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#1 wavemaker

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 09:45 PM

Gooday all at BC. My wife has asked me to block facebook on her work computer. She just can't help herself! The computer is on her office network, has win7 installed and runs only IE browser. Any help muchly appreciated.


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Posted 12 August 2013 - 09:50 PM

Add the Facebook URL to her HOSTS File.

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Posted 12 August 2013 - 10:13 PM

Thank you for that. Can you tell me how to do that please?


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Posted 12 August 2013 - 10:46 PM

Take a look here: http://www.howtogeek.com/howto/27350/beginner-geek-how-to-edit-your-hosts-file/

And as an example it even has Facebook as the site to block.

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 06:39 PM

Fantastic. Thank you. Please mark as resolved.


Edited by wavemaker, 13 August 2013 - 07:13 PM.

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Posted 13 August 2013 - 07:56 PM

You're quite welcome on behalf of the Bleeping Computer community.

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