How to install Freedom Web Filter for Windows

    • Before downloading and installing the filter, make sure that cookies are enabled and turn off any antivirus programs your computer is running.

    • Click on My Account and then Download Freedom Web Filter. Click on the Windows download link on this page to download the software.

    • Once downloaded, open the file and follow the on screen instructions for installation. You can leave everything with the default value.

    • Once you have completed the install click “Yes” to reboot.  Once your PC has restarted, open your browser, and you should be prompted for the first time login page.  Enter your Freedom Web Filter username and password to activate your filter. Note: the restart must be completed to activate your filter

    • After you have installed the filter, please be sure to clear your browsers cache to remove any temporary internet files that have been stored on your hard drive so that they will be filtered in the future.  Click here for instructions on how to clear your browser’s cache.