Jump to content

Welcome to MSFN Forum
Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more. This message will be removed once you have signed in.
Login to Account Create an Account


How to block Facebook on my router

  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic




  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 181 posts
  • Joined 12-December 04

I run a small company, and my employes always hang on facebook when Im not around the office.

I would like to block facebook access.

I've heard that you can block it by going into windows folder and write a line in hosts ( www.facebook.com) but my employes found a way to pass it.

We have a Sinope E568+ router, and i would like to block it from router directly.

Any ideas????

Please help

Bye and greetz from Slovenia


How to remove advertisement from MSFN



    K-Mart-ian Legend

  • Supervisor
  • 10,293 posts
  • Joined 28-April 06
  • OS:Windows 7 x86
  • Country: Country Flag


To be honest, if you have set your HOSTS file to block facebook (you should be using instead of also should probably also block fbcdn.net/com as well) and your employees are circumventing these settings, blocking facebook isn't the way to resolve this issue. If you have sent along an official communication to your staff about it being blocked at some point in the past, and they are still finding ways to get there, that is a personnel problem (rather than a technical problem) that may require disciplinary action (for insubordination). That is just my opinion and not to say there is no technical answer to your question. :angel
MSFN RULES | GimageX HTA for PE 3-5 | lol probloms
Posted Image




  • Patrons
  • 2,425 posts
  • Joined 08-January 04
  • OS:XP Pro x86
  • Country: Country Flag



Section 4.7
[ Download all Windows XP Post SP3 High-Priority Updates with a simple double click @ xdot.tk Posted Image ]
If someone helps you fix a problem, please report back so they and others can benefit from the solution. Thanks!



    Just me

  • Super Moderator
  • 4,807 posts
  • Joined 28-June 04
  • OS:Windows 10 x64
  • Country: Country Flag
Check out openDNS for example.



    Group: Banned Members

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,256 posts
  • Joined 06-June 06
  • OS:Windows 7 x64
  • Country: Country Flag
Check out this episode of tekzilla, they talk about blocking facebook with router

Full episode: http://revision3.com...ks-touch-gloves

Just the part you want: http://revision3.com...save-a-student-

Edited by ricktendo64, 14 March 2011 - 12:35 PM.

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users