How to Block Any Website in Windows 10 | Follow Simple Steps!

In this tutorial, I will show you “How to block any websites on a Windows computer?” So, there are different ways to go about blocking unwanted websites. you can choose to block websites only on specific browsers or the entire operating system.

How to Block Any Website in Windows 10 | Follow Simple Steps!

In this post we will cover both websites can be blocked on any Windows computer by editing the hosts file-

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METHOD1 Blocking Website System-Wide

STEP1; First of all, locate the hosts file on Windows Explorer. Now go to below path👇

C:WindowsSystem32Driversetchosts

How to Block Any Website in Windows 10 | Follow Simple Steps!

STEP2; Now, copy the hosts file to your desktop.

STEP3; Next, open the file with notepad at the bottom create a new line then type 127.0.0.1 space the website address, you want to block for example- if you want to block Facebook website. Type the below string👇

127.0.0.1 www.facebook.com

How to Block Any Website in Windows 10 | Follow Simple Steps!

So, In this way, you can block as many sites as you want, but remember you can only add one per line.

STEP4; Now, save the change, and move the file to the previous directory.
Finally, reboot your computer for the changes to take effect, you are now done with blocking the websites on your computer.

METHOD2: Blocking Website In a Browser

Blocking specific sites in a browser only blocks the sites in that browser. other browsers on that computer will still be able to access the sites, you are blocking. There are plenty of extensions that allow you to block sites in Chrome Firefox, and other browsers.

STEP1; First of all, Install BlockSite extension on the Chrome browser. So, visit the Chrome Web Store.

How to Block Any Website in Windows 10 | Follow Simple Steps!

STEP2; Now, search for BlockSite, and add the extension to Chrome Brower.

How to Block Any Website in Windows 10 | Follow Simple Steps!

STEP3; Now, once the extension is added to the browser, then click on agree, and it will redirect you to the BlockSite page.

STEP4; Next time, you can click the BlockSite icon then the gear icon to open the block site page in the text box, and add the websites you want to block.

How to Block Any Website in Windows 10 | Follow Simple Steps!

STEP5; You can also visit a website, and click block this site option to block the site.

How to Block Any Website in Windows 10 | Follow Simple Steps!

STEP6; Now, if you want to unblock a site click on the minus (-) icon to the right of that site.

How to Block Any Website in Windows 10 | Follow Simple Steps!

So, In this way, You can easily block the website on windows computer.

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