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How do i block a website

i want to block any website

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  • 1 decade ago
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    How to Block A Website in Windows Explorer

    1. Open Internet Explorer. In the Menubar click Tools > Internet Options > Content. In the Content Advisor box, click Enable.

    2. Click the Approved Sites tab. Enter the address of the website.

    Keep in mind - if you want to block the complete website put * in front. For example to block myspace completely, type *.myspace.com

    Click Never and then OK.

    3. Click on the General tab and sure to select Users can see websites that have no ratings

    4. Enter a password you can remember easily with a hint.

    5. Hit OK. Surf safe Internet.

    How to Block A Web site in All Web Browsers (Windows XP)

    1. Click Start > All Programs > Accessories > Command Prompt

    2. Click Command Prompt This will open a DOS command window.

    3. Type: notepad C:/Windows/System32/drivers/etc/hosts

    4. Locate the line 127.0.0.1 localhost

    5. To block the website google.com for example, just add this text under 127.0.0.1 localhost:

    127.0.0.1 google.com

    127.0.0.1 www.google.com

    You can add as many sites any site, However you will need to prefix it with "127.0.0.1".

    6. Save the file

    Google will now be blocked in all web browser. This is an advanced but easy method on how to block a Web site.

    NOTE: This method is how some viruses block your ability to access a site.

  • 6 years ago

    The best way to get around is to use a proxy.

    Downside is a lot of proxies make money on you by selling your data or even use your account to sell likes.

    I personally watch a lot of movies at work and use a free trial proxy (no personal/payment info needed).

    Source(s): www.visitblockedwebsites.com
  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    You can edit host file or you can also use filter program like Aobo Filter for PC.

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