Saturday, December 29, 2007

Parental Control Blocking Websites in Home

There are lots of software available in the market this will be easy and simple solution to block sites in the home . I am showing only in windows XP (SP2)

click Start -- > run then copy & paste this

notepad c:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\hosts

click ok or tap Enter button. This will automatically a notepad like the below screen

you can see a line containing the following text localhost

for eg if you want to block orkut in home enter the new line

remember all the sites you want to block should be given in seperate lines.

if you want to give access to the particular site you should remove that line and save the file, this will unblock the sites

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