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Windows 7: how to block certain websites

04 Mar 2010   #1

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how to block certain websites

hi guys - how do i block websites, like roblox, and other game websites...seems kids spend a lot of time playing games on these sites...i would like to know how to block these sites so they cant play games etc?..ta

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04 Mar 2010   #2
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Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

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04 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)
 
 

What you want is parental controls...

Parental Controls - Setup and Use

That way you can limit time...

And another way to block sites:

Internet Explorer Content Advisor - Allow or Block Specific Websites
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04 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 64x
 
 

Adding the sites you want to block to your hosts file.





I didn't click on your link Jacee until I had already posted.
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07 Mar 2010   #5

windows 7
 
 

thanks guys..used the hosts file..i edited the file with 127.0.0.1 followed by wensite i want to block....kids dont know whats happened...i said the sites have gone down..lol
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07 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Useful only if you know the website URL. I used this for my daughter's computer to block all the "unknown" out there.

K9 Web Protection - Free Internet Filtering and Parental Controls Software
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07 Mar 2010   #7
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I hope your kids don't know about admin rights. A friend of mine blocked his kids sites and his 8 year old got online and figured out how to get admin rights.
My friend hadn't set up passwords and accounts very well. They're set up pretty tight now.
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