How to Block Facebook or Any Website Without any software

I have many reason to block Facebook in my office.Some of the most common reasons my worker kill time in facebook. spammers who use adware and popups to attack  PC. Other reasons may be to prevent your children from having access to certain site content such as porn and gambling.
The best solution would be to use some commercial software to block these websites. Another way would be to configure a proxy filter at the network gateway. Both these solutions are the good ways to block websites. But if you are looking for a cheap solution (read Free) which involves little or no technical expertise, then you can use HOSTS file to block websites.
(Remember this prossece work in any browser in the world)

Stap1. If you are on windows vista or windows xp, go to click on start->run type, notepad%SystemRoot%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts, and press enter.
Stap2. You will see a new notepad window on your screen containing some cryptic information. Don’t panic. Just goto the last line of the file, hit the enter key and type the following:
Save the file and exit. That’s it. None of the above sites will now open on your computer.
You can block as many websites as you like with the above technique. If you want to remove the ban later, open the same file as mentioned in Step 1 and delete the above lines.

How to block Facebook or Website using Internet Explorer
You can block a site by following the directions below:
1. Load your Internet explorer
2. Click Tools
3. Click Internet Options
4. Click the Privacy tab
5. Under the Privacy window, Click Sites
6. Type in the site address that you want to Block (Like and Click OK. Remember this technique only blocks on one site at a time. Parental control software will allow you to block multiple sites and categories.

Here are alternate instructions to block a website using Internet Explorer.
Tools ->Internet Options->Security->Restricted sites->Sites->Type in the site address and Click ADD then click OK.

How to block a Website using Google Chrome
You can block a site by following the directions below:
1. Open your Chrome Web Browser
2. Click the wrench symbol in he upper right corner.
3. Choose Tools
4. Click Under the Hood tab.
5. Choose Change Proxy Settings.
6. Click Security, click Restricted Sites
7. Double click Sites and add the site you want block

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