How do I block only certain websites without blocking everything on the internet?
It's silly to say but I'm practically addicted to certain websites that I know I shouldn't be looking at when I'm at work. I need the internet for my job so I can't get rid of it altogether but websites such as myspace or perezhilton I'd like to block on my work computer so I'm not tempted to look at them at work. Is that possible?
Asked By: blue scissors - 12/16/2008
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You can easily and effectivily block access to a website by adding it to your Windows HOSTS file. (Yes, Hosts is capitalised for some strange reason... More
Answered By: Techno - 12/16/2008
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If you have a router you can block any site you wish in the settings. Also, you can set up a "hosts" file to block sites on the operating system level. Here are some instructions.....http://www.allthingsmarked.com/2006/08/28/howto-block-websites-using-the-hosts-file/
Answered By: amd fanboy - 12/16/2008
Try self-discipline, or the hosts file ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki//etc/hosts )
Answered By: Matt Flaschen - 12/16/2008
If you are using Firefox heres an Addon: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/3145 no clue for IE
Answered By: Temperanza - 12/16/2008
open up a browser ie int explorer go to tools internet options security restricted sites type it in add ok close
Answered By: new_dealer_pls - 12/16/2008
You may want to invest in an internet filter. This will allow certain privileges to each user you can modify the settings and chose which categories you would like restricted. Also, you can other peoples net surfing activity from your office computer. If they are attempt to leave you restriction zone. You can easily... More
Answered By: Mickey L - 12/16/2008
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