wikiHow to Block Yahoo!

Two Methods:Using Blocksi in Google ChromeBlocking for the Entire System (Windows 7/8/8.1)

Have you ever wanted to block a website that you hate, like Yahoo? Nevertheless, have you ever wanted to block any website? If so, this article can help you do so.

Method 1
Using Blocksi in Google Chrome

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    Search Google for "chrome web store".
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    Search the store for "blocksi"
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    Select the choice named: "Blocksi - Web filtering and parental control"
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    Install the extension (you will need a Google account for this). A new tab will open with the settings page.
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    Select the "URL Filter" tab.
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    Enter the domain of "http://www.yahoo.com" in the text field. Select "block" from the drop-down. Then click "Add".
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    Save your settings and close out of the tab. You have successfully blocked "yahoo.com" from Google Chrome

Method 2
Blocking for the Entire System (Windows 7/8/8.1)

  • Your system account must have administrator's privileges.
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    Search your PC for %systemdrive%/windows/system32/drivers/etc
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    Right-click on hosts and select "Open-with", then choose "Notepad"
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    After the last line in the document, enter 127.0.0.1, followed by the website that you want to block. For example, a blocking of Yahoo would equal: 127.0.0.1 yahoo.com
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    Save the file. You have successfully blocked Yahoo.com

Warnings

  • Don't accidentally block a website you need or will get in trouble for blocking.

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