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 lock Windows Server 2008 R2? [migrated]

I have a virtual server running Windows Server 2008 R2. There are approximately 4 users of the virtual machine that access the machine via RDS. I have noticed several instances where multiple users ...
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I need help removing a proxy at work - Local Intranet [closed]

I need help removing an annoying proxy at work. I need access to certain websites in order to work and there's no way to talk to someone to remove the proxy or the blocked sites. It uses a proxy.pac ...
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How to block access to specific websites and apps on a Wi-Fi network? [closed]

I have heard that you can block the use of Whatsapp and Facebook on your Wi-Fi network. Please guide me how to do this.
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Blocking images/flash/gifs on specific tab in firefox?

Is there any way (possibly an add-on) to block images/embedded youtube video links/gifs on a specific Tab in firefox especially in a chat room of one of StackExchange's web site as an example?
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Can you block or cache a single image in Outlook?

I'm using Windows 8 Outlook, and I'm curious about whether it is possible to force-cache or block a single image that keeps recurring in emails. Since I'm using a USB Internet stick with limited ...
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Blocking a specific application's access to a specific domain

I want to block a specific application's access to a domain. I would normally do this by adding the domain to my hosts file and having it redirect to localhost, but that will disable all applications' ...
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Block contextual ads based on browser activity from Google

I have entered AliExpress site to buy something. Now I always get ads in YouTube and other sites; some ads advertising some underwear and so on. This is annoying. How can I block them?
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Block every USB but one Windows 7 Registry

I want to disable all new plugged in USB Sticks by a User, but want to keep my only one Stick still accessable. For example I plug my "Master"-USB in and I can transfer Data to it. Another user ...
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Parental Control for Google Chrome: Redirection

We may block web sites (let's say booking.com) on Google Chrome using some 3rd-party extensions or Chrome proxy settings, thus a user won't be able to open the banned web page. Is there a way to ...
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How to find out where my https traffic is being blocked

I have a network of machines around the country, connecting via https to a cloud-based server through cellular modems. Only one machine has a problem connecting. When I run nmap -p 443 ...
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How to block specific sites on Asus wifi router?

I have this router (Asus Wireless-N300 Router). Also I have Windows 7 workstation and ipad 4. The workstation is connected to router with help a ethernet cable. Ipad 4 gets internet on wifi. I want ...
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Block page with windows hosts file

I want to use the windows 7 hosts file (in C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts) to block this page : play.chessbase.com/js/apps/playchess However, it is not working despite all these entries: ...
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Websites and Netflix blocking connection from VPN

I use a VPN to browse internet sites. But when connected to the VPN, some sites are blocking or limiting access. One site declared that I had shut off the VPN before I could make a purchase from ...
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Block EMCO Remote Shutdown process

Is there a way to block remote shutdown sent by network administrators through EMCO Remote Shutdown? I've tried with shutdown -a command, but it seems that EMCO doesn't send the shutdown signal ...
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VPN is blocked only on windows?

Hi was trying to setup an vpn on my macbook because the network i am on blocks a lot of pages and it worked fine on the macbook i used the afreevpn.com vpn it worked no problems then i tried on my ...
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Can not connect home network devices from internet // Cablecom deferring my requests

I reciently moved to Switzerland. I was trying to set my home network configuration as I'm used to (SSH Access to my box, VPN Server, ...) I did the configuration on the router and I was even able to ...
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Workaround for 404 error when ISP is blocking a website [duplicate]

My ISP seems to be blocking one particular website that I visit (specifically, www dailymotion com). I get a 404 Not Found error when I try to browse it (tried Firefox, Chrome and IE). I do not think ...
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Regional block for website domain? [closed]

Im administrating a website and someone pointed out to me that they can't access the site from any of their devices or browsers. It says "this webpage is not available", and tells him to check his ...
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Cannot Access Website and Get Dynamic Error Messages

I have experienced this in the past a very few times with other websites and never understood what causes it but here is screenshot I get in when accessing http://www.kohls.com Tried HTTPS version, ...
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How to Block chrome://extensions/ URL?

