Tip & How-To about Computers & Internet
This tip will be very useful for you.If you want to deny access to any website, you can block any website in your computer or laptop using the internal ip settings in the host's files in the windows directory.
There are softwares available to block websites, but we can easily do that using windows files itself.
The steps to be followed to restrict a website from accessing are detailed given below.
Go through the steps correctly and i have added screen shots of the steps for easy understanding, look at it and try out your self.
1] Browse C:WINDOWSsystem32driversetc .
2] Find the file named "HOSTS" .
3] Open it in notepad.
4] Under "127.0.0.1 local host" Add 127.0.0.2 www.sitenameyouwanttoblock.com , and that site will be no longer accessible.
5] Save the notepad... Ctrl+S...
Now it will be like
127.0.0.1 local host
-->www.sitenameyouwanttoblock is now inaccessible<--
Now when you type the URL of the website in the address in your browser which you have added in the internal ip and on pressing enter...
It will show like " oops the link appears to be broken"...
And your internet connection will not connect to the website server.
For every site that you want to add in the ip , just add "1" to the last number in the internal ip (127.0.0.2) and then type the URL of the site that you want to block.
IE: 127.0.0.3 www.blablabla.com
If you want to make it again accessible, delete the URL and the corresponding internal ip and save the HOSTS file.
You can use this to prevent children from getting in to porn portals , scam sites or any other sites...
You can use this to stop children from getting in to virus portals , scam sites or any fake sites...
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