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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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: ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Blocking all sites/IP address but Google.se with iptables

Im trying to block all IPs but Google.se. It doesnt work (Site does not display) Here is what I wrote: #/bin/sh echo "Flushing IPTables..." sleep 1 iptables -F iptables -X iptables -t nat -F ...
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How do I disconnect various connections from svchost.exe

Resource monitor shows that svchost.exe is connecting to various unneeded locations. How do I disconnect those? I added those addresses to my block list in the Comodo Firewall, but it does not help ...
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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 ...
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How to use NetLimiter to block inbound TCP traffic?

I'm using NetLimiter to block TCP traffic. (Rule type: Firewall, Direction: In, Action: Deny) I can block outbound, but not inbound. You can try blocking inbound TCP on Chrome to see it is not ...
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trouble adding sub URLs / pages inside a domain to /etc/hosts file

I want the hosts file to block www.url.com/page without blocking www.url.com step 1 ////////////// I've added 127.0.0.1 www.apple.com to my /etc/host file When I do ping www.apple.com I get this ...
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Comcast gateway parental setting block CIDR IP Range

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but I am having trouble adding CIDR IP ranges e.g. 206.111.0.0/16 to my Comcast Gateway. I went to Manage Sites and it says: Please Input a valid ...
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Creating a Domain BLACKlist with D-Link Router Instead of Whitelist

Problem I have a D-Link router and am having trouble figuring out how to get it to block certain websites. Background With my old (revision A1) DI-524, I had several different kinds of flexible ...
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Blocked a website in DD-WRT but it doesn't block all its subdomains, is there a way?

I blocked a site (http://exampleurl.com/) in DD-RWRT's control panel and it worked, but just for that exact URL, it didn't block the entire website (http://exampleurl.com/stuff/etc) and all other ...
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How to block access to Facebook for all users in a small business?

A relative of mine has a small accounting office and he decided to block facebook in the network. Ive been looking for a solution for blocking the https site but I had to enter all ip adresses to ...
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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
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Chrome pop-up blocker fail?

I have this problem since just a few days. I've been a heavy Chrome user for several years, but it never happened before: Sometimes absolutely uncalled for pop-ups appear, when I click something ...
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blocking facebooks news feed page but not other pages

I am using website blocker to block facebook.com https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/website-blocker-beta/hclgegipaehbigmbhdpfapmjadbaldib?hl=en I dont want to see facebook.com but still want ...
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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. ...
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Windows 8 firewall blocks browser downloads

I have a curious issue with the windows 8 firewall. When using chrome and internet explorer for hotmail I can't download word or pdf attachments. I also tried to download adobe reader with with ...
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Block router to set up PPPOE

Can ISP block WIFI router from setting up PPPOE connection? My ISP filtered clients by MAC. I cloned my MAC to WIFI router and everything was fine. Today my ISP started to block all WIFI routers. My ...
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is there an blacklist list for Better Pop Up Blocker?

I have Better Pop Up Blocker, it is really annoying to keep adding sites to my whitelist. I like to use the blacklist mode (to block pop-up only for bad sites as opposed to my banking sites), but ...
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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 ...