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 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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Host file entries are ignored when accessing my University's WLAN

I set up my hosts file in Windows 7, so I can't access certain time-wasting sites. It works fine when I am back home, but as soon as I connect to my University's WLAN, I can still access all sites ...
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McAfee blocking PDFs

I'm running Windows XP SP3, with Adobe Reader 10.1.3. I also have McAfee. I have always been able to open PDFs in Adobe Reader with no trouble. Now, all of a sudden, I can't. If I turn off McAfee ...
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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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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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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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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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How to block certain domains on a computer that is behind a proxy on which I have no control

The situation: There is a windows 7 machine that can connect to internet only through an organisation's proxy. I have no control over the proxy servers. There is a single administrator account on ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to unblock jabber on TI ADSL router with iptables

I have old but reliable Texas Instruments ADSL router. Board AR7RD; BUILD=061005; VERSION=3.7.1 If that matters... One thing that bothers me is that it somehow blocking my jabber (Pidgin ...
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GUI tool for presenting connectivity status on a firewalled network with port blocks etc

The Israeli railway company has recently started a project of wireless LAN availability on its lines. Now, it's all in the flakey stages, sometimes things are up and sometimes they aren't; sometimes ...
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can the location of my employment block the use of my hot spot?

Can the location of my employment block the use of my hot spot? I cannot access either 3G or 4G internet at work with my hotspot.
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How can I block a bunch of contacts in Skype on Linux?

I am using Skype (Beta) 2.2.0.35 on my Ubuntu and after some trial I believe that it is not possible to block a whole bunch or group of contacts all in one move. It would be a very handy feature: ...
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Block users on Asus Router

I had an Netgear router who had the option to block connected devices who were using my wifi connection. Is this option available on an Asus RT-AC87U?
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How to block counter strike ports on router?

I have Cisco E2500 router and I need to block Counter Strike ports so that user would not be able to connect to it. Also, is it possible to block Skype ports so user would not be able to call to ...
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Block unwanted change in system time on windows

I don't want users to be able to change the system time. For this, I have set the Group Policy "Change the system time" to include only my Administrator account. I want to know the validity of 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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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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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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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 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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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 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 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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Can I see list of all IP blocked by my firewall and router?

I am using inbuilt firewall of windows 7. ( I am also using Microsoft security essentials ). My router is Netgear WNR1000v2 . Now can I see list of all IP which are blocked by either my firewall or ...
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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. ...
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Mumble, connection throttling/redirecting, and how to bypass it

My university has mechanisms in place to throttle/redirect the internet connection if it detects the use of utorrent, etc. The problem is that it also blocks the use of Mumble and Skype. I spoke with ...
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Can't access to my VPS

I try to connect to my VPS but I can't, even if i use an another computer. But when I use a different connection (other IP) it works. So I was wondering, why my VPS blacklist my IP ? And where can I ...