Sometimes it is important to block websites accessing from your computer. Reasons can be anything. Instead of discussing about reasons, let’s quickly learn how to manually block accessing any website from your computer.
Block website accessing from your computer:In windows, there is a special file called hosts which is located under C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc. The Hosts file in Windows 10 / 8 / 7 is a plain text file is used to map host names to IP addresses. The host file is smaller in size about few kilobytes and can be easily edit using Windows notepad. In order to block any website accessing from your computer you would need to modify the host file. Follow the below steps to block access any website from your computer which you don’t want to allow users to browse it.
It is also important to keep host file with readonly permission. This will avoid modification by external intruder remotely.
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