How do I configure my ESET product to block most websites and allow only a few? (3.0)

KB Solution ID: SOLN2200|Last Revised: October 30, 2014

To block the majority of websites and only allow access to  the ones you specify, use the following step-by-step instructions for your ESET product:

  1. Open ESET Smart Security or ESET NOD32 Antivirus. How do I open my ESET product?
  2. Press the F5 key to open the Advanced setup window.
  3. From the Advanced setup tree on the left, click Web access protection HTTP Blocked addresses.
  4. Click Add and type "*.*" (a period between two asterisks) to block all websites. Click OK to confirm.

  5. Figure 1-1

  6. Click Excluded addresses and then click Add to individually add the addresses you want to allow users to access. Be sure to either include "www" or a wildcard "*" symbol, as in "" or "*". Click OK to confirm your selection and then click OK again to exit the Advanced setup window.

  7. Figure 1-2

HTTPS sites

HTTPS (secure socket) sites will still be allowed. ESET Smart Security and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 3.0 do not include HTTPS-blocking functionality.

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