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Constant Limited Access

I recently switched ISP's and while I am very happy with the performance I'm getting, I am constantly getting limited access on my connection. I am fairly close to the modem/router and the ...
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Limit users only to their home folder and sub folder

Today i did give acces to SSH to my friend,and i want hem only to shay in folders that he is owning.So that is his home folder. So,how can i make sure that he will only have acces to that folder? I ...
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Tell Windows 7: “This is a thethering WLAN, allow only Browser and skype to use it.” [duplicate]

Is there some software that can be configured to recognize certain WLAN SSIDs as tethering connection and block all traffic from programs other than those explicitly added to a whitelist? I know that ...
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Setting up microsoft intune, need to lock down computer

So, I have an initiative to set up Microsoft Intune on a number (~450) remote computers. Those computers are currently running deep freeze to reduce the damage that people can do to them by ...
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How can I separate access within a network?

I am struggling to find a 'rule' in my router that separates access to different wired computers. I have fibre coming into the building that links via Ethernet cable to a zyxel router. From this I ...
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Disable access to network shares for one user

I have a Windows 7 computer with two users. One of them is Administrator the other is limited user. Limited user should have access to the internet but should not have access to any network shares of ...
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Present a form to user on Windows login

I have a public computer lab where users must give a few short details about themselves such as their age and objective before they use the computers. Currently this information is gathered by a lab ...
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How can I increase my wireless signal to reach the camper in the back yard?

I have a camper in the back field of my house. I use it as a guest living quarters for family. It is connected to the electricity for the property, and also I have ran aprox a 200 foot ethernet cable, ...
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Blocking Programs on Windows XP

I am using Windows XP SP3 and I am having problem controlling .exe on my computer. Is there a way to me to control the programs I would allow my the users of my computer and if the program isn't in ...
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Why would I get ''limited connectivity' (i.e. no internet access) via a home network connected to a ADSL modem?

When I power up my modem, home network and machines, sometimes the machines don't connect to the internet. Why would this be happening? Is there anything I can do to intervene? (See my setup below) ...
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Limiting WiFi bandwitdh to users connecting to Access Point

I have setup my Laptop to be a Access point so others nearby can connect to it. Now, I would like to limit the speed to those users so they cannot overload the Internet connection with their requests. ...
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Local network accessible but not internet via ethernet card (happens in Windows AND Ubuntu (dual boot) on same machine). What has happened to card?

I have a desktop PC with a 1Gb ethernet card as well as a built-in motherboard 100mb/s ethernet card. Very recently, internet access using these has stopped working. Initially I thought it was a ...
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Why can't I get internet access through WiFi in Windows Vista but I'm able to get it in Linux?

I can connect to my wireless network just fine on Linux. I can't do so with Windows Vista. Vista recognizes the connection, and it even connects to the router, but there is no internet access. The ...
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Limit the computers that can remote desktop to a server

I have a Windows Server 2003 computer that is accessed by a remote desktop connection. To access the server all you need to know is the IP address of the computer. I want to limit the computers that ...
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Windows 7: wireless connection cannot renew DHCP lease and falls back to 169.xxx.xxx.xxx IP address

In the last few days a very strange phenomena started occurring in my PC: I have a Windows 7 PC connected via a wireless network to a router. Last week the wireless connection started to reset to ...
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Easy way to restrict permissions in an elementary school computer lab?

I'm putting together an elementary school computer lab. I have nine Windows XP Pro machines that are not networked and do not have internet access (no money to do either). I've created separate ...
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windows 7 wireless knocks off other computers on the network

I am trying to fix a wireless network issue. When a new windows 7 machine (we have 2 in the house) we have problems with any other windows xp machines connecting to the wireless network. I am using a ...
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How to apply group policy settings to specific local accounts in Windows

I created a limited user account and want to restrict USB and CD drive access using group policy settings. Hence I want to use gpedit.msc to enforce restrictions on the limited account and disable ...
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How to create a user account for a child in Linux Mint?

Recently I have renovated an old computer which once belonged to my dad (the old HDD crashed, and I just bought a new one to replace it). My parents want me to fix this computer for my 5-year-old ...
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Prevent the use of portable software on non-admin accounts

Is it possible to disable the use of portable applications on non-administrator accounts? I am the administrator on a Windows XP machine, and I do not want limited users to be able to run portable ...
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Limited or no connectivity with D-Link DSL-G604T on two PCs

I had a D-Link DSL-G604T wired to two different XP machines working fine for about an year. I recently had to unplug all them off to replace the carpet. When I plugged them back in one of the PCs was ...
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Protect files on my server

I have a LAN of Windows XP Home Edition computers (my clients). My server has Windows XP Professional. I need to avoid that some users of a client computer (some need the access the others don't) have ...
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Site that blocks you from visiting a site too much? [closed]

A while ago I came across a site that allows you to enter a link, e.g. facebook.com, and then it generates a link you can use to access that site. Then you can set how often you are allowed to visit ...
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How to limit internet traffic in some computers of my home network?

I'm sharing my home wireless network, using a DIR-655 Wireless Router with 3 other people (2 using windows machines and one use mac laptop, I also use a mac laptop). I need to know how can I limit ...
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Restrict user access in Windows Vista to only run installed programs

I would like to create a guest account in Windows Vista (Home Premium version) with the following requirements: restrict access to only be able to run installed programs, maybe only run a specific ...
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Wireless works, wired doesnt

I recently reinstalled Windows 7 RC and now I get limited connection on my wired connection, while the wireless still works perfectly. I have tried another router, and also other cables, uninstall ...
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Sudden limited access on wired network, Windows 7 RC1

From time to time (twice a day, once a week - hard to tell really), I suddenly get "Limited access" on my internet connection, and I see no obvious reason for this. It's on a wired network, so no ...