why windows defender is not letting me to block a website

Emery Hayward 1 Reputation point

hi i am trying to figure out why my windows 10 pro firewall is not working correctly i am trying to block a website that my anti virus is not blocking it i ran a total virus scan on the website and it say its a dangerous website and my windows defender is not block it so i am trying to do it by my self through my fire wall by watching a youtube video say you have to block a website by your firewall i did everything as it say in the video and it still refuse to block the website i don't know if i am doing it wrong or it can't block the site i need some help

Windows 10 Security
Windows 10 Security
Windows 10: A Microsoft operating system that runs on personal computers and tablets.Security: The precautions taken to guard against crime, attack, sabotage, espionage, or another threat.
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  1. Dave Patrick 395.3K Reputation points MVP

    A simpler solution may be to add a line to the C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts file, something like google.com

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  2. S.Sengupta 11,121 Reputation points MVP

    Configure Microsoft Defender Antivirus features

    You may also try Block Site - a browser addon to help you block desired websites.

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  3. Kapil Arya 6,811 Reputation points MVP


    Refer this video guide to block the website:


    Let us know if this helps!

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  4. Limitless Technology 38,566 Reputation points

    Hello there,

    Did you try the web content filtering?

    Web content filtering is part of the Web protection capabilities in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint and Microsoft Defender for Business.



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