[How to] Block a Website on a Computer





Are your children’s spending too much time on social networking websites like Facebook, MySpace, Orkut? If yes, I have a solution for you!

On this article I am going to show you how to block a website on a computer. This can be done without making any changes to the current internet connection.

Steps to block a website on a computer:

1. Go to run command by Pressing Win +R and type the location written below and hit enter:

C:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

 

2. A notepad displays on your screen showing some type of cryptic information.

 

3. Go to the last line of the file and on a new line type the following:

127.0.0.1 [Name of a website you want to block.]

E.g.

 If you want to block Facebook than:

127.0.0.1 Facebook.com

 

[how to]Block a website on a computer

Block a website on a computer

4. Save the file and exit.

This is how we can block a website on a computer. In order to access the blocked website you have to remove the details for the  same file hosts.txt.



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