How to block websites without using any softwares

If you Want to block a website on your computer,then you just follow the simple step which i have mention below.In this post you have to learn how to block any website with-out any software. Just follow the below steps

Steps to block websites without using any softwares

Step 1. Just Click on the Start Menu and type "CMD" in the Start Search bar.

(shortcut to Open CMD >> (Window Key + R ) >> Type CMD >> And Hit Enter

Step 2. And Type notepad %windir%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts


Alternative :- Go to C:\Windows\System32\Drivers\Etc and find the file "hosts". Then open with notepad file.


Step 3. When this hosts file is opened in Notepad, at the end of the file you will see something like " localhost".

Under " localhost" just add another website URL that you want to block.

Note : is just your local i.p address if you have a internet so, just check your i.p address by using ipconfig command.

For Example:-

Step 4. Make sure every time you add another website.

Step 5. Save the file and exit.

So, here you go. Restart your browser if it is opened and changes will take place immediately.

Note :-If you want to unblock a website ,so just put # in the begin of your local ip address

example :-

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