[KB2844] Block a website using ESET Windows home products (15.x–16.x)



Block a specific website

You can also block access to all websites except those you specify.

  1. Open the main program window of your ESET Windows product.

  2. Press the F5 key to access Advanced setup.

  3. Click Web and EmailWeb access protection and expand URL Address Management. Click Edit next to Address list.

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  1. Select List of blocked addresses and click Edit.

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  1. Click Add, type the links of the sites that you want to block and then click OK. Click OK in the open windows to exit Advanced setup.

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Wildcards and other recommendations
  • The wildcards * and ? may be used. For example, if you wanted to block all addresses from nk01.sample.com to nk98.sample.net, you would type: nk??.sample.*
  • For a list of recommended domains to block, refer to the section "Practice safe Internet browsing" in the following ESET Knowledgebase article: What can I do to minimize the risk of a malware attack?

Block all websites except those you specify

  1. Follow the instructions in the section above to add a wildcard (*) to the list of blocked addresses.

  2. Select the List of allowed addresses and follow the instructions from steps 4-5 above to add the URLs for websites you want to allow.