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Offline johnmergene

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How to block URL in avast 5
« on: February 13, 2011, 08:35:53 AM »
hey, can i know how to block URL in Avast 5 free antivirus?

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Re: How to block URL in avast 5
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2011, 08:48:08 AM »
In version 5, it's only in paid products. But it will be free in version 6, which is already in beta. You can give it a try, but make sure you use it on a test machine and not a work machine.

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Re: How to block URL in avast 5
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2011, 04:14:19 PM »
hey, can i know how to block URL in Avast 5 free antivirus?

You should be able to do that in any competent firewall or in the HOSTS file or by using a HOSTS file manager. Or many browsers also have blocking tools.
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Re: How to block URL in avast 5
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2011, 04:23:39 PM »
hey, can i know how to block URL in Avast 5 free antivirus?

You should be able to do that in any competent firewall or in the HOSTS file or by using a HOSTS file manager. Or many browsers also have blocking tools.
See:
Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm

A good HOSTS file manager is HostsMan.
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Re: How to block URL in avast 5
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2011, 04:27:19 PM »
Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File
http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm

A good HOSTS file manager is HostsMan.

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