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Thread: How can I use windows to block domain?

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    Default How can I use windows to block domain?

    If I go to C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts and add the following line I can block a website:

    This is handy, but I am unaware of how I can use this trick or any other trick to block https sites. Is anyone aware of a way I can use Windows to block a https website?

    For example, if the website is the either of the following should work: #where is the ip address of the website.

    For some reason this only seems to work with http websites. :/
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    It should redirect regardless of http/https.
    It works off hostname (e.g. vs

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