How to Block GTalk(google talk) in your computer



To diable Google Talk on a machine


Via Firewall

Disable TCP connections on port 443 and port 5222

this is bit advanced and if you are not sound enough on firewall turning here is an easy method to disable google talk on spot

Via Hosts File

Click on Start > RUN

Type Drivers and Run

On the Result Explorer window Select Etc >> Hosts

Open this File with notepad

and at the end of file add these two lines

Save this file and exit, Google talk will stop functioning

While using this method you should manage your user accounts such as end users cant access this host file. do it from controlpanel and allot user names for each users with limited access


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