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BrowseControl is an easy to use Internet Control Software that restricts Internet access and enforces Internet usage policies across your network.

Take control of your network’s Internet access by using BrowseControl Web Filter to enforce different Internet restriction policies on a computer or user basis.

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URL White and Black Lists

Category Filtering

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On this page, we will show you how to use BrowseControl web filter to block internet access and restrict your employees from accessing any websites that are not work related (especially on how to block employees from browsing on Facebook).

Before your begin: Download the CurrentWare Setup File

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Install CurrentWare Web Filter Console on IT manager's computer

On the Manager’s computer, install the CurrentWare Console

  1. Run the CurrentWare.exe

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    setup file
  2. Select BrowseControl and Category Filtering
  3. The Installer will proceed to install the CurrentWare Server, Console and BrowseControl onto your computer
Install CurrentWare Web Filter Client on Employee's computers

On the employee’s computers, install the CurrentWare Clients

  1. Take the CurrentWare Client setup file (cwClient.exe)

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    and run it on the client computer.
  2. The installer will ask you for the computer name of the CurrentWare Console to establish a connection.
  3. After the CurrentWare Client is installed, it will connect to your CurrentWare Console automatically.
  4. Repeat step 1-3 on all the computers you want to control the Internet.
Install CurrentWare Web Filter Console on IT manager's computer

Return to the Manager’s PC, launch the CurrentWare Console

Choose 1 of the 3 following configurations and apply it to your computers.

1. To Block Facebook

Block facebook with BrowseControl Web Filter
  1. Set “Internet” to “On”
  2. Go to “URL Filter”
  3. Add “facebook.com” to the Blocked List

2. To block all Social Media Websites

Use Category Filtering to block Facebook with BrowseControl web filter
  1. Set “Internet” to “On”
  2. Go to “Category Filtering”
  3. Add “Social Media” to the Blocked Category List

3. To allow only a few authorized websites

Allow company authorized websites
  1. Set “Internet” to “Off”
  2. Go to “URL Filter”
  3. Add the allowed websites to the Allowed List
Install CurrentWare Web Filter Client on Employee's computers

On the employee’s computers, Internet access is blocked!

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