Sometimes it is important to block certain websites from accessing your computer. Reasons can be anything. Let’s quickly learn how to manually block accessing any website from your computer.
How to 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 used to map hostnames to IP addresses. The host file can be easily edited using a Windows notepad. To block any website accessing from your computer, you would need to modify the host file. Follow the below steps to prevent access to any website from your computer which you don’t want to allow users to browse.
It is also essential to keep the host file with read-only permission, which avoids modification by external intruders remotely.
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