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How to Block Videos from Loading in Youtube Using TP-Link Router

Make it look like a site error! We have number of computers at home. To be able to connect all the PCs to the internet, I network them. I bought a 16-ports Switch/Hub and a TP-Link router. We only have a 384kbps internet connection and when everybody in the family are connected to youtube, I could barely access facebook. When I tried to block Youtube, they were complaining that they couldn't access it anymore.

Today, I realized that you can block videos from loading without blocking the site. All you need to do is to block the video addresses directly. It will appear like there is a problem with Youtube without their knowledge that you have block it.

Here's what I did. Follow the steps carefully.

Step 1: Login to your TP-Link Admin

Default Address: 192.168.1.1
Default Username: admin
Default Password: admin

Step 2: Add New Target Setting

In this section, we are going to define what website to block. In our case, we will block not the homepage of Youtube, only the videos wit…