MY BLOCKS.(WIFI ROUTER AND WINDOWS )
I have written only the basic version .(It helps to be mindful and reduces relapses)
I shall write the Advanced version soon to PERMANENTLY BLOCK - You can’t even activate it back in Advanced version even if you want to - Basically having No Alternative but to be on Nofap - The advanced version is going to be the best one as it prevents P*** Permanently - but you must delete every download or every magazine you have saved up before hand .
The M and O part is based on your will power only.
THESE ARE THE BASIC BLOCKS ONLY - THESE ARE ALMOST PERMANENT ONLY- IT HELPS A LOT TO PREVENT RELAPSES AND GET HIGH STREAKS IF YOU ARE ON A COMPUTER.
ONLY THE ADVANCED blocks are PERMANENT and can reduce a whole lot of features while accessing windows. Use it only on Personal Computers where you can take complete responsibility of these features. I am comfortable but you must understand the implications since these features could cause potential harm if the implications are not understood beforehand.
I am a 16 year old with only some knowledge in this topic - do understand this and continue.
These blocks happen mostly only on Windows PRO version - I have another laptop with Windows HOME version and There is an Entirely different procedure - however it is comparatively less effective and uses a lot of will power in 2nd procedure.
Summary of the Blocks and Programs needed.(BASIC AND ADVANCED BOTH)
- Registry editor -windows
- Group policy editor
- Command prompt /Command line in Windows(Optional and Easier method 2 )
Lets Jump On to BASIC BLOCKS (Prevents RELAPSES Since it takes time to disable AND HELPS IN HIGH STREAKS. HOWEVER YOU CAN’T USE REDDIT AT ALL. You shall have to sacrifice Reddit if you want this block - which also means the Nofap subreddit - You can instead visit Nofap Website and see its forum or Use Rewire Companion website .)
Method 1… Using Basic Blocks
Step 1 - Double DNS configuration for automatic double block.(If you have WIFI Router)
- Go to 192.168.1.1 site on your computer. It is a default site which allows you to change router configuration. When it asks for password - Type the default password - “admin” or “123456” in order to access the site.
Now your main aim is to find a setting for changing DNS on this site.
This is different for every router so you have to go and update it properly.
Go to NETWORK settings directly or Look in The ADVANCED OPTIONS Section.
Look for this settings in DHCP server if you see that Option.
When you arrive on that page - you search for the options PRIMARY DNS and SECONDARY DNS.
Now you have to fill these 2 places (Primary and Secondary DNS ) with a proper DNS which blocks Adult material as well as VPN in case you use it.
I use the FAMILY FILTER block of Cleanbrowsing DNS. Do not use any other blocks as it provides incentive for relapse.
Now type the dns servers into the PRIMARY and SECONDARY DNS space.
For PRIMARY DNS - Type “22.214.171.124” in the space given
For SECONDARY DNS - Type “126.96.36.199” in the space given next to it.
Click SAVE Option (if given , or else reboot router and computer)
Give a pat on your back - Now the router will block the websites for you!! You can’t disable safe search once you reboot the router and computer and it will block the websites with google itself.
One step done.
Now , we have the router blocking the websites - we are going to do the same for the computer as well.
Step 2 - Block websites using CONTROL PANEL(WIFI ROUTER OPTION)
Open CONTROL PANEL on your computer(press Windows button + R to open the run option , then press “control” and press enter.)
It opens up the Control Panel
Press NETWORK AND SHARING OPTION from the list of options given.
Once it is open Find and click - “CHANGE ADAPTER SETTINGS” option.
NOW , we have a list of items which can be used as a source of internet connection.
Since we get network from WIFI router - we are going to change its settings.
Left click “WiFi” option and then select “Properties” Option.
It opens up a new tab by the name of Wi-fi Properties.
Single click on “Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)” and Click on the “Properties” button
which gets activated.
Click on “General” Tab.
Click on the Option “Use The Following DNS server address”
This is same like Step 1 - Fill the DNS servers
Preferred dns server - 188.8.131.52
Alternate DNS server - 184.108.40.206
Mark “Validate settings upon exit”.
Press “Ok” Then Click “Close”.
Refresh the Page (Left click anywhere and press refresh)
Give yourself a pat on the back .
Now the computer is gonna Block your websites for you!!(And Router as well if you have succeeded in Step 1!!)
Let’s go on and Remove The Dreaded Incognito Mode - Its the easiest step amongst these 3 steps and it will definitely help to be more mindful whenever you have an urge by not allowing you to access the incognito mode
Step 3 - Remove Incognito mode (Reduces a lot of problems since your brain often connects
this mode with a session of relapse - Once it is gone - you have comparatively
increased self awareness allowing prevention of relapse)
This is an easy step compared to step 1 and 2.
Download a program called “incognitogone”
Press “Download Now” Option
It will say that it is a “Harmful program” But it is not - don’t worry
The only reason it is called harmful is because it can remove the incognito mode from chrome which is not really possible through normal programs.
If you get Security error - Press “Details” And press"Visit this site" option which is underlined.
In the 1ST Post on the website Press the Option - “IncognitoGone.exe”
Save it on your computer .
Now they will give you one more warning about it
In order to prevent this
Press Ctrl+J to open up downloads and press “Keep Dangerous file”
Then press The incognitogone.exe and open the program.
Now All you have to do is press “Disable” next to the browser you use and close the browser .(It does not work for Firefox)
Now you can safely open the browser and see that Incognito MODE IS GONE!!
Now if you feel that the file is dangerous - You can safely delete the program .
The blocking is permanent now!!
This Brings us to the End of Part 1 of Basic Blocking
I shall write out Part 2 of Blocking whenever I have the time. Which involves blocking distractions through Chrome extensions and various programs which block website from coming to your computer only.
I hope you guys will be benefitted by It.
Please share or tag your brothers and sisters in this post in order to help them in case they wish to block.
Once the basic blocking is done - only thing you have to do is to not disable it by going through the entire process again. I shall tell you in part 2 how to prevent blocking in chrome.
However , in advanced blocking - I shall show you how to permanently block it - you won’t be able to bypass that block AT ALL once you succeed in the advanced blocking.
Please do carry this procedure out - It had helped me earlier to break 1 week barrier after much time to get to 30 or even 45 days.
I have re-enabled it now along with an advanced block - Once advanced blocking is done , that is exactly how I got to almost 100+ day streak - I was able to go more - But my device had changed after that and it led to problems.
This would help me to get through No Nut November as well as Break my barriers of days and Put all my efforts into studies as well as help me do productive work by helping out you guys in case you shall be able to carry this out.
All the best guys! Good blocking😂!