Important Things That You Should Know Regarding Blocking Unwanted Websites Effectively
Leaving your computer turned on with an active internet connection is not an easy thing to do, most especially if you have kids or children that are using the same device as you do. Furthermore, we also know that it is quite hard or not even possible to forbid our kids from using the computer since it is what they use when they play video games or when they are grabbing some knowledge from Google for their studies or for the projects that they have to do. And yet, for seniors and for parents, it is common to be worried sick about the online safety of the websites that our child or our children our viewing, most especially if they are using the internet without our knowledge or if they are searching something online, behind our back.
Children, being so innocent and oblivious of the functionalities of the internet as well as the responsibilities they have in using the internet, will click open anything that catches their eyes due to curiosity, regardless of whether it is already scams, threats or even adult contents that are hidden in various sites that will be asking them to fill up personal and confidential information like email addresses and passwords, to name a few.
So, what you can do to make sure that you are safe online? And because we want you to gain some knowledge on how to guarantee your safety online and how you can block unwanted websites effectively, we will write down below the things that you can do about it.
Monitoring the websites viewed or visited by your kids or anyone using the wireless router you have at home is quite difficult to do as they can use it anytime, anywhere so, to make sure that you are protected or safe online, the only way for you to do so is to block websites that are unwanted or undesired on your Netgear wireless router via the proxy server addresses that they have. Now, talking about blocking websites that are unwanted, we have here a guide that will help and assist you in doing such a thing accurately.
On the guide that we have, the first thing that must be done is to open the internet browser you are using. After opening your browser, in the address bar at the top of it, type 192.168.0.1 then press the enter key. This will bring up the Netgear router login window and once you see it, type your username and password specifically for it to be used then hit enter or tap the button log in. On the menu at the left hand side, under the 2nd category there is the ‘Content Filtering’, you have to click on the option that says ‘Block Sites’.