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Can I block websites with firefox?

Discussion in 'All Other Software' started by King56, Oct 15, 2008.

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  1. King56

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    Is there a way I can block a certain address, or any firefox addons that do such a thing?
     
  2. Squashman

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    I use OpenDNS on my network at home. This will allow you to block things on your entire network and it is free. I am sure it is builtin to Firefox. I just don't have it loaded up on this computer at the moment. Software can be circumvented. Really hard to circument Open DNS blocking a website. It allows you to setup whitelists and black lists and it has categories you can block as well.

    And of course a little google search will give you all kinds of options on how to do it in Firefox.
     
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    Or download the Ad Block Plus add-on for firefox, I'm using it, can block anything, even pictures and videos.
     
  5. hewee

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    A hosts file will work even better because it will block the sites no matter what Browsers you are using.

    Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File

    Then getting Ad Block Plus you can block even more at site you do go to.
     
  6. Rollin_Again

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    Some routers have the ability to block specific sites as well.

    Regards,
    Rollin
     
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