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Windows 7 Is There A Way To Limit A Specific Browser To Localhost Only With No Internet Access?

I want to lock down a browser I use for development specifically for localhost use only and not allow it access to the internet at all. Is there any way to do this?
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How can it be that when I am connected to wify network localhost requests use DNS?

When I am connected to local wi-fi networck requests like http://localhost:63342/prototype/index-3.html redirect me to some web page. When I turn wi-fi off it stips and works as normal (hosted on my ...
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Which Powershell Function could check whether a certain port is in LISTENING state on localhost?

Introduction Aim: to check whether a port is in LISTENING state on localhost by using a PowerShell function The following command: New-Object Net.Sockets.TcpClient.Connect("127.0.0.1",10389) ...
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I'm new with Ubuntu but I want to make the same localhost using xampp on two systems which I have on my hdd I want to have the same htdocs folder and mysql (phpmyadmin) on Ubuntu and Windows 7. Is it ...
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One computer on network redirected to 127.0.0.2 instead of website, other can access fine

www.reddit.com is being redirected to 127.0.0.2 on one computer on the network, but the other is fine. I have already checked the hosts file and the website is not listed. Any ideas?
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How to map a local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1?

I am currently running Ubuntu Server using Oracle's VirtualBox. I would like to map a network drive to my local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1. I can connect to my server using PuTTy just fine. I can ...
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How to find out what is running on localhost port

I have something running at port 9090 on my local machine. It's probably something I set up long ago and forgot about... how can I find out what it is? I am using Windows 8.
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IE doesn't work with localhost + port

I have a NodeJS server running on my local machine for development purposes. By default, it uses port 1337. (I've tried a handful of other ports such as 8080, 1234, 9000, 9090, 65432 et al). I can ...
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Local transparent Squid under Windows and redirecting local traffic to it

Good evening. I want to set a local transparent proxy on my machine, using Squid, for learning/caching/traffic controlling/blocking purposes - most for learning. The problem is, I'm running ...
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Why is my “localhost” not 127.0.0.1? [duplicate]

When I use the Ping command to ping my localhost, it doesn't show up as 127.0.0.1. C:\Windows\system32>ping localhost Pinging GIGA [::1] from ::1 with 32 bytes of data: Instead, it shows up ...
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Redirect all HTTP requests to a website

How to configure windows to open the same static html page for all HTTP browser request. For example if the user types http://www.google.com, my static Index.html will be shown.
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How to allow remote access to my WAMP server

I have developed a site using WAMP and it's working locally. I want to give access to other users, and when I put the server online and put my IP to the browser it's working. When I put the IP into ...
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Can you do “ping %localhost%”?

I would like to be able to ping whatever machine name I am in without first having to do: localhost Can I do something like the following? ping %localhost% When I do: ping localhost the IP ...
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Why is there a difference between ping “localhost” and ping “local IP address”?

Using cmd and ping on Windows gave me the following results: Pinging "localhost": Pinging "192.168.0.10" (local IP address): Aren't both situations exactly the same? I mean, I'm pinging ...
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Do (did) all versions of Windows ship with a host file and do they all have a localhost entry

As I'm always creating mini test and developmet sites I'm writing a mini-web based script in php 5.3 to ease the creation of local dev sites on windows running a wamp stack which is intended to create ...
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Certain websites redirect to 127.0.0.1. How do I fix this?

Facebook and Youtube in particular. Tried nslookup the address shows as 127.0.0.1. Checked the HOSTS file, it's fine. Ran Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (didn't find any problems) and SpyBot Search and ...
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I can not access http://localhost but http://127.0.0.1 works fine

My http://localhost is not working. But the address http://127.0.0.1 is working fine. I have multiple webservers installed on my computer and it is the same problem with them all. I think, but I ...
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Load local file in place of remote file (HTTP) address in Windows

I am trying to achieve something that you might typically use a hosts file for, but that isn't suitable here. I want a Windows PC to refer to a local file (I can serve it from a web server at ...
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How do you backup your localhost?

I have method to backup my work on localhost based on week basis. I use multipe dos command and save in on a bat file. I use command such as copy and xcopy and save my localhost to another place. ...
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WAMP not working anymore

I had been successfully using WAMP on my PC for a year or so but after I got internet connection through LAN, I noticed that WAMP has stopped working. When I go to http://localhost or http://127.0.0.1 ...
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How can I specify IP and ports for a hostname in the Windows hosts file?

I want to specify host names with two different ports in the Windows hosts file. Is there a way to do it? Or is it not allowed by Windows itself? I have been wasting my time searching for the ...