Sunday, February 24, 2008

Block & unblock a WEBSITE

Sometimes,eventhough we have access to the internet in colleges some sites like orkut etc are banned.
Now, the 2 qts that arise in mind are1)How is that blocking done??2)How to overcome and unblock??
Blocking a website:
For eg you want to block !

1) Open the folder C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\etc
2) There you will find a file named HOSTS
3) Now,open that file using notepad(right click and open with notepad)
4) Now, in the file under the line localhost add another line as
5) Now, File>>Save !
Now if you try opening,it will not load
Unblock a website:
To unblock a site,just remove the line added in HOSTS file.(sometimes you may need to restart to load the site)

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