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I'm planning on making an anti procrastination exe, because sometimes I procrastinate when I am on the computer. I check facebook, youtube, blah blah and i know some people check twitter non stop.

I want to make an exe that will block all these sites on IE, firefox and chrome. So when I plan on working i start this exe and I will not be able to turn off this exe until I restart my computer. while the script is running, it will block all the sites that i don't want to go to. is this a good idea or is this something that is already been done?


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IMHO, not a good idea. If you build it, you will know how to circumvent it, and be right back where you started.

As a method though, you could easily obtain a list of the site addresses and then modify the hosts file to direct traffic for those sites to 127.0.0.1

Good Luck


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I'm planning on making an anti procrastination exe, because sometimes I procrastinate when I am on the computer. I check facebook, youtube, blah blah and i know some people check twitter non stop.

I want to make an exe that will block all these sites on IE, firefox and chrome. So when I plan on working i start this exe and I will not be able to turn off this exe until I restart my computer. while the script is running, it will block all the sites that i don't want to go to. is this a good idea or is this something that is already been done?

This has been done and used in many specialized programs (including in viruses). Or maybe you want something else?

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I'm planning on making an anti procrastination exe, because sometimes I procrastinate when I am on the computer. I check facebook, youtube, blah blah and i know some people check twitter non stop.

I want to make an exe that will block all these sites on IE, firefox and chrome. So when I plan on working i start this exe and I will not be able to turn off this exe until I restart my computer. while the script is running, it will block all the sites that i don't want to go to. is this a good idea or is this something that is already been done?

I had an excellent idea for scripting a function like this yesterday. When I get around to coding it, I'll post it here... maybe tomorrow.

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IMHO, not a good idea. If you build it, you will know how to circumvent it, and be right back where you started.

As a method though, you could easily obtain a list of the site addresses and then modify the hosts file to direct traffic for those sites to 127.0.0.1

Good Luck

well I was hoping that the only way to by pass is to restart my pc and everything would be fresh again unless i activate my noprocrastinate.exe. this is usually a large commitment for me since it takes 5 minute + for my pc to restart. this means that my exe should be be quitable while my pc is running and only exits itself when I restart

This has been done and used in many specialized programs (including in viruses). Or maybe you want something else?

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