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Regarding blocking sites in chrome

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Regarding blocking sites in chrome

rahulwalame
Kindly tell me how should I block sites in chrome without installing any additional software.
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    glen.harris

    If you're looking at doing this for a single device you could doctor the hosts file so that the site tries to loopback which will fail.
    You can do this by right-clicking notepad and selecting run as administrator. File, Open, type *.* and press enter in the file name box. Navigate to c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
    Append the site to the bottom of the hosts filesuch as below:
    127.0.0.1 siteiwanttoblock.com

    If you're looking to block a particular site from multiple machines on a network you'll probably be better doing this at the gateway.

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    JPElectron

    If you mean to block sites on just 1 computer running Chrome, without installing any software on that one computer - the hosts file method suggestion will work nicely.

    If you need to block sites on multiple computers running Chrome, without installing any software on the computers, that can be done... but you'll need to install software on at least one computer or "server" somewhere on the same network, for example: http://www.dnsredirector.com - or you could accomplish this with a separate network appliance, or in the firewall/router if it has site blocking capabilities.

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    glen.harris

    If you're looking at doing this for a single device you could doctor the hosts file so that the site tries to loopback which will fail.
    You can do this by right-clicking notepad and selecting run as administrator. File, Open, type *.* and press enter in the file name box. Navigate to c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
    Append the site to the bottom of the hosts filesuch as below:
    127.0.0.1 siteiwanttoblock.com

    If you're looking to block a particular site from multiple machines on a network you'll probably be better doing this at the gateway.

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    JPElectron

    If you mean to block sites on just 1 computer running Chrome, without installing any software on that one computer - the hosts file method suggestion will work nicely.

    If you need to block sites on multiple computers running Chrome, without installing any software on the computers, that can be done... but you'll need to install software on at least one computer or "server" somewhere on the same network, for example: http://www.dnsredirector.com - or you could accomplish this with a separate network appliance, or in the firewall/router if it has site blocking capabilities.