ColdTurkey: Block Distracting Websites When You Are Working

Umar 01-01-2012

Facebook and numerous other websites provide you with a constant source of distraction when you are working on your computer. As a result, you end up wasting important work hours on checking status updates and conversing with friends or streaming videos online. To solve this problem for you, an app called Cold Turkey presents a solution.


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Cold Turkey is a freeware application for Windows computers. You start using the application by downloading its EXE setup file which is sized at less than 1MB. With the app installed, you can begin selecting the websites you want to be banned while you are working. The app offers you the ability to block many sites including Facebook, eBay, Reddit, and many more. You can always add more sites through their URLs.

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Additionally you can specify the duration for the ban – you can specify till when the sites are banned. With your settings adjusted, all you need to do is click the “Go Cold Turkey!” button and you are all ready for work!



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  1. Mysterics
    April 19, 2016 at 6:26 pm

    Hello, unfortunately Cold turkey is not working properly and is not blocking the sites I want it to block, but it won't let me uninstall it because I set the timer to run out in a couple of weeks. Do I just have to wait?

  2. Mr. T
    January 17, 2012 at 6:10 pm

    There's a cross platform tool also called SelfRestraint. It's available for free at [Broken Link Removed]