How to Get Around the K9 Web Blocker

By Herman Cruz

The K9 Web Protection software is a cost-free security product designed by Blue Coat System to aid parents who are looking to protect their families when browsing the World Wide Web. When using K9 Web Protection, you are able to safeguard a network from threats like viruses, malware and spyware, plus you are also able to restrict access to websites considered inappropriate or harmful; however, occasionally websites that are harmless may also end up filtered by the K9 web blocker. Luckily, you can easily get around the K9 web blocker by suing a proxy site.

ProxyActive

Step 1

Visit the ProxyActive website to get around the K9 blocks on your network or computer. ProxyActive is a free proxy that enables you to browse the Internet without restrictions or censorship because through its server you are able to bypass any Internet blocks including those stemming from K9 Web Protection. With ProxyActive you are also kept anonymous when visiting any website to ensure that your privacy is protected.

Step 2

Type the URL of the website the K9 web blocker is keeping you from accessing in the text bar displayed at the bottom region of the ProxyActive page.

Step 3

Click the "Surf Now!" tab next to the text box and ProxyActive will redirect you to the previously blocked website.

LinXology Proxy

Step 1

Go to the LinXology Proxy website and use its service to circumvent the K9 restrictions keeping you from accessing you favorite websites. LinXology Proxy is a cost-free proxy that helps you bypass any browsing restrictions including those originating from K9 Web Protection. When using LinXology Proxy you are also kept anonymous so that your browsing activities remain hidden and your information secured.

Step 2

Enter the web destination that the K9 web blocker setting is restricting on your system in the text field displayed at the bottom of the LinXology Proxy page.

Step 3

Click on the "Visit" button next to the text field and LinXology Proxy will send you to the web destination that was previously being blocked by K9 Web Protection.

Free IP Hide

Step 1

Navigate to the Free IP Hide website and bypass the K9 filters hindering your browsing freedom on your computer. Free IP Hide is a free-to-use proxy that will let you access blocked websites on a network or computer that has restrictive settings, including K9 blocking settings. Free IP Hide features a user friendly interface and it keeps your browsing and information anonymous behind its server.

Step 2

Type the URL of the website K9 Web Protection is keeping your from visiting in the text bar displayed in the mid region of the Free IP Hide page, next to where it says "Site URL."

Step 3

Click the "Go" button beside the text bar and Free IP Hide will fetch the website you are unable to visit through its server.

Tips & Warnings

  • There are other proxy sites that can be used to get around the K9 web blocker. To find more options, visit the ProxyInter.net site.