How to Block an Unwanted Website Reason for blocking an unwanted website is to prevent the children from surfing unwanted or dangerous websites. Whenever it requires, we can also unblock it by applying the password. There are few more ways to block the websites. A simple way is to block is through the explorer. Open internet explorer, go to “tools” tab and then to the tab “internet options”. To enable Content Advisor, on the “internet options” click on the word “content” and then enable by clicking the “enable” button present under “content advisor”. From the “Content Advisor” click on the “Approved sites” tab and which leads to enter the URL of the website which you wish to block. Click “Never” tab and give a password By using Google chrome, a particular website can also be blocked in the following way. In the Chrome website browser, go to “wrench symbol” in the upper right corner, select “tools”, click “under the hood” tab, choose change proxy settings, then go the “Security”, select “Restricted Sites”, double click the sites and add the site to be blocked. By using Windows XP, go the start ->All Programs->Accessories->Command Prompt. Click “Command Prompt”. This leads to open a DOS command window. Type “Notepad C:/Windows/System32/drivers/etc/hosts”. Find out the line 127.0.0.1 localhost. For instance, if you want to block the website metacafe.com, just add this text under 127.0.0.1 localhost: For example 127.0.0.1 metacafe.com 127.0.0.1 www.metacafe.com As many website can be added by prefixing the website address with 127.0.0.1 This is the latest and easy method to block the websites.
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