup-setup.exe - AT&T Pop-Up Catcher (AT&T Pop-Up Catcher Setup Program)
  • uninstall-ATT-Tools.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • blspc_win32.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'BlspcHlpr Class' with the class of {15C9938F-CB96-496D-800A-B827F2E34EA1}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • blsloader.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'blspcloader' which loads as C:\Program Files\ATT Internet Tools\blsloader.exe.

How do I remove AT&T Parental Controls?

Quickly and completely remove AT&T Parental Controls from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall AT&T Parental Controls from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AT&T Parental Controls, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove AT&T Parental Controls.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by AT&T Parental Controls you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 8 5%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.00%
Windows Vista 30.00%
Windows XP 5.00%
Windows 8 5.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium N 5.00%
Windows 8.1 5.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 30.00%
Hewlett-Packard 30.00%
Acer 15.00%
Toshiba 5.00%
Samsung 5.00%
Gateway 5.00%
American Megatrends 5.00%
ASUS 5.00%
Common models
HP G60 Notebook PC 11.76%
TOSHIBA Satellite C855D 5.88%
Samsung QX310/QX410/QX510... 5.88%
HP-Pavilion FQ568AA-ABA s... 5.88%
HP-Pavilion BQ464AA-ABA s... 5.88%
HP G72 Notebook PC 5.88%

Publisher URL: www.att.com


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