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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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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Google is the only webpage (and some others) that can load on safari IOS 7

So i went on my ipod and connected to my school internet. When I try to browse webpages, only google is the only webpage i can load on my ipod (and some others). I get "safari can not load the page ...
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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 ...
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Snort installation - pfsense

When I enable the blocking functionality of snort it blocks a lot of legitimate traffic. Yesterday I enabled it and it blocked www.google.ca from working. Anyone have a good set-up that worked for ...
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How do I block Gmail with the Self-Control App?

I've been able to block Google.com, including Google Calendar, but I can't block Gmail in Firefox, no matter what I enter (mail.google.com, https://mail.google.com, the exact address of the account, ...
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Block write access in a specific folder

I guess you are all aware of Bettersurf that keeps getting in computers and its almost impossible to find how? Well, I want to get rid of it and only deleting its file does not fix the problem, it ...
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How to permanently block a website in Windows 7

Is there a way to block websites in windows permanently? for example something similar to windows HOSTS file but once an ip is added to the file it can't be removed even by the the person who added ...
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“White-listing” USB drives in antivirus?

I was just reading some antivirus manuals and came across a mention that the antivirus will block all read/write access to removable media except for white-listed drives. Can somebody explain to me ...
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Website that is blocked at router / modem level still accesable

I've blocked several websites at a router / modem level (not sure which one as we have an all in one router / modem - which is a BT 2Wire unit) most of the blocks work fine, but some of the websites ...
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Unblock USB ports

My USB ports have been blocked. I am unable to use any USB devices, including my mouse. In device manager the USB ports seem properly installed. If I uninstall them while my USB storage device is ...
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Avoiding geo-blocking

I'm trying to avoid a Spanish site blocking me because of my location in UK. I joined Golden Frog VyperVPN and I could connect to their sever in Spain, so that I can see I have a Spanish IP if I use ...
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etc/hosts doesn't block facebook on windows 8

I have seen that I can't block facebook by adding 127.0.0.1 on Windows 8! Searching on Internet let me know that I should use IP V6 loopback for blocking facebook. Now I have added the following lines ...
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How to avoid a skype block by internet provider

Maybe this question could look a bit dodgy: I'm in the need of using Skype for an online meeting. However I've discovered that starting from this year my IP won't allow Skype connections anymore ...
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Block all images using Privoxy (windows)

I just installed Privoxy because of its ad blocking capabilities, I have no idea what to do with the config file. How would I go by disabling images on every website (so they don't download) but then ...
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Exception / Policy based chrome plugin to disallow traffic to certain domainds/subdomains

I just installed Windows 8.1 and I forgot to note how my great plugin was called. As soon as you entered a site on Chrome it would show you (if you clicked the icon) which sites where accessed for ...
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Avoid ISP blocking VPN connection

I have rented a Virtual Private Server and I have set up a VPN (of type PPTP) following this simple tutorial. It seems that the VPN server is set up correctly, and the VPS administrators told me that ...
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Block ONLY Google Ads

There is an easy way to disable ONLY ads by Google (like this: https://p1.picsto.re/2013-10-06_111448.png )? Using hosts file (I hate Adblock or other bloatware tools) is quite easy but what are the ...
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When adding ip address to block on router it says invalid ip address

I'm trying to block skype at the router and when I add an address such as 111.221.74.0 it says "Invalid IP address:111.221.74.0!". I'm using a Cisco DPC3825. Any ideas how to block the IP address? ...
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How do I block HTTP traffic to a single file address, not the entire domain, without a browser-specific program?

I like playing an older version of Minecraft, 1.5.2, but there is a newer version available; and at the title screen, there is a nagging message saying that 1.6.2 is available for download. In this ...
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Block outgoing connection to a specific ip address in Mac OSx

I am trying to block outgoing connection to a specific IP address (I don't know the domain name). Simple adding that IP address to hosts file is not working as I don't have a domain name to pair it ...
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cant access my site is my ip blocked by ISP

I want to know if my ISP has blocked my website www.indolog.com . If i use another ISP it works fine. Below are the tracert log C:\>tracert www.indolog.com Tracing route to indolog.com ...
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Stop Firefox from asking to install flash and other plugins

I have absolutely zero desire for Firefox to have flash and any other 3rd party plugins installed for rendering web content. Many times when I view web pages I get presented with obnoxious dialogs ...
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Blocking SkyDrive on windows 7

I need to block access to MS Skydrive. Its easy enough to block the application, using AppLocker or our AV program. However it will still be available via the web. Is SkyDrive.com and ...
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Why do ISPs block based on response url instead of request url? [closed]

First of all I'm sorry if the theory in my question is not correct or too lazy. Living in Syria, so many sites are blocked "the foolish way" I think. Some examples (always using HTTP) are: ...
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How do I disable the “are you sure you want to open this file? (source if from internet)” dialog in Windows?

Well, the problem is I always check the "do not ask again box", but when a file is read-only, I have to go to properies, uncheck read only, apply, uncheck "block", apply and then check read only ...
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How can I block all incoming and outgoing traffic in Windows 7 except Teamviewer?

I'm trying to figure how I can block all incoming and outgoing traffic except Teamviewer? I've been trying to achieve this with the Windows 7 firewall but with no success. Anybody any ideas?
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How website blocking works on windows

I am interested to know how to block a website on windows 7 (I'll have to do this using any code or programming language). I already know how to do it through hosts (it isn't practical). I need to ...
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Block internet access if unaproved site is visited

When a child gets of an age of curiousity with adult content sites (that are so easily accessible) and having to have both my wife and I work leaves time where little oversite can be managed. My ...
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How to automatically lock Dropbox files to prevent multiple users from working simultaneously?

We use Dropbox to sync files we're working on between multiple computers. Is there a way to automatically lock a synced file on other computers when one user opens it for editing, so it's impossible ...
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How to block this facebook Like us slidebox?

The facebook-widget-popup I want to remove is located at existenz.se (when scrolling down a bit, down to the right). It has an option to never show it again, but it keeps forgetting it every login ...