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7 years, 8 months ago
I am trying to block social media and news websites on my local machine (Windows 7).
I added the below lines into my
In that way Facebook is successfully blocked. But thatstamil.com is still accessible. How do I block this site?
Jul 30, 2015 at 11:02
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Try removing the
Jul 30, 2015 at 11:59
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If you put in www.thatstamil.com, but are accessing thatstamil.com, the latter is not the same
fully qualified domain name (fqdn) as www.thatstamil.com. Try using the following:
Jul 30, 2015 at 11:46
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Try to block
tamil.oneindia.com instead of
Jul 30, 2015 at 11:06
Some versions of Firefox have their own DNS resolver and/or caching, which can cause configuration changes to the DNS resolver built into the OS to have a only a delayed effect or even no effect at all.
Dec 5, 2016 at 8:30
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