How to block websites in Internet explorer 8

How to block websites in Internet explorer 8
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This guide is part of the Internet Explorer 8 series

Guides in this series:

Make: Microsoft

Model / Product: Internet Explorer

Version: 8

Objective / Info: Prevent specific websites from being viewed using Internet Explorer 8 using the Content Advisor feature. If you have multiple web browsers installed on the computer, these steps will not block the website for those web browsers.

Open Internet Explorer 8 by double clicking the icon on the desktop or the start menu.

Visit the site that you want to block and make sure you copy ot write down the domain exactly as it is displayed in the address bar or the browser.
Click the "Tools" button.

Select the "Internet Options" option.

Click the "Content" tab.

Click the "Enable" button.

  Note : If Content Advisor has already been enabled you will have to click "Settings" button.

Click the "Approved Site" tab.

Type the name of the url, that you noted in step 2, into the "Allow this website" field.

Press the "Ok" button.

Create a password that will be required to remove or edit these changes for the blocked sites and press the "Ok" button.

Now you need to make one other selection so that all of the other sites that you do want to visit will not be blocked by the Content Advisor. Click the "Settings" button.

Select the first checkbox.

Close any other boxes that might be open. This task should now be complete. If not, review and repeat the steps as needed. Submit any questions using the section at the bottom of this page.


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