We are sharing with you a very simple guide that can help to block a particular website or different websites from been accessible on your computer.
With this, it can prevent your employees from accessing some types of websites when they are at work or you can also apply this method if you are an IT instructor in a school or an institution to make some websites inaccessible on some computers.
With this guide you can block any type of website on your computer, this can protect your computer from unauthorized people getting access to your private information you have stored on some websites when they have access to your computer.Parents can also make use of this guide by blocking some bad websites on their children’s PC to help them stay safe online.
Just follow the simple steps we have made below on how to block a website on your PC.
How To Block Any Type Of Website On Your Computer
We have made this guide very simple and easy to implement, you can actually block any website on your computer anytime you wish.
1.Right click on the start menu and open windows system drive(Local Disk C)
2.Click on Windows folder to open.
3.Now locate system32 from the windows folder and open it.
4.Select drivers from System32 folder.
5.Open drivers folder and locate the folder titled etc and open it.
6.Now select host from etc folder copy it and save it somewhhere (case any error occurs) then right click on it and open it with notepad.
> Local Disk C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\etc
1.After opening it with notepad you need to edit it to be able to block the website on your computer.
2.Now in the host file you need to specify the type of websites you want to block on your computer.
3.This can be done by typing 127.0.0.1 then you type the spacebar once to leave a single space then type the address of the website you want to block on your computer.Eg: 127.0.0.1 www.facebook.com on the same line.
4.Make sure you type them just under the buttom of the files in the host.
You can add as many websites as you want there with the same order.
Now you have to Save it and you are done blocking those websites on your computer.You can make changes to it anytime you want.
If you no longer want to block a particularwebsite on your computer you have to edit the host file and remove it from the list.Thats all.
This is the best method you can use to block any type of website on your computer,with this you can be confident when you give your laptop or computer to anyone to use they can not open your online accounts such as facebook,gmail etc.
You can also use this method to block some websites in your school,work place and your childrens computer.This is the easiest way to block websites on your pc.I hope it helped you. Dont forget to share.