How to: Block a website

Mar 11, 2009

So you want to block a website at your computer or some network, though there are a lot of softwares available for that but yet there's a small windows tweak to do that. To block a website follow the below given steps

You must Login as administrator

1. Go to Start> Run
2. Type notepad C:/Windows/System32/drivers/etc/hosts
3. Go to line localhost
Now half the task is over
4. Now if you want to block the site say then replace the line  localhost with
5. Now save the file
6.The is blocked on your computer.
7. now go to start> run and type ipconfig /flushdns
8. Thats it!

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