Has there been any progress on blocking the YouTube app with a parental code or being able to remove it completely? I really don’t want my children having free access to it when I’ve spent literally hours setting up controls for all other devices!
Are you talking about the youtube app on the Virginmedia TV boxes ? If so then you cannot remove it or even block it I am afraid that there is no solution that Virginmedia can offer.
You can try this but there is no guarantee that it will work as this may be a workaround, this may only work with a v6 if you have a Tivo then it will not work at all, as the Tivo uses an inbuilt modem for YouTube.
From a cmd prompt on your PC or Laptop, ping youtube.com and note IP address
Login to the Virgin Hub: 192.168.0.1 from your browser
Goto>connected devices>note the IP address of the Tivo box
Goto>Advanced settings>Security>Port Filtering
Setup a new rule:
Source IP address = IP address of the Tivo box
Destination IP = IP address of youtube.com
Protocol = All
Ports = All
Enabled = Yes
This may work.
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