How to Unblock a Computer

A blocked computer is one to which a content-monitoring or restrictive program has been installed, preventing the computer from accessing certain websites or other areas. Removing a computer blocking program from the PC can be done in Safe Mode, which is a troubleshooting mode where only the most essential programs are loaded into memory.

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Restart the computer.

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Tap "F8" as the computer is loading.

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Select "Safe Mode" and press "Enter."

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Press "Start" and select "Control Panel."

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Click on "Programs and Features."

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Highlight the security program that is blocking the computer and press "Uninstall."

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Restart the computer.