Blocking is denying access to something. You can block applications, websites, access, or any other number of things. Blocking will stop the item from accessing whatever you've blocked it from.

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My DNS access/IP resolving is blocked occasionally

My DNS access is blocked occasionally and restored shortly without any reason. It occurs occasionally without any relation to my daily activities. During the problematic phase (30-180secs) when the ...
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How I can change or block repeatedly annoying YouTube video adverts? [on hold]

For over one week my family is being hunted by the video advert Don't Drop the Baby! when watching regular YouTube videos. I've heard that negative suggestions are dangerous (what happens if you tell ...
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How to block outgoing emails to a single recipient in my contacts? (Outlook 2007)

Just like the question asks, how can I do this? It's my fist time Superuser so please if I'm doing something wrong in this question tell me. Thank you very much in advance.
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How to enforce blocking of sites if Opera is installed?

With Opera Turbo active, sites blocked in etc/hosts can be still visited. (Turbo takes their content from Opera servers.) It there a way to create (1) blacklist of sites (not editable by users) ...
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How Do I Block a Host by ASN? Example - AS16276

There are a handful of especially toxic hosts out there. There is no reason we need to allow any of their IP's access to our servers. Is there a way we can block them using their ASN or other global ...
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How to prevent internet explorer of being reinstalled? How to delete IE completely?

I have Windows 7. I tried to remove IE completely. However, windows itself always allows it to be reinstalled again: By going to the option "Set Program Defaults" (cf. ...
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Allow Internet access only 1 IP in Windows XP

I would like to block internet connections to all IP's except 1 in Windows XP. How can I do it most easily?
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Make computer lock itself after 30 minutes of continued usage

I would like a family computer to lock itself after 30 to 60 minutes of usage, mainly so only my wife can unlock it for those minutes just by entering the password. Is this possible? (I know of how to ...
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Blocking specific websites from browser (PC and phone) while preventing myself from unblocking them without content of others

I am trying to find a PC software (and app for phone) to block specific websites, and only the person with certain privilege (e.g. who knows the password) can unblock certain websites. (I haven't yet ...
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Blocking Incoming IP With Win 7 Firewall

This question was asked before, but the answer is not working for me and the rules of this forum say do not respond to answers, so I am asking again. I went through the following process on the Win 7 ...
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How to get a list of domains blocked by my ISP/MikroTik router?

As imposed by my government, my ISP blocks some sites, like Facebook and YouTube. The ISP's MikroTik device redirects the blocked websites to a local IP address (192.168.222.66), which says that the ...
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How to fully block a domain using the Hosts file

If I want to block a domain e.g. foobar.com using the host file, I understand from another thread that I can't use wildcards to cover all versions of the domain but have to list each version ...
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How to Block Doodle in Chrome's 'New Tab' page?

My goal is to block the annoying Google "doodles" (i.e. animated soccer-related promos, etc.) that appear in Chrome when a New tab is opened. Here's what's been tried so far: (1) Use AdBlock Plus to ...
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How do I block all internet access on the remote machine except for Teamviewer?

I would like to block all internet access on the remote machine but I still want to connect to it via Teamviewer. Is there a way to do this? I've read: How can I block all incoming and outgoing ...
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Block all outgoing traffic for a User running Wine apps

Good day, I'm using a lot of WINE apps under Linux which work just fine, but one thing I am specifically looking for right now is to block their access to the internet (outgoing), with exception of ...
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How to block the MAC Address in Huawei HG532e wireless router?

I am using a Huawei HG532e wireless router and I would like to block some of the smart phones of some of the workers who are no more working with us. Please help me to do this work as early as ...
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How to block all ports except 80,443 with iptables? [duplicate]

Blocking all ports(in and out) is easy but it's hard with the word "except". I don't know any rules that satisfies the condition. PS: I know this question is nothing new. But in fact, I didn't find ...
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How to block sites after I close its last tab?

For concentration, I would like to block Facebook. However my work is also on there so I can't block it at any specific time. I just know that after I close its last tab, every work on it is done, ...
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Block specific url paths

I want to block a path (eg http://superuser.com/megasupersecret), but not the whole domain (http://superuser.com). In the host file, i've tested like this: 127.0.0.1 ...
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Is it possible to block websites on Buffalo AirStation WCR-GN?

Is it possible to block websites on a Buffalo AirStation WCR-GN? I've gone through every menu looking for anything that might do that and I can't, so I'm guessing this device is too primitive to be ...
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How to block div on website permanently using Chrome?

There is one website that I like, but with a comment section that super annoys me. I want to block the div that holds the comments permanently, across pages, in Google Chrome. For a temporary ...
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How to forward blocked ports by ISP

So I've been trying to setup a TeamSpeak 3 server on my pc but ports (9987,10011,30033) are blocked by my ISP, I've contacted them to unblock them but they didn't accept, and it's the fastest ISP in ...
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Block https facebook via file hosts [duplicate]

I need to block access to Facebook in my office on certain PCs that are connected to a LAN. I tried using the hosts file, it works for www.facebook.com but not for https://it-it.facebook.com/, how can ...
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Unable to block websites in internet explorer

I am using Internet Explorer and want to block certain websites (to increase my productivity, not that it matters). I went to: Internet Options > Privacy > Sites. It promises to block certain domains ...
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Is there any method of blocking remote control software?

