Internet can be a synonym for lifeline in digital era, for last decade we have seen the increase in internet traffic due to increase in internet users. Tariff plans and other companies providing affordable price have made easier for people to access internet. But there are instances where internet needs to be blocked, it might be for all sites or particularly social sites depending on venue and circumstances.
In offices, people should not be diverted using only phones and browsing feeds, hence some offices have culture to deposit phones and give back after shift. Internet is blocked in case of laptops and desktop provided in offices where employees could open social media and waste their time rather than working as per requirement.
Router access can be blocked temporarily might be for parental controls and blocking unknown device or connected device known as Mac address.
Below are some steps for parental controls of program on internet for kids, it might be blockage of adult sites or other sensitive internet programs, steps are as below:
Step 1 : Go to the control panel and go to internet settings.
Step 2 : Click on the wireless connection.
Step 3 : Click on details of IP address
Step 4 : Go to Router Configuration page and select the pc mac address to be blocked:
Click on first option and it will block all internet usage on all client PCs connected.
Second option selection will permit the internet access only on selected mac address and thus limits internet usage instead of blocking all PCs.
Step 5 : You can rest the settings by clicking on disable the blocking.
Most of the systems restart after settings are changed so that savings can be applied effectively.
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