Here is a cool tips on how to block websites without using any kind of softwares. With this trick , you don’t have to use any kind of shareware and freeware softwares. All you need is the following simple tips.
1. Browse C:WINDOWSsystem32driversetc
2. Find the file named “HOSTS”
3. Open it in notepad
4. Under “127.0.0.1 localhost” Add 127.0.0.2 www.sitenameyouwantblocked.com , and that site will no longer be accessable.
www.blockedsite.com is now unaccessable
For every site after that you want to add, just add “1” to the last number in the internal ip (127.0.0.2) and then the addy like before.
We all know that browsing the internet make your computer vulnerable from any malicious kind of attack. Well, I will teach you how to block sites on computer. In case you know a malicious sites that you want to block or if there’s other user on your computer, To prevent them from accessing the malicious site. In my case, I block sites to prevent other to use my computer to protect all my files. There are many softwares that are available on internet that do site blocking but, in this tutorial, you are gonna learn how to block sites on computer without using any software.
It is very easy to block sites on computer without any software. This trick will work on Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7. I have tried this trick on all windows and it really works. Follow the steps below to learn how to block sites on computer.
First, Click the “Start” then search this “
C:/windows/system32/drivers/etc/hosts” without the qoutation mark and a Host file will appear then Hit enter
Try to access the web address you’ve add to block list, and see that you cannot access it.
A box will appear saying “Open With”, choose Notepad. Then a Notepad with text will appear, find the “127.0.0.1” “localhost” below it press tab and type 127.0.0.1, then press tab again and type the web address you want to block (Ex : www.youtube.com).Take note you may block as many as you like, like the example picture below. Then Save it,close or close it then click save and youre done!
If you want to remove the site from block list, access the “
C:/windows/system32/drivers/etc/hosts” without the qoutation mark and remove the web address you’ve entered together with the 127.0.0.1.