Block Home

Block Home

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
4.0
out of 4 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.1
  • Total Downloads:
    5,137
  • Date Added:
    Feb. 02, 2007
  • Price:
    Free to try (30-day trial); $29.00 to buy
  • File Size:
    2.01MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

Editors' Review

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This top-notch parental control application impressively blocks and monitors online activity. Block Home's interface is clear-cut and easy to configure. You'll quickly be able to filter and block all access to Web sites featuring adult content.

Specific URLs you deem unfit may be added to a blacklist, and sites that are appropriate but may contain words the software would otherwise block can be placed on a whitelist. For ultimate control, Block Home's limited-usage feature only allows kids to visit the specific URLs on that list. This app's blocking abilities don't stop there; you can thwart P2P file sharing, instant messages, spyware, and adware.

Besides its Web barriers, we like that it also features an online monitor that logs every site visited including the date and time. Naturally, the program is secured with password protection to prevent uninstallation, shutdown, and settings changes. Parents can rest easy while impressionable minds surf the Web using this effective application.

 
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User Reviews
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5 stars

"Very easy to use, blocks every site that I didn't not want to see. No problems."

January 03, 2007  |  By stealthx2000

 |  Version: Block Home 2.0e

Pros

Just like the Cnet Editor says: This top-notch parental control application impressively blocks and monitors online activity. Block Home's interface is clear-cut and easy to configure. You'll quickly be able to filter and block all access to Web sites featuring adult content. Specific URLs you deem unfit may be added to a blacklist, and sites that are appropriate but may contain words the software would otherwise block can be placed on a whitelist. For ultimate control, Block Home's limited-usage feature only allows kids to visit the specific URLs on that list. This app's blocking abilities don't stop there; you can thwart P2P file sharing, instant messages, spyware, and adware. Besides its Web barriers, we like that it also features an online monitor that logs every site visited including the date and time. Naturally, the program is secured with password protection to prevent uninstallation, shutdown, and settings changes. Parents can rest easy while impressionable minds surf the Web using this effective application.

Cons

None. I have been using for the the past 2 weeks. No problems.

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1 stars

"Problematic installation with no tech support"

April 07, 2006  |  By MEbmeier

 |  Version: Block Home 2.0e

Pros

None

Cons

I am fairly techinically astute. I could not install this product successfully. E-mail tech support was useless - kept sending me the same e-mail over and over. They are a Finnish company, so you either have to speak Finnish, be willing to call Finland for support, or lucky enough not to run into trouble, which I was not. Never again. I will always check for a US phone number on tech support before purchasing someone's software in the future.

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5 stars

"Small, simple and effective"

October 19, 2005  |  By virtuaalipapu

 |  Version: Block Home 2.0d

Pros

Easy to install and use. Tried it for few days and does everything well.

Cons

Nothing yet.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Codewise
Publisher web site http://www.block.fi/?kieli=eng
Release Date February 02, 2007
Date Added February 02, 2007
Version 2.1
Category
Category Security Software
Subcategory Parental Control
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements Windows 2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 2.01MB
File Name BlockHomeInstallML.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 5,137
Downloads Last Week 3
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations 30-day trial
Price $29

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