Netgear Router – Steps on How to Effectively Block Websites That Are Unwanted
It has been said that leaving your computer with an internet connection that is still active is not an easy thing to do especially if you have kids or other people who will be using it as well. 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.
We can say that children are the most vulnerable or the easiest target to online threats as they are the most curious being here on earth since they tend to click anything and everything that catches their attention, not knowing that it is already a threat, an adult content or perhaps, a scam that will have them filling up forms about some personal and confidential information like email addresses and passwords, among others.
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.
When you have a wireless router, it becomes very difficult to monitor the actions or the websites that your kids or anyone in your house are viewing as they can do it at the privacy of their home hence, if you want to ensure that your computer is protected or that you are safe online, there is one but important thing that you should do and that is to block any undesired or unwanted websites on your Netgear wireless router by means of their proxy server addresses. When it comes to blocking websites that are unwanted or undesired, here is a simple guide that you can use in order for you to effectively and successfully take the necessary action.
The very first thing that you should do is to, of course, open your internet browser. Once you have opened the internet browser, the next thing for you to do is to type the code192.168.0.1 in the address bar at the top of the browser and press the “enter” key. After the login window of the Netgear router pop up, type your username and password then hit the login button or press enter. 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’.