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 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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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 and hints

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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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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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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Adding items to /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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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: ...