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How to block websites?

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    How to block websites?


    How do I block access to certain websites in all web browsers (Internet Explorer, Mozilla, & Google Chrome)?

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    If you're using Avast Antivirus, you can go to Security, Site Blocking.
    "OpenDNS"
    Host file.
    Router?
    Last edited by Mr Sardonicus; 14 Aug 2013 at 22:36.
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    Well, right now I am using Norton.
    But after the 60 day free trial I will be using windows defender.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ADM20 View Post
    Well, right now I am using Norton.
    But after the 60 day free trial I will be using windows defender.
    All the items I mentioned are free. But if you want to block sites, those are some good options.
    There are some tutorials on the web. Most of them are simple.
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    64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro


    The easiest way to do what you want is by editing your host file ...

    Hosts File : Use in Windows 7 / Vista - Windows 7 Help Forums
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    you can also install WOT in ie and Firefox Web of Trust

    it is an addin for all 3 browsers

    works very nice
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