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This is a tip explaining step by step how to block websites on your Firefox browser. This is a very handy tool when you want to block certain sites from your children, or block pornography.

Here is how we do it:

Step 1:

We need to download the software which will enable you to block web pages. This is a ad on for Firefox, LeechBlock. Click HERE to download.Once you are directed to download page, just click on the "ADD to Firefox" option.


You need to wait 4 seconds, then click on install.



After the add on finished installing, you will need to restart your browser. Just click on the restart option. You will have on pop up when the browser has restarted, this is just to show that you have installed a new add on.







Now, we can start Blocking certain websites. Here is how we do it.
Go to the "Tools" tab and move your pointer to Leechblock. Choose options.

Now, say for example i want to block You-Tube and Keepvid. Just type in the URL of the pages you want to block Choose the time of each day which you want the sites to be blocked. Also you need t choose which days you want the sites to be blocked. I chose the whole day, and every day of the week.





You can also name your set list, i named mine, Youtube. Click "OK" when you are done.

Now we can test the software. I will attempt to go to you tube.



This is a very handy tool to block websites you do not want to accessed. It is very discreet, and your children will not even know it is installed, because it does not show on the main display like other add ons.

For other examples on the blocking method, click HERE. The other examples will show you how to block sites for only certain days, and certain periods of time. For more info on Blocking adds, feel free to read my tip, click HERE to read.

I really hope this can be of help. Please rate accordingly.

Kind regards
Andrea

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Knowing how to block and unblock sites in your operating system can come in very handy, mostly if you have children you want to protect from accessing inappropriate content. Regardless of the reason why you would like to block and unblock sites, being able to perform this task will ultimately help you take control of your network and protect your computer from websites you consider useless or potentially harmful. Fortunately, blocking and unblocking sites is a simple task you can perform swiftly through your Web browser's Internet Options setting.

Launch your Internet Explorer browser and select the "Tools" option, which is displayed on the upper right corner of the browser's window. Click on the "Internet Options" selection displayed at the bottom of the drop-down menu and then select the "Security" tab. Select the red icon titled "Restricted Sites," which is displayed in the box below where it says "Select a zone to view or change security settings." Click the "Sites" tab featured below the "Restricted Sites" icon you just clicked on. Type the URL address of the site you would like to block in the text field displayed below where it says "Add this website to the zone:" and then click the "Add" tab to save the changes (you may block an indefinite number of sites). If you wish to unblock any of the sites you have blocked, simply go back to the "Restricted Sites" menu, click on the site you would like to unblock, which will be displayed below where it says "Websites:" and click on the "Remove" tab. use security zones in Internet Explorer http://support.microsoft.com/kb/174360 b> Using Firefox Launch your Firefox Web browser and open the support page for Mozilla Firefox (see Below). https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/search/?q=parental+control&cat=all In this Web page you will be able to access an array of filtering add-ons you can utilize with Firefox to block and unblock any sites you want. Look through the various filtering add-ons available on the Mozilla Firefox support page and click on the option you would like to use to block and unblock sites. Keep in mind that some of the filtering add-ons require a payment and some don't. Click on the prompt that says "Continue to Download" or "Add to Firefox." The prompt that will be displayed to you will ultimately depend on the filtering add-on you chose; however, you will have to click on either options to download the add-on. Select the tab that says "Install Now," which will be displayed on a pop-up window. You may want to consider downloading the the FoxFilter add-on because it has the reputation of being prolific and it is free to use. Restart your Firefox Web browser once you are prompted to do so. This will occur after the installation process has finished. Once Firefox restarts, the Firefox filtering add-on you chose will be enabled and you will be able to block and unblock sites through the add-on.

Feb 23, 2013 | HP Computers & Internet

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I have accidently blocked my profile pictures and I do not know how to fix it could you help me?


Hi, Please try the below steps if you are using Internet explorer as browser:- 1. Go to the "Tools" menu
2. Choose "Options"
3. Click on the "Content" tab
4. Across from "Load images automatically" click "Exceptions"
5. Highlight the Facebook URL
6. Click "Remove site"
7. Close the Exceptions window
8. Click "OK"
9. Restart your browser
And if you are using Mozilla Firefox please try the below steps:- 1. Go to the "Tools" menu
2. Choose "Options"
3. Click on the "Content" tab
4. Across from "Load images automatically" click "Exceptions"
5. Highlight the Facebook URL
6. Click "Remove site"
7. Close the Exceptions window
8. Click "OK"
9. Restart your browser
If you don't see an "Options" selection in the "Tools" menu, you will need to follow these steps:
1. Go to the "Firefox" menu
2. Choose "Preferences"
3. Click on the "Content" tab
4. Across from "Load images automatically" click "Exceptions"
5. Highlight the Facebook URL
6. Click "Remove site"
7. Close the Exceptions window
8. Click "OK"
9. Restart your browser

Best wishes for your effort.Thank you for your time and patience.

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hey, do you no how to unblock facebook on a school...


Its hard to tell how but i searched an answer over the net and all you have to do is to reverse the step by step guide to block a site. Good luck. Remember to just reverse the direction.
1. Load your Internet explorer
2. Click Tools
3. Click Internet Options
4. Click the Privacy tab
5. Under the Privacy window, Click Sites
6. Type in the site address that you want to Block and Click OK. Remember this technique only blocks on one site at a time. Parental control software will allow you to block multiple sites and categories.
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Here are alternate instructions to block a website using Internet Explorer.
Tools ->Internet Options->Security->Restricted sites->Sites->Type in the site address and Click ADD then click OK

How to Restrict a Website using Firefox
Firefox requires an add-on to restrict sites. You can find many good ones at Mozilla.org.


How to block a Website using Google Chrome

1. Open your Chrome Web Browser
2. Click the wrench symbol in he upper right corner.
3. Choose Tools
4. Click Under the Hood tab.
5. Choose Change Proxy Settings.
6. Click Security, click Restricted Sites
7. Double click Sites and add the site you want block

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How to Block A Website in All Web Browsers

This action will require you to edit your Host file. Your host file is a computer file used to store information on where to find a node on a computer network. For more a more detailed description. Check out this link Host File Description Link
In 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 blow a website.


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May 20, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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