Tips to Block a Website in all Browsers :- Sometimes due to some reasons you want to block a website. Also if your kids surf a website to view some content which is not suitable for their age then blocking that website is the only alternative left for you. To do this you need to modify your host file. The host file is a file on the PC to save information regarding finding a node on a PC network.The steps for editing the host file are given below. If you need any kind of technical assistance to configure browser, call our toll-free Windows Operating System Support Phone number +1-800-297-9984 .
You need to type the exact drive name, where the MS Windows is installed.
The next step is to double click on the file named “hosts” and open this file using the “Notepad” application.
- The hosts file informs the computer to do a certain kind of action when a specific IP address or domain is accessed.
- Find the line “127.0.0.1 localhost’” or “:: 1 localhost”.
- Now press the enter key to make a new line. Now input the website or websites which you want to block. You can add any portal but you will require prefixing it with “127.0.0.1” followed by a single space and followed by the name of the website. For example, 127.0.0.1 rediff.com
- You need to insert all the website domains for example mobile domains on new lines. Your PC may block www.facebook.com, but not m.facebook.com. For an experienced PC user this is an easy task. Now save this file. If you face any type of problem in saving the hosts file then you require modifying the permissions granted to the administrator. To do this you need to right click on the hosts file and select “security” in the properties option. Also ensure that all the boxes are tick by you into your user account. This will permits you to save the hosts file as admin.
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