PC TIP OF THE DAY: Tricks to block websites without any Software

Nowadays children are addicted to social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Youtube etc. This has negatively affected their performance in school. If you want your children not to open a particular website, you can easily block that site. Do the following to block websites that you don’t want anyone to access on your computer.
  • Browse C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc
  • Find the file named “HOSTS”
  • Open it in notepad
  • Under “127.0.0.1 localhost” add 127.0.0.2 www.sitenameyouwantblocked.com.
Ex:- If you want to block Facebook then type 127.0.0.2 www.facebook.com. Then www.Facebook.com will no longer be accessible.

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