[KB2844] Block a website using ESET home and small office products for Windows



Block a specific website or domain

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 ProtectionWeb access protection and expand URL list management. Click Edit next to Address list.

    Figure 1-1
  4. Select List of blocked addresses and click Edit.

    Figure 1-2
  5. Click Add and type or copy/paste the link of the websites you want to block. To add multiple websites, click Enter multiple values, type or copy/paste the website links and select a separator for multiple values. Click OKOK.

    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.*

    • See the list of recommended domains to block.

    Figure 1-3
  6. Click OK in the remaining open windows to exit Advanced setup.

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.