Error Code 401:Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid credentials.

Jan 20, 2015
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Hi, I'm new to this forum, so please be patient as I try to explain my situation. Thanks!

I have an iMac desktop running OS X 10.6.8. I have an "administrator" account, and a "standard" account for my kids. I had been using "parental controls" in the kid's account, but found I am still running in to the same error no matter whether this account is managed or not.

I receive this error code only in the kid's account and it doesn't matter which browser (Chrome, Safari, Firefox) I am using. This happens on several different webpages.

I know this is some kind of IIS thing (I think), but I am not skilled enough to figure it all out. I found this article at: which explains what to do on a PC, but so far I have been unable to find any information about this error on a Mac.

I have also tried setting the standard account to an admin account, but this did not help either. I did restart the computer after I changed the setting. I have also run disk utility and verified and repaired disk permissions.

I'm not sure what to do. Can anyone help with this problem? Thank you!

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