How can you block the Chrome URL: chrome://extensions/, such that extensions cannot be disabled, removed, or disabled in incognito mode by anyone (or without a password)? What I've Tried (that's ...
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Block pages opened from JavaScript

Some websites open pages in a new browser window automatically, thanks to JavaScript. For example, when clicking at a play button, the video starts and another page gets opened in a new window. AFAIK, ...
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How to block all but a specific list of IP addresses on a given port using IPSEC on Windows?

I have a list of IP addresses. L={x.x.x.x,y.y.y.y,...etc} I want to block all IP addresses except for the ones in the above list. How to do using IPSEC commands in windows machine? I tried to ...
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How to disable Babylon.js's welcome webpage?

Every time I open Babylon; it also opens a webpage referring to Babylon's Getting Started page. I tried preventing its access to Internet from Windows firewall, but no luck. What can I do?
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FireFox's NoScript equivalent for IE 11 in Windows 8.1

For my IE 11 in Windows 8, I need a tool I can use to disable/enable JavaScripts on various web pages dynamically when I open a web page - something similar to what the NoScript plugin for FireFox ...
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how to block website in ADSL router model TDSL300W2

I need to block facebook,twitter and You tube in my BSNL ADSL router model no TDSL300W2. Since all are engaged with those web sites and not working. Please let me know how to block these web site ...
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Remove or lock Windows 8 “Bing Smart Search” as disabled for online searches. (Ie. only search computer, not online)

Is there a way, in Windows 8, to completely remove OR lock the online portion of "Bing Smart Search" (ie. windows 8 search feature) as disabled? Currently I can disable or re-enable the online search ...
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Blocking main website of facebook and making m.facebook.com available on windows 8.1

I have been searching about the blocking facebook on my computer over the hour, but I am getting exactly the same method over all the webpages. Change settings on Windows defender to make host file ...
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WAFL - Write Anywhere File Layout

Hi I'm looking for some information on how WAFL works , more specifically I need help in understanding the following parts. To make your task of answering simpler I've outlined a few questions. ...
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Is it true that http requests via proxy cannot be detected and blocked by the target server? [closed]

In the situation in which a server A sends http requests via php under proxy to server B is it real that server B can't know that the requests are sent by a proxy? And if server B administrator is ...
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What happens if I select “Block” a user in Skype 6.21 on Windows?

I'm using Skype 6.21 on Windows 7. I have a contact in my list that I would like to silently delete so that I'd appear as offline to them (but not as if I removed them!). Can anyone tell for sure is ...
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How did the Marriott block wifi hotspots?

As per this article in CNN: Marriott fined $600,000 by FCC for blocking guests' Wi-Fi How is it possible to do what's described in this article? It's saying that they were able to block personal ...
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Firefox: Disable External CSS Files from Loading

I know that I can disable the downloading of external JS files on the Firefox browser (using either about:config or certain add-ons (e.g. QuickJava)). Is there some way to block the downloading of ...
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How do you block the whole file location from accessing the internet? WINDOWS 8

Windows 8 ~ Ok well i just want to know how to block Spotify (and everything it is related to) from internet access (What ever i do i cant seem to find the actual file that connects to the internet, ...
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How to block access to certain websites without additional programs?

Say I want to block "xxx-xxxx-xxx-xxxx" and that alone from being accessible from any web browser on the system. Is there any way to do that plainly and simply without having a need for bulk ...
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How to make sure kid completes an online lesson before allowing (unrestricted) computer use?

I would like my kid to complete an online lesson from this website: http://www.typingweb.com/ before allowing him to use the computer (specifically: playing Minecraft!). Is there any way to do this? ...
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How to ban thousands of IP addresses on 2008 Server

I'm trying to block the Tor Project network from my webserver as many spam/malicous scripts are using it to flood my API. I've tried almost every method possible it seems there is NO WAY to append ...
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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" one can always install IE again: ...
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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 ...