6
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1answer
147 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
342 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
643 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
815 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
55 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Possibility to stop low level access of RAM

Is it possible to stop specific programs from having access to low level RAM access of other programs. For example if you install Cheat Engine it allows you to scan and edit memory address of another ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

Windows 7 is blocking on website I can't even load it

I desactivated the antivirus, firewall, went to internet options privacy added to the allow list for SITES and nothing happened. Windows defender its already OFF. Checked using HIDEMYASS and could ...
0
votes
0answers
102 views

Block specific http request from windows

How can i block certain requests from all applications based on pattern? Eg. lets say i doesn't want my computer to access example.com/example.php, not the whole domain. I'm running windows 7
1
vote
5answers
357 views

How can I block a website in a way that isn't easily reversible, or requires a password to reverse?

A friend asked me to block a website on his computer, and not tell him how I did it. He knows about the hosts file, and ends up just unblocking the site himself if it's blocked from the hosts file. ...
-1
votes
2answers
8k views

Block specific websites in windows 7 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Blocking web sites with Windows Firewall I want to block specific websites from being accessed from my computer without using any other software. Is it possible to do ...
3
votes
2answers
229 views

How to block a port for specific time?

I want to block a port for a specific time duration, say 1 am to 3 am. I can add a rule to built in firewall but this blocks the port all the time. Is there any way to do this for only a specif ...
8
votes
4answers
30k views

Touchpad does not respond when I am holding key on the keyboard

I am experiencing strange problem with using my touchpad and keyboard simultaneously under Windows 7. I have HP tx2550ew (convertible tablet), and when I hold some key under Windows 7 (eg. ...
0
votes
0answers
176 views

Temporarily only allow network-access via (sshd-socks) Proxy

I am alot on business trips using the hotel's hotspot. I connect to my solaris-server using putty/ssh and establish a socks-proxy. Using Chrome and Proxy Switchy, I surf via the sshd's socks-proxy. ...
0
votes
2answers
2k views

Block multiple programs through Windows 7 firewall quickly

I know how to block a single program through the firewall quite easily, but I have to do this for several applications now and the process becomes tedious. Is there any way to block multiple programs ...
14
votes
4answers
165k views

How can I block a program from accessing the Internet? [duplicate]

I really want to know how can I prevent a program to connect to Internet with Windows 7 firewall? I have smart security nod32 business edition installed on my computer. should i do this job with ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Completely lock a computer and force it to use a single application

I'd like my windows 7 computer to use ONLY a single application developed in .net No task manager, no nothing: just this single application automatically opening at startup. I'd also like to have a ...
2
votes
1answer
319 views

Is my Windows Firewall active?

I'm trying to set a simple public block for an application for both inbound and outbound connections. I'm using Windows 7, but my friend is still able to connect to the application. Steps I took are ...
1
vote
3answers
2k views

How can I block users with Windows Live Messenger?

Silly me: I installed Windows 7. Of course it breaks tons of things. Now for another basic how-to question for an essential function that the Microsoft Newbies seemed to remove. I am getting spamed ...
6
votes
3answers
1k views

Block domain, website, without waiting for localhost (hosts)

There is a related question here. I can use Administrator, install extra software, whatever needs to be done. My problem is: I can't block websites entirely. Like in AdBlock Plus, you add a rule ...
0
votes
1answer
146 views

Are there any solutions that lock windows 7 so that a user can only access a specific application?

This use case scenario applies for example to a POS terminal, whereby once windows 7 is booted up, if the user logs in, he or she can only access that particular application. The user has no way of ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

Block alt + tab in Windows 7

I'm developing one kiosk software, to run over Windows 7. I need to block key sequences like alt + tab, alt + F4 etc. How can I block it?
2
votes
3answers
924 views

Tool to easily block Internet access completely for Windows?

I would like to block Internet access for my own machine. This is so that no apps can talk to the outside in the time frame I want it to. I know a firewall can do this but I don't want to install one. ...
1
vote
2answers
730 views

Windows 7 Symantec Endpoint Protection Problem

In my company, we use symantec endpoint prodection. But i have an update problem like this. How can i solve it? Can Windows 7 block symantec update?
9
votes
4answers
966 views

Blocking *.example.com at the OS (Windows) level

For privacy and performance reasons, I'd like to prevent my computer from ever communicating with certain Internet hosts. I'd like to do this at the OS level, not through web browser plug-ins (not ...
3
votes
3answers
2k views

hosts file and unblocked subdomains

I modified hosts file to block google.com and its subdomains but it blocks only the main domain name. It does not block the subdomains. Windows 7 Starter 127.0.0.1 google.com It blocks google.com ...
3
votes
1answer
269 views

Workaround for blocked URL shortening services?

I come across URLs from bit.ly, tinyurl, is.gd, etc. all the time. Unfortunately, these services are blocked by my employer. Is there a tool that unravels these URLs on my machine via some other ...