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block a web site

Discussion in 'Web & Email' started by snow_wolf46, Apr 18, 2008.

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  1. snow_wolf46

    snow_wolf46 Thread Starter

    Apr 18, 2008
    i been trying to block a certain web site i tried going to tools and through there as i seen on here that was said to block the web site but after i did all that i was still able to go to the one i blocked can anyone help me thanks
  2. Squashman

    Squashman Trusted Advisor

    Apr 4, 2003
    You should be able to block a website in your Restricted Sites in Internet Explorer. Another option is to edit your hosts file to redirect the domain name to the localhost address (

    Another great option, which is the one I use at home is to setup an OpenDNS account and use their DNS server address. You can block websites from your account.
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