How to Block annoying Website on Your Computer

Know How to Block Website on Your Computer to Keep Your Children Safe on the Internet

Want to keep your children safe on the Internet? Or Want to block a certain annoying site? If your answer to the above question is “Yes” then you can do so without any expert help or advice within just a few steps. Actually, the Block Website method is best for you if you want to keep away your loved from certain websites.

Steps to Block Websites on Windows 10/8/XP

Step 1: First of all go to the “Run” from the Search bar

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                      Open Run

Step 2: In Run, type command as it is C:/Windows/System32/drivers/etc Note: here C: is the drive where your Windows is installed, in my case it is C. After this press OK.

type command in Run box

     Type command as it is C:/Windows/System32/drivers/etc

Step 3: From the list of open file, select the Host file and open it on notepad.

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                  Select the Host file and open it on notepad

Step 4: Now find ::1 localhost or 127.0.0.1  localhost lines and put the cursor at the end of the file which is lowest down.

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                             Put cursor at the end of file

Step 5: Now type 127.0.0.1 followed by a single space and then type website address like xxx.com

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                                   Now type 127.0.0.1

Step 6: After insertion of all annoying site, click on File -> Save

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                                      File -> Save          

In any case, if you want to unblock previously blocked site, then simply follow above given steps and then remove blocked site name that you listed as well as save the changes. Although, for getting total control on web surfing the website, blocking is the best method, but still if you want more help than comment your issue, we will help till your issue gets resolved. Thanks for reading!

Nisha Chauhan

Nisha Chauhan is a Technical writer since five years and working for learnsmartly.org that is a website to sort out technical issues in the smartest way. Her passion for making people self-learner keeps her self-motivated to write effective blogs. She has deep expertise in the topics she covers along with an undeniable passion to help the novice or learners who need reliable help and information with their technology, software, and social sites instantly.

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