View Full Version : how to block websites in firefox from accessing

30-03-2006, 10:52 PM
I want to know to block websites in firefox from accessing by using password or other methods. im running win xp pro

31-03-2006, 01:01 AM
Host file

31-03-2006, 01:05 AM
Polo - we will probably need more details about what you want, like who are you trying to block them from, why and which sites.

31-03-2006, 08:12 AM
im trying to block sites so my other family member cant access. Sites like apple, microsoft etc

31-03-2006, 08:16 AM
as metioned HOST file.
Do a google on it there a lot of info on the web, you can even download one but I reccomend renaming your orginal one so you can go back to the orginal if you need to.

31-03-2006, 11:19 AM
Do a search on your C drive for hosts (probably in C:\WINDOWS\System32\Drivers\Etc). Open it in Notepad or Wordpad. Add the URL you want to block in the format of websitename.com, without the http or www. Save.

When you want to access the sites just go back, rename it it to hostsold and save.

It's not actually as much of a hassle as it sounds.

The question though is why you want to block such innocuous sites such as Microsoft?