Block a site on your system within 1 Min!

Ever thought of blocking a specific site on your system? Well if you have and don’t know how to, then this tutorial will show you just how easy it is do that! You will need the following first:

  • A Windows PC
  • Administrator account must be logged on. Now go to your Primary Drive where your Operating System has been installed and then go to Windows–>System32–>Drivers–>etc.
    Now in this etc folder you will find a hosts file names host.Copy this host file and paste it anywhere and then open it using a word editor like notepad for example.
    Now add the name of the website you want to block, for example you want to block after the line ” localhost  “, add ” “.This will redirect the user back to your local IP address when ever is contacted by the user of that computer. The lines starting with a ” # ” in the host file are all lines meant for commenting as it is already mentioned by default in your host file. Now save the file and then replace the hosts file in the etc folder discussed above with this. You will be asked whether you want to replace it with your new host file, then click on proceed. Now try opening the site in your browser and see the difference for yourself.

Install TASM 5 in Windows

Installing TASM in Windows is pretty easy. All you need is a Windows XP or 32-bit windows 7 or 8. If you have 64-Bit versions of Windows 7/8 then you can use this method or you can also install Oracle Virtual Machine or Windows Virtual PC.

What is TASM?

TASM is a Turbo Assembler that is used for Assembly language code to operate on Microprocessors(μP) like the 16 bit 8086.

Installation steps

  • Download this file and extract it’s contents.
  • Then after extracting these files, paste the Disk 2 and Disk 3 folders into the Disk one folder and click on INSTALL.exe
  • Set the required parameters and drive and location path to where the installation Disk 1 folder is located on your system.
  • After the installation is complete now go to the Run in your Start Menu and then access cmd.exe from it(This will open the command prompt).
  • Then after the command prompt window is open now type in the drive where TASM is present and then type in “   d:   ” and press Enter. and then “  cd tasm5  “.

    64-bit TASM

    If you have problems installing TASM on your system, then your system software is incompatible with this version of TASM, which most probably implies that you are running a 64-bit OS for which you will need to download the software separately here,

    Install TASM 64-Bit (Full screen).