The domain is blocked due to content filtering

This short blog showing you a workaround to the problem “The domain is blocked due to content filtering” by OpenDNS.

I got 2 PCs at home hit by this error “The domain is blocked due to content filtering” when using OpenDNS. What surprised me was the webpage is This is cross-browser, all the IE, Edge, and Chrome.


I have scanned the PC using Norton NPE, tdsskiller, Rkill, and Malwarebytes but I could not find anything.

What I can do for now is changed my PC DNS server to google instead of OpenDNS.

Hope whatever sent to OpenDNS from the browser is harmless to the rest of the files. I am yet to find time to reinstall the Windows.


About chanmingman

Since March 2011 Microsoft Live Spaces migrated to Wordpress ( till now, I have is over 1 million viewers. This blog is about more than 50% telling you how to resolve error messages, especial for Microsoft products. The blog also has a lot of guidance teaching you how to get stated certain Microsoft technologies. The blog also uses as a help to keep my memory. The blog is never meant to give people consulting services or silver bullet solutions. It is a contribution to the community. Thanks for your support over the years. Ming Man is Microsoft MVP since year 2006. He is a software development manager for a multinational company. With 25 years of experience in the IT field, he has developed system using Clipper, COBOL, VB5, VB6, VB.NET, Java and C #. He has been using Visual Studio (.NET) since the Beta back in year 2000. He and the team have developed many projects using .NET platform such as SCM, and HR based applications. He is familiar with the N-Tier design of business application and is also an expert with database experience in MS SQL, Oracle and AS 400.
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