Spending lot of time on social networking site, its very common issue for us. Also it is very tough to keep way you children or your employee from social networking site such as Facebook, You tube. during the time there study or working. Many of people ask me that, is it possible keep away them from the social networking site?
Yes ! you can block any social networking site without using any software in your Personal computer or working computer. There are lots of methods are available on Internet but we are going to talking about a simple manual process to block social networking site. So just follow the step one by one. Lats do that……..
How To Block Any Social Networking Sites on PC Manually
Some times it is very difficult to afford or buy a software to control or block those certain sites. Don’t wary ! this manually method is totally free and easy. Just you have to do some kind of changes to hosts file in your Personal Computer system by using Notepad. Its may b e little puzzling to open your Windows hosts file regularly to play block and unblock game. But i hope you must like it.
At 1st, you must locate the host file, which is depending on the OS of your computer.
- For the windows user, the file is in C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\
- if you have Unix or Linux, it is at /etc/hosts
- And form Mac OS 9 user, Go to System Folder and then Preferences.
- Or for the Mac OS X user, the file is at /private/etc/hosts
Hosts file locate in different location in different OS but the method of blocking website on your PC is the same. So here is the method to do in windows.
- A simple process to find out the location, copy the path address C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc\ hosts and now press win+r, paste here and press enter.
- select the hosts file and right click. Now open with Notepad.
- At the end of the script add those line
- Now you have to save the changes. And again press win+r and type “gpupdate”.
Here come a black screen with User policy update text. After the the successfully updated massage you will see that your computer won’t open Facebook, You tube, Twitter when you try to access it. Hope you successfully edit and update the script. If you like it so please comment and share this post. Thank you.