In this article we are going to learn to prevent your kids from visiting inappropriate sites. Are you afraid of your kids visiting websites they shouldn’t be ?However, there are some simple things that you can do on your computer to block websites with objectionable content and prevent your kids from accessing them .
You can access a specific file called hosts in your windows computer and to open the hosts file on your computer, make sure you are logged in as the administrator, then launch the Notepad app , open file by CTRL+O and open following locations c\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts . Go to a new line at the bottom of the file and enter
For example, i want to block facebook.com ,all you need type is
this blocking technique is quite effective, it has its own limitations. if you find it difficult to manually block each of the possible inappropriate website then i would recommend professional parental control software like NET NANNY (www.netnanny.com)
It has built in security and safety measures that will protect your kids from inappropriate websites and also by blocking pornography , vulgar and profane language, monitoring your kids interactions on social media , implementing restrictions on how long your kids can use the internet.
I would also suggest you to enable safesearch filters on google which prevents explicit and inappropriate content from showing up in the google search.
And to prevent anyone from being able to disable the safesearch filter, you should click on the Lock screen search option.
So with these simple solutions you could prevent your kids from being able to visit inappropriate websites on internet.