January 27, 2008 by Vincent
How To Block Websites Without Software
Your kids are spending way too much time on a certain website and you are not happy with it? Discover adult websites in the History after your kids used your computer?
If your kids still won’t listen even after all the nagging, you might want to just block the websites you don’t want them to visit. In just 3 simple steps, without any software downloading, you can block as many websites as you want easily.
Click Start > Run. Type
notepad C:/Windows/System32/drivers/etc/hosts in the “Open:” field and click OK.
A notepad will pop up. Find the line where it says “
Immediately under the “
127.0.0.1 localhost“, enter the website you want to block by using the format “127.0.0.1 webaddress.com”. For example, you want to block Google and Yahoo from being accessed:
You can block as many websites as you want, just make sure you only enter one URL per line. To remove the blocked websites, just simply remove the line and you are done.
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