26 January, 2012

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Block Unwanted Websites On Windows With FocalFilter

Do you want to block some unwanted websites that distract you from your targeted work? Or do you want to block social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter from your family members, your children? Or whatever the scenario you want to block any particular website or group of predefined websites.

A simple lite utility will allow you to do the same as you want to. FocalFilter blocks the predefined list of websites for any specific time you set. 

  • Install the FocalFilter tool.
  • Click on 'Edit my site list' button.
  • Add all the website URL. One URL in one line. Hit enter and next URL in the next line.
  • Save the list.
  • Select the time period for which you want to block.
  • Click on 'Block my site list' button.
  • If you are already using any browser, restart your PC to take the blocking in effect.
If you change your mind before the time set, kill the FocalFilter from Windows Task Manager. 
  • Your computer should have MS .Net framework 4.0 installed to run FocalFilter.
You can download FocalFilter which is just 1.7MB.

You can block all those unwanted websites without using any third-party software. You have to edit the Windows hosts file. It is very easy and you don't have to rely on any software.
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