Recently someone using a computer of mine started a remote session with GoToMeeting and allowed someone to control the PC. UAC didn't block the session (they're a regular user). It appears that many ...
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Best way to block websites with PowerDNS?

I'm working on a DNS filtering system for my household. I have a blacklist from MESD with a list of both IPs and domains, but am not sure how to block them with the blacklist. I thought about using ...
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What could be causing imac to not access certain sites?

My iMac has security off, firewall, antivirus etc. Yet somehow there are a few websites it cannot access that my macbook can. On the same network. Tried different browsers. Checked the hosts file. ...
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Block all websites in Windows 8, except for 3

I would like to create a whitelist of 3 websites on a Windows 8 machine. All other websites would be blocked. This environment is not managed by a server, these will be just 2 independent boxes. One ...
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How to block facebook in iBall router?

I use iBall Baton router. Its product code is iB WRA 150N. I want to block facebook in it. So I typed 192.168.1.1 in my browser and entered username and password to reach the page of iBall. There I ...
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Untangle Internet Blocking

In Untangle I need to block users' Internet whose MAC are not added in DHCP. If I enable DHCP, it should not fetch any IP automatically. Only Internet should go to the PCs whose MAC addresses have ...
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How to block a phone from using my WiFi network? [closed]

How do I block my son's phone from using my home WiFi network? Can it be done by blocking the MAC address of my son's phone?
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Why do some WiFi routers block multicast packets going from wired to wireless?

I have worked with dozens of consumer grade WiFi routers, and they have been really hit-or-miss with this, though it seems to be getting better. Example of issue: A device that can be discovered ...
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How to block particular URL only in Firefox (Not the entire domain)?

I'm using a site www.abc.com . I need to block only www.abc.com/advertisement and I have to load all other urls in that website? How can I achieve this in firefox? I really need to use that website ...
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How to block a particular pop-up window from opening?

Using Firefox (v.27.0.1) to browse a news site, I have a problem of recurring ad pop-up windows, originating from a specific website (amazing-offers.co.il). The ad pops-up when the news page is ...
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Blocking cross-domain requests to Google form other sites

Is there some kind of Firefox addon which allows blocking cross-domain requests to a website? I want to universally block all requests to *.google.* from any other website unless I explicitly visit ...
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Home network file sharing

I am linked on a home network (I have a desktop and the others are on wireless) and have some files I don't want the rest of the house to share (mainly to do with my divorce and study). How can I stop ...
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rsyslog block by dns

rsyslog version is 5.8.6 The rsyslog client send message to remote server by udp, the remote server is used by domain, when the domian can't resolv and timeout, the rsyslog will be blocked. I add ...
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disable ALL cookie warnings

What might be an effective way to universally block or auto-accept common cookie warning banners before the web browser shows them to the user? Eg. Does a userscript (Greasefire/Tampermonkey) exist ...
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Chrome Nany: max time - minutes for every, statistics

I just installed Chrome Nany, but it seems not be working correctly. How can I allow websites to work 10 minutes in 1 hour in between 9 and 17 pm ? And how can I enable statistics? I have the ...
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Block Connection to Specific BSSID's

I am setting up my friend's network for his kids. I have Tomato firmware running on their Linksys with OpenDNS filtering as well as timed Access Restrictions (ie, no more internet access after ...
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Block incoming traffic to the specified IP behind the router

My goal is to emulate network disconnection for a video streaming server behind the router in LAN network. The only restriction which i have that this settings could not be executed on video server ...
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Block visitor from specific IP address in Windows Server 2008

I am trying to block all access from specific IP address. I tried add Inbound Rules in Windows Firewall by blocking all connection & program from a IP address (IP address of the other test ...
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Blocking youtube Android app from router

I was wondering how can I block the Youtube Android app from the router it self? My router has a function to block a web address or an ip address. It's TP-Link model TL-WR940N. So does anyone know ...
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How to Block ALL incoming/outgoing internet traffic EXCEPT streaming to an Xbox?

How can I block all incoming/outgoing internet traffic except streaming to an Xbox 360? For the past few weeks, streaming video files from my PC to my Xbox 360 has started failing, with the videos ...
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Windows Server 2008 - Remote Desktop 3389 - How to BLOCK Incoming PROXY

I'm managing a Server 2008. I need to access it by Remote Desktop on 3389. But I'm experiencing several Brute-Force attacks on 3389 per day. I notice that it always comes from the same workstation, ...
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Is Microsoft's Photosynth app blocked in China?

I've been making photosynths for a few years on my travels but in China I can't seem to log in via the Photosynth app. I get this error: (In fact I hadn't realized until now that it's tied in to ...
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How are they blocking RDP on port 80?

I'm on a corporate computer that is behind a very restrictive firewall, and trying to connect to my home computer. I configured my router to forward port 80 to 3389 (RDP port). My idea was to try to ...
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Best way to block users from connecting to VOIP (Teamspeak)

In a teamspeak that I work with, we've banned users from comming back and they just change their IP and come back on. We've been searching for a way to keep them out even if they change their IP. Do ...
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Blocking Facebook in a system [duplicate]

Is there any possibility to block facebook on a user system without configuring through the server ? is there any coding to be added in somewhere or can we block through a browser ?
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Access denied for another OS files

I have dual boot windows 7 + 8. I really need to copy some data from users folder, etc... But when I open win 8 users folder in win 7 and I try to copy something, I get Access denied error. I'm